ISIS Magazine Named Pope Francis As Next Target Ahead Of Visit
The notorious group ISIS leads the headlines once again as they have announced for the second time in 2 years through their own propagan...
The notorious group ISIS leads the headlines once again as they have announced for the second time in 2 years through their own propaganda magazine the group's target. The person they are pertaining to is the most powerful and known individual in the Catholic religion - POPE FRANCIS.
The ISIS magazine has named Pope Francis as a target. To make sure that the Pope is safe, the US maintains that there is currently no credible threat to the Pope.
Dabiq is an English-language magazine aimed at U.S., British and Australian Muslims in the vein of Inspire, a magazine for jihadists put out by al Qaeda.
In the latest issue of Dabiq, published last week, there is a photograph of the pope meeting with the Grand Mufti of Istanbul, Rahmi Yaran, at Turkey’s Blue Mosque last November. Neither is identified in a caption that reads: “Apostate government ‘scholars’ with the crusader pope.”
Laith al-Khouri, an analyst with Flashpoint Intelligence, said he believes the image is meant to send a message that “real Muslim imams” don’t cozy up to Christian icons. ISIS views such imams as apostates who oppose violent jihad, al-Khouri said. - NBC NEWS
Pope Francis has already denounced ISIS in the past. Last year, he said the violence being committed by Islamic militants was a “profoundly grave sin against God.”
“I can assure you, Pope Francis will be very, very safe here in the United States of America,” - Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter
To strengthen the Pope's visit, tens of thousands of police, military and counterterrorism personnel are involved in security preparations for the pope’s visit.