posted on Feb, 11 2013 @ 12:38 PM
Cardinal Peter Turkson .. on the short list for the papacy .. also fills St. Malachy's prediction for the last pope pretty darn well. Here is a
flavor of how Cardinal Turkson thinks. He took the film - Muslim Demographics - to show to his fellow Cardinals in The Vatican. Apparently it wasn't
PC enough and rubbed some of the Cardinals the wrong way.
Huffington Post -
Cardinal Peter Turkson shows 'Muslim Demographics' Film at Vatican
The clip, which has been viewed over 13 million times on YouTube since it was uploaded by an anonymous user in 2009, combines dramatic music with
skewed population statistics to make claims about various European countries such as "In just 39 years France will be an Islamic republic."
Critics have pointed out that the fertility figures used in the video, which claim French women have an average of 1.8 children while French Muslim
women have 8.1 children, cannot be genuine as France does not collect statistics by religion.
According to a study by the U.S.-based Pew Research Center there were 2.18 billion Christians in 2010, half of which were Catholics.
The total number of Muslims of all denominations was 1.6 billion and forecast to increase 35 percent to 2.2 billion by 2030, according to the research
ETA - HUFFINGTON POST says the figures in the film are 'skewed'. I don't know if they are or not. Huffington Post is left wing and the film doesn't
follow Huffington Posts agenda .. so I can't verify if they are correct or not.
ETA - I'm pretty sure that THIS
is the short film he showed. Can't be positive ... but I
Side note - this Cardinal favors the use of condoms in Africa 'when necessary'.
So although he's conservative in some areas, he's also very open in others.
Related info -
Cardinal Turkson's Wikipedia Page
Ghana has a 15% Muslim population
ATS Thread - Outbreeding the enemy, does it work?
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