One day she felt compelled to sneak and read the Bible. SCOTT ROSS (reporting): After 14 years of heartache, Katrina now actively warns other women to avoid the same pain.
SCOTT ROSS: Katrina, a lot of people Islamic men and women are watching this nowwould certainly disagree with that. SCOTT ROSS: What does this do to your psyche, to your spirit, to your whole way of life living with a man this violent who could kill you and your children? Islam: thats how they hold their victimsby control, fear, and manipulation. SCOTT ROSS: How should the everyday person who loves Jesus respond to a Muslim who feels just as strongly about his system as we do about Christ? What they respect out of me is a boldness to say to them, 'Youre missing it. KATRINA: Yes, a born-again believer who loves the Lord Jesus! SCOTT ROSS: He divorced you on the grounds that you had converted? SCOTT ROSS: Do you have any communication with him at all?
KATRINA: Our children still go in and out of his home here in the U. I was five months pregnant with our son, and he kicked me in the stomach because he stayed out late one nightovernightand I questioned him for it. KATRINA: Yes, it was my fault that I made him beat me because I shouldnt have asked him. She had a good upbringing and became a Christian in her teens. Then one night at a club, Katrina met the man of her dreams. SCOTT ROSS (reporting): An important detail in this story: the man was also a Muslim. I thought that Muslims were Ali Baba and the 40 thieves and the magic carpet ride. ' I thought the Middle East was somewhere in the middle of the country. SCOTT ROSS: So you didnt understand what you were doing? It was intriguing, the mystique of the whole thing. Her husband, Mohammed, strictly held to Muslim customs and demanded her obedience. KATRINA: Probably I got a good beating once a year.