Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Lent fast re-branded as 'Christian Ramadan'

By Bruno Waterfield
Last Updated: 2:23am GMT 12/02/2008
Dutch Catholics have re-branded the Lent fast as the "Christian Ramadan" in an attempt to appeal to young people who are more likely to know about Islam than Christianity.

article here

commented on at Touchstone here

an event here
Commenting on low birth rates and the increase in Muslim population, no less an authority than Bernard Lewis has said, "Current trends show that Europe will have a Muslim majority by the end of the twenty-first century at the latest. . . . Europe will be part of the Arab West-the Maghreb."

Highlights some good reading even if you can't make the event

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