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|quote="We find some historic examples regarding treatment of hallowed grounds useful, like the much-referenced decision by the Catholic Church to abandon a convent at Auschwitz. The church ultimately bowed to concerns that well-meaning nuns served as a hurtful distraction to the memory of the many Jews killed at the camp, despite the fact Catholics also died there. Likewise, Muslims were among the many faiths and people killed at the World Trade Center, so we understand Cordoba's desire to promote its message of peace. Yet in the face of the hurt and anger the idea of a mosque there evokes, truly thoughtful people would better serve their cause by choosing a different location."
 
|quote="We find some historic examples regarding treatment of hallowed grounds useful, like the much-referenced decision by the Catholic Church to abandon a convent at Auschwitz. The church ultimately bowed to concerns that well-meaning nuns served as a hurtful distraction to the memory of the many Jews killed at the camp, despite the fact Catholics also died there. Likewise, Muslims were among the many faiths and people killed at the World Trade Center, so we understand Cordoba's desire to promote its message of peace. Yet in the face of the hurt and anger the idea of a mosque there evokes, truly thoughtful people would better serve their cause by choosing a different location."
 
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Latest revision as of 02:04, August 25, 2010

This is an opinion item.

Author(s) The Denver Post editorial board
Source The Denver Post
Date August 18, 2010
URL http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_15808320
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Quotes-start.png "We find some historic examples regarding treatment of hallowed grounds useful, like the much-referenced decision by the Catholic Church to abandon a convent at Auschwitz. The church ultimately bowed to concerns that well-meaning nuns served as a hurtful distraction to the memory of the many Jews killed at the camp, despite the fact Catholics also died there. Likewise, Muslims were among the many faiths and people killed at the World Trade Center, so we understand Cordoba's desire to promote its message of peace. Yet in the face of the hurt and anger the idea of a mosque there evokes, truly thoughtful people would better serve their cause by choosing a different location." Quotes-end.png


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This item takes a mixed stance on the position Mosque should be allowed to be built on the topic Park51 controversy.