‘It’s not right to identify Islam with terrorism’: Pope Francis refuses to link Muslims with violence after a string of attacks in Europe.

3 Aug

chiniquy

(Taken from The Daily Mail UK)

Pope Francis has said he will not label Islam as ‘terrorism’ because it would be unfair and warned Europe was pushing its young into the hands of extremists. 

The pontiff was asked by reporters why he never mentions Islam when condemning terrorism or violence.

‘It’s not true and it’s not correct (to say) Islam is terrorism,’ he said, defending his decision not to name the religion when condemning the brutal murder of a Catholic priest in France in the latest of a string of recent attacks in Europe claimed by the Islamic State group. 

Defender: The pontiff was asked by reporters why he never mentions Islam when condemning terrorism or violence and went on to say that it was unfair on the countless peaceful Muilims Defender: The pontiff was asked by reporters why he never mentions Islam when condemning terrorism or violence and went on to say that it was unfair on the countless peaceful Muslims

The pontiff was on a pilgrimage to Poland, and made an unscheduled stop at a church in Krakow to…

View original post 436 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: