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It’s Not Right To Link Islam With Terrorism – Pope Francis

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Today, Pope Francis affirmed that Islam was not a violent religion, saying only a minority of its faithful were fundamentalists. The Pope, who spoke on the plane while flying back from Poland to Rome`after a five-day trip to Poland, said that it was not right to identify Islam with violence. He said the following

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“It’s not true and it’s not correct to say Islam is terrorism. It’s not right to identify Islam with violence. I believe that in every religion there is always a little fundamentalist group. I don’t like to talk of Islamic violence because every day, when I go through the newspapers, I see violence, this man who girls his girlfriend, another who kills his mother-in-law. And these are baptized Catholics. If I speak of Islamic violence, then I have to speak of Catholic violence. Not all Muslims are violent”.




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