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Pope Benedict XVI & Islam (Raymond Ibrahim) 1/3/23

The Catholic Current

Release Date: 01/04/2023

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We welcome back scholar and author Raymond Ibrahim to discuss Pope Benedict XVI's famous lecture at Regensburg, and the irrationalities within Islam. What has happened since that lecture, and have we in the West learned our lessons?