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Publicized plans to burn the Qur'an in Florida this weekend will be used as an excuse for violence against Christian minorities around the world. VOMC has received confirmation of specific threats to our Christian brothers and sisters in both Pakistan and Iraq if the Qur'an is burned.

VOMC CEO Corey Odden said, "Burning the Qur'an is contrary to Christ's command in Matthew 22:39 to love our neighbours as ourselves and will likely put our Christian brothers and sisters living in majority Muslim countries in grave and immediate danger of reprisal. We strongly encourage the leaders of Dove World Outreach Center to prayerfully reconsider their activities planned for September 11, 2010."

The Voice of the Martyrs, Canada is a registered Canadian non-profit charitable organization dedicated solely to serving persecuted Christians worldwide.

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