Israel’s Chief Sephardic leader, Rabbi Shlomo Amar, sent a letter to Pope Benedict XVI, asking for his help to stop the World Gay Pride parade scheduled for next month in Jerusalem, which “violates its honour and humiliate its greatness”.
“We were shocked to hear of plans to hold the world Pride Parade in the Holy City,” Rabbi Amar wrote. “The city which the entire world looks up to due to its holiness and glory, is now being attacked by evil people who wish to violate its honor and humiliate its greatness with deeds that the Torah despises, as well as all other religions. There is no need to elaborate about their plans and evil actions that bring humanity's dignity to the ground.”
Rabbi Amar calls on the Pope “to object this terrible phenomenon, in the hope that the protest of religious leaders will guide lost souls who fool and harm themselves badly and will deter evil people from corrupting humanity”.
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