“Al-Tayeb, however, is on record saying that apostates — that is, anyone born to a Muslim father who wishes to leave Islam — should be punished. As to the penalty they deserve, in July 2016, during one of his televised programs, al-Tayeb reaffirmed that
“Those learned in Islamic law [al-fuqaha] and the imams of the four schools of jurisprudence consider apostasy a crime and agree that the apostate must either renounce his apostasy or else be killed.” To underscore the point, he cited a hadith, or tradition, of Islam’s prophet, Muhammad, saying, “Whoever changes his Islamic religion, kill him.” (Sahih Al-Bukhari vol. 9 no.57)”
Sounds like Francis has found his Peron twin. Say different contradictory opinions depending on the audience.
“”In March 2016, before the German parliament, Sheikh al-Tayeb made unequivocally clear that religious freedom is guaranteed by the Koran, while in Cairo he makes the exact opposite claims…. Combating terrorism and radical religious ideologies will not be accomplished by directing at the West and its international institutions religious dialogues that are open, support international peace and respect freedoms and rights, while internally promoting ideas that contribute to the dissemination of violent extremism through the media and educational curricula of Al Azhar and the mosques.” https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/13706/pope-francis-ahmed-al-tayeb-document
“Democratic leadership remained silent, as they have for months as rampant anti-Semitism is spreading through the party like cancer.
I get the feeling Omar likes this attention and may feel empowered as a female Muslim member of Congress. That seemingly sweet smile isn’t so sweet. “
“The president said Omar’s comments are “deep seated in her heart” and called her apology “lame.” https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/429609-trump-calls-on-omar-to-resign-over-remarks-condemned-as-anti-semitic