By Bro. Michael Dimond, O.S.B.
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Benedict XVI, Address, Dec. 22, 2006: “My visit to Turkey afforded me the opportunity to show also publicly my respect for the Islamic Religion, a respect, moreover, which the Second Vatican Council (declaration Nostra Aetate #3) pointed out to us as an attitude that is only right.”
Notice that Benedict XVI says that he respects, not just Muslims, but the false Islamic religion itself. This is apostasy. Further, notice that he admits that Vatican II itself teaches respect for the false religion of Islam. Thus, he admits that Vatican II endorsed a false religion and taught that respect for it is “an attitude that is only right.”
Pope Leo XIII, Custodi di Quella fede (# 15), Dec. 8, 1892: “Everyone should avoid familiarity or friendship with anyone suspected of belonging to masonry or to affiliated groups. Know them by their fruits and avoid them. Every familiarity should be avoided, not only with those impious libertines who openly promote the character of the sect, but also with those who hide under the mask of universal tolerance, respect for all religions…”
 L’Osservatore Romano, Jan. 3, 2007, p. 7.
 The Papal Encyclicals, Vol. 2 (1878-1903), p. 304.