A controversial Islamophobic pastor is set to lead a prayer at the opening ceremony of the American embassy in Jerusalem al-Quds, reports say.
Dallas-based preacher Robert Jeffress told Fox News on Sunday night that he would be leading a prayer during the ceremony to open the new US embassy in Israel, a controversial move that is guaranteed to stir violence in the occupied Palestinian lands.
Jeffress, who has a history of hateful comments against Muslims, is a long-time supporter of US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
He has the track record of extreme intolerance and is known for labeling just about any religion, other than his own, as heresy. The most scathing of his numerous attacks have taken aim at Islam, describing the religion as evil.
Jeffress once said that “the dark dirty secret of Islam” is that “it is a religion that promotes pedophilia.”
He also once compared the Catholic Church to a…