A Jewish-Catholic Partnership against Islamist Violence?

*The Pope’s failure vociferously to denounce Islam-based violence concerns many among both Church hierarchy and lay people.

*The pope’s statements regarding Islam and his refusal directly to discuss mounting Christian martyrdom in Muslim lands defy credulity. Whether his words are willful blindness, innocent naiveté, or intellectual ignorance of the nature of Islam itself, it is confusing many of the faithful.

*One moderate Muslim leader, Yahya Cholil Staquf, head of Indonesia’s Nahdlatul Ulama, said that Westerners “should stop pretending that extremism and terrorism have nothing to do with Islam.”

Source: A Jewish-Catholic Partnership against Islamist Violence?

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