Florida pastor says he may burn Korans after all
David Zucchino and Tina Susman"Reporting from Durham, N.C., and New York Just hours after backing down from plans to burn copies of the Koran, an anti-Muslim evangelist backtracked again Thursday by announcing that his tiny Florida church was considering burning the Islamic holy book after all. "Terry Jones, pastor of the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla., said he canceled the threatened book burning after securing a promise that a controversial Islamic center and mosque planned two blocks from ground zero in New York City would be relocated farther from the former World Trade Center site. "But after two prominent Muslim leaders contradicted Jones' claim, he ratcheted up tensions anew, telling reporters that he might go ahead with the Koran burning. He said he had been "lied to" by a Florida imam with whom he had discussed moving the New York mosque, the Associated Press reported." Read on...
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"Florida pastor says he may burn Korans after all", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2010. Consulté le 02/10/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/florida-pastor-says-he-may-burn-korans-after-all