|An Islamic mob burn an effigy of the Holy Father|
Yet the civil authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia routinely incinerate hundreds if not thousands of them each year.
Many naive or, possibly, evangelistic Christians are apprehended every day in Saudi Arabia as they arrive on their flight from the Americas or Europe.
In their luggage is a Bible, sometimes, many Bibles.
To bring any Christian literature into the country is against the law in Saudi and so, all materials will be confiscated and disposed of.
The penalties can be harsh but one thing is certain, the holy books will be burnt (hopefully, before any act of sacrilege can be committed).
It was a mindless act of stupidity on the part of those soldiers who burnt the copies of the Koran - but perhaps the Muslim community might like to get a perspective on the issue.