Thursday, January 22, 2009

The execution of Atefah

BBC reports on a truly stomach churning story about the abuse and execution of a 16 year old Iranian girl. The story is a clear example of how religion can be perverted and misused by fundamentalists. Read Full story here.

1 comment:

Joe V. said...

wow ... no words. All I could think of was John 8:2-11, and the foolishness of men who themselves believe they are holy.

As Orthodox Christians, what we can offer is to pray for the soul of Atefah and that she will find mercy and the peace she could not find on this world by our loving God.