Iran Pastor Refuses To 'Abandon' Chri...

Iran Pastor Refuses To 'Abandon' Christ; Execution Perhaps 'Thursday'

There are 18 comments on the www.worthynews.com story from Sep 28, 2011, titled Iran Pastor Refuses To 'Abandon' Christ; Execution Perhaps 'Thursday'. In it, www.worthynews.com reports that:

A young pastor of Iran's largest house church movement has told an Iranian court he will not "recant" his faith in Christ despite facing execution as early as Thursday, September 29, for abandoning Islam, church sources said ...

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“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Sep 28, 2011
from worthynews:

"Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani of the Church of Iran was asked by the Gilan provincial court in the city of Rasht to 'repent' ahead of his next hearing Tuesday, September 27. However Nadarkhani declined, according to comments obtained by BosNewsLife.

"'Repent means to return. What should I return to? To the blasphemy that I had before my faith in Christ?,' the 34-year-old church leader asked during his first hearing Sunday, September 25.

"When the court told him to return 'to the religion of your ancestors, Islam' Nadarkhani replied:'I can not.'"
DeeAnna

Forney, TX

#2 Sep 28, 2011
Oh poor mistreated muslims how dare an infidel refuse to bow.
Power of the Gospel

United States

#3 Sep 28, 2011
Good for him! Bad for them!
Hell is real, and hell will be their home.
Hilbilly

Auckland, New Zealand

#4 Sep 28, 2011
Is this real or not?Like George Tenet falsifying
reports on WMDs.Hard to believe anything in
the media especially when it comes to countries
the US have vested interests in.Sadam was going to dump the dollar in favor of the euro
for the US.Invasion was the only option.
1.Control oil
2.ensure the fractional reserve bubble
3 Send a clear message to others
Don't you think it's convenient we have this
"wave of liberation " sweeping Arab countries surely John Perkins an his ilk
have failed the CIA jackals are having a go.
Too many in the US are asleep to the fact about how closely oil is linked to their dollar for the empire to continue casting it's shadow maintaining control of oil is imperative it keeps
other countries locked in to the US dollar.
EdSed

Shotts, UK

#5 Sep 28, 2011
From:
http://www.historyonthenet.com/Tudors/bloody_...
All Protestants who refused to convert to Catholicism were to be burnt. One of the first to go to the stake was John Rogers who had translated Tynedale's Bible into English. The Bishops, Nicholas Ridley, Hugh Latimer and Thomas Cranmer followed soon afterwards. In all Mary was responsible for the burnings of 227 men and 56 women, mostly in the South East of England.(Unquote)
Perhaps it is true that developmentally, at least on one level, Iran is where some European countries were several centuries ago. It is a backward culture in some respects.

Religious beliefs don't help. They divide people and make compromise more difficult.
passerby

Welland, Canada

#6 Sep 28, 2011
EdSed wrote:
From:
http://www.historyonthenet.com/Tudors/bloody_...
All Protestants who refused to convert to Catholicism were to be burnt. One of the first to go to the stake was John Rogers who had translated Tynedale's Bible into English. The Bishops, Nicholas Ridley, Hugh Latimer and Thomas Cranmer followed soon afterwards. In all Mary was responsible for the burnings of 227 men and 56 women, mostly in the South East of England.(Unquote)
Perhaps it is true that developmentally, at least on one level, Iran is where some European countries were several centuries ago. It is a backward culture in some respects.
Religious beliefs don't help. They divide people and make compromise more difficult.
Yea what's your point?

Iran's clerics are living in the middle ages or living Islam

“Proud Southerner”

Since: May 07

Israel, betach b'HaShem!

#7 Sep 28, 2011
Power of the Gospel wrote:
Good for him! Bad for them!
Hell is real, and hell will be their home.
Hard to think its good for him. Poor man is good as dead, aint he?

Nontheless, those Iranians judges should be executed, not him. obviously they have no respect and they think they can stop into God's shoes.
Cherokee Chief

New York, NY

#8 Sep 28, 2011
EdSed wrote:
From:
http://www.historyonthenet.com/Tudors/bloody_...
All Protestants who refused to convert to Catholicism were to be burnt. One of the first to go to the stake was John Rogers who had translated Tynedale's Bible into English. The Bishops, Nicholas Ridley, Hugh Latimer and Thomas Cranmer followed soon afterwards. In all Mary was responsible for the burnings of 227 men and 56 women, mostly in the South East of England.(Unquote)
Perhaps it is true that developmentally, at least on one level, Iran is where some European countries were several centuries ago. It is a backward culture in some respects.
Religious beliefs don't help. They divide people and make compromise more difficult.
You have no proof that catholicism is Christian.
Paul WV

Rocky Mount, NC

#9 Sep 28, 2011
Cherokee Chief wrote:
<quoted text>You have no proof that catholicism is Christian.
The Catholic Church is the only Christian Church founded by Jesus and has an unbroken line of succession from Jesus through the popes. All other Christian sects have broken away at some point from the Catholic Church.

“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#10 Sep 29, 2011
Washington (CNN)- The White House Thursday condemned the conviction of an Iranian pastor, who may be executed in Tehran for refusing to recant his religious beliefs and convert from Christianity to Islam.

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani "has done nothing more than maintain his devout faith, which is a universal right for people," a White House spokesman said in a statement. "That the Iranian authorities would try to force him to renounce that faith violates the religious values they claim to defend, crosses all bounds of decency and breaches Iran's own international obligations."

http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2011/09/29/iran...
Tinkerbell

Paducah, KY

#11 Sep 29, 2011
Joe DeCaro wrote:
Washington (CNN)- The White House Thursday condemned the conviction of an Iranian pastor, who may be executed in Tehran for refusing to recant his religious beliefs and convert from Christianity to Islam.
Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani "has done nothing more than maintain his devout faith, which is a universal right for people," a White House spokesman said in a statement. "That the Iranian authorities would try to force him to renounce that faith violates the religious values they claim to defend, crosses all bounds of decency and breaches Iran's own international obligations."
http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2011/09/29/iran...
Looks like we caught iran talking out of both sides of its mouth again.

I wonder how long we will continue to ignore the human rights nightmare that ultimately will only aid its escalation.

In the meantime...yeah...umm...let allow these idiots to nuk up.

Political correctness is going to get us all killed....
Sentinel

Moncton, Canada

#12 Sep 29, 2011
Paul WV wrote:
<quoted text>
The Catholic Church is the only Christian Church founded by Jesus and has an unbroken line of succession from Jesus through the popes. All other Christian sects have broken away at some point from the Catholic Church.
If the Roman Catholic Church and many Catholics themselves actually read their Bible and tried to live it, they wouldn't have half the problems they got.

The first Christian "church" was not Roman Catholicism.
april gallop

Edison, NJ

#13 Sep 29, 2011
Hilbilly wrote:
Is this real or not?Like George Tenet falsifying
reports on WMDs.Hard to believe anything in
the media especially when it comes to countries
the US have vested interests in.Sadam was going to dump the dollar in favor of the euro
for the US.Invasion was the only option.
1.Control oil
2.ensure the fractional reserve bubble
3 Send a clear message to others
Don't you think it's convenient we have this
"wave of liberation " sweeping Arab countries surely John Perkins an his ilk
have failed the CIA jackals are having a go.
Too many in the US are asleep to the fact about how closely oil is linked to their dollar for the empire to continue casting it's shadow maintaining control of oil is imperative it keeps
other countries locked in to the US dollar.
There were no commercial plane crashes on 9-11. The entire US war on terror is a staged fraud used to murder millions based on religion.
Paul WV

Rocky Mount, NC

#14 Sep 29, 2011
Sentinel wrote:
<quoted text>
If the Roman Catholic Church and many Catholics themselves actually read their Bible and tried to live it, they wouldn't have half the problems they got.
The first Christian "church" was not Roman Catholicism.
Jesus founded just one Church and that was the Catholic Church. Only the Catholic Church can trace its roots directly back to Jesus and His Apostles.
Sentinel

Moncton, Canada

#15 Sep 29, 2011
Paul WV wrote:
<quoted text>
Jesus founded just one Church and that was the Catholic Church. Only the Catholic Church can trace its roots directly back to Jesus and His Apostles.
Jesus founded Christianity not the Roman Catholic church.
Hilbilly

Auckland, New Zealand

#16 Sep 29, 2011
april gallop wrote:
<quoted text>
There were no commercial plane crashes on 9-11. The entire US war on terror is a staged fraud used to murder millions based on religion.
Unfortunately I have to agree.September Clues
on YouTube search Professor Steven Jones
thermate,Illuminati.Religion is part of it.From what I've seen on the Elites the illuminati I try to take
this with a grain of salt but when events occur
that seem to take it in that direction you start believing.
Arnold

Cambridge, MA

#17 Sep 30, 2011
What is most interesting to note is that not one single Muslim responded to this. They always tell you one thing, and then fall silent when they behave in the opposite way. It's almost as if they think that if they remain silent, people won't notice it or forget about it.

“Proud Southerner”

Since: May 07

Israel, betach b'HaShem!

#18 Sep 30, 2011
Arnold wrote:
What is most interesting to note is that not one single Muslim responded to this. They always tell you one thing, and then fall silent when they behave in the opposite way. It's almost as if they think that if they remain silent, people won't notice it or forget about it.
True.

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