In the wake of the colossal fire destroying a significant part of the 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral, many French authorities consider the blaze an accident – despite the fact that there has been a major surge of incidents where churches have been destroyed or vandalized by hostile Muslims.
“Nearly 2,000 Christian houses of worship in France have been desecrated in the past two years, according to police, [while] in Germany, there were four such incidents in March,” WND announced. “Some French politicians have attributed the church desecrations – averaging more than two a day – to ‘militant secularism.’”
However, political correctness across the Atlantic has made reporting on Islamic attacks against Christian buildings and monuments taboo – and when Islamic adherents are exposed, their crimes are oftentimes excused.
“[In almost all attacks across Europe], authorities and media obfuscate the identity of the vandals,” Raymond Ibrahim, a senior fellow the Gatestone Institute pointed out. “In those rare instances when the Muslim – or ‘migrant’ – identity of the destroyers is leaked, the desecraters are then presented as suffering from mental health issues.”
A common fear to expose the attacks at face value has been endemic for some time, as European publications have stressed.
“Hardly anyone writes and speaks about the increasing attacks on Christian symbols,” Germany’s PI News explained in its analysis of church attacks – noting how authorities stop at nothing to keep from putting the blame on Muslim migrants. “There is an eloquent silence in both France and Germany about the scandal of the desecrations and the origin of the perpetrators.”
It has reportedly gotten so bad that local authorities where the attacks are staged risk serious consequences if they blame migrants for the crimes,”
“It is not the perpetrators who are in danger of being ostracized, but those who dare to associate the desecration of Christian symbols with immigrant imports,” the German website explained. “They are accused of hatred, hate speech and racism.”
But the numbers don’t lie, and there is no denying the fact that as the number of Muslim migrants has increased, so has the number of attacks on Christian monuments and houses of worship.
“Figures released by French police showed that 875 of France’s 42,258 churches were vandalized last year, [and] a further 129 churches reported thefts from the premises,” the United Kingdom’s The Sun divulged about a week before the Notre Dame fire broke out. “The interior ministry said that 59 cemeteries were also vandalized. While the figures are down on the previous year – when there were 1,045 acts of vandalism and 109 thefts – they are still at a ‘worrying level,’ according to Le Figaro.”
Islam taking credit for latest conflagration?
Militant Muslims hostile to Christianity rejoiced in the latest destruction of church property in France – and even took credit for it
“ISIS followers online called the Notre Dame fire ‘retribution and punishment’ from Allah, [a]nd many social-media users with Muslims names were saying the same Monday,” WND noted. “Pars public prosecutor Remy Heitz said Tuesday there was no obvious indication the fire was caused by arson. The roof was undergoing a massive $6.8 million renovation project when the blaze broke out. Reuters reported 50 people were working on the investigation.”
Waging a war on Christianity
As churches are being desecrated across the capital of France, Muslims are assuming credit.
“Recent attacks on churches have included a fire in St. Sulpice church in Paris, human feces smeared on a wall in Notre-Dame-des-Enfacts in Nimes and the vandalization of the organ at St. Denis basilica outside Paris,” WND informed. “Police believe the fire at St. Sulpice was started deliberately.”
In fact, the head of France’s Republican party, Laurent Wauquiez, accused the media of not allocating nearly enough coverage to the St. Sulpice fire.
“St. Sulpice is not only a church – it’s a part of who we are,” Wauquiez said, according to The Sun. “That’s enough of this code of silence,”
A parliamentary investigation into the vandalization of Christian property has been ordered by two opposition members in France.
As Europe continues to try to alleviate the so-called “refugee crisis” of Muslims coming from Islamic hotbed countries, it has been contended that a subtle war on the Christian faith is being incrementally waged.
“[T]here is a creeping war against everything that symbolizes Christianity: attacks on mountain-summit crosses, on sacred statues by the wayside, on churches… and recently also on cemeteries,” PI News insisted.
As a fellow at the Middle East Forum and author of the new book, Sword and Scimitar, Fourteen Centuries of War between Islam and the West, Ibrahim says the evidence is stacking up against Muslims as the perpetrators.
“Crosses are broken, altars smashed, Bibles set on fire, baptismal fonts overturned, and the church doors smeared with Islamic expressions, like ‘Allahu Akbar,'” he explained.
Targeting churches for destruction is becoming the norm in France.
“In France, two churches are desecrated every day on average, [and] according to PI-News … 1,063 attacks on Christian churches or symbols (crucifixes, icons, statues) were registered in France in 2018,” Ibrahim informed. “This represents a 17-percent increase compared to the previous year (2017), when 878 attacks were registered – meaning that such attacks are only going from bad to worse.”
He said there is no mistaking that Muslims have made a concerted effort to wipe out Christianity across Europe.
“Another German report from November 11, 2017 noted that in the Alps and Bavaria alone, around 200 churches were attacked, and many crosses broken: ‘Police are currently dealing with church desecrations again and again,” Ibrahim continued. “The perpetrators are often youthful rioters with a migration background. Elsewhere, they are described as ‘young Islamists.’ [And in European regions with large Muslim populations], there seems to be a concomitant rise in attacks on churches and Christian symbols.”
Over the past few years, there is little doubt that Muslims are maneuvering to ultimately eradicate Christianity from their relocation spots.
“In the North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany, – were more than a million Muslims reside, for example – some 50 public Christian statues were beheaded and crucifixes broken prior to Christmas in 2016,” WND recalled. “A local newspaper in the German town of Dülmen reported in 2016 that ‘not a day goes by’ without attacks on religious statues in the town of less than 50,000 people and the immediate surrounding area. [And] in January 2017, a study found Islamic extremist attacks on Christians in France rose by 38 percent – from 273 attacks in 2015 to 376 in 2016. The majority took place during the Christmas season.”
The trend of covering up Islam’s war on Christianity across the European continent was recently laid bare for all to read by the German daily.
"Hardly anyone writes and speaks about the increasing attacks on Christian symbols,” PI News contended. “There is an eloquent silence in both France and Germany about the scandal of the desecrations and the origin of the perpetrators … Not a word, not even the slightest hint that could in anyway lead to the suspicion of migrants... It is not the perpetrators who are in danger of being ostracized, but those who dare to associate the desecration of Christian symbols with immigrant imports. They are accused of hatred, hate speech and racism."