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What Pope Francis Needs to Know about Islam (David Wood)

Pope Francis was recently asked about violence in Islam. The Pope replied: "I don’t like to speak of Islamic violence, because every day, when I browse the newspapers, I see violence, here in Italy… …More
Pope Francis was recently asked about violence in Islam. The Pope replied:
"I don’t like to speak of Islamic violence, because every day, when I browse the newspapers, I see violence, here in Italy… this one who has murdered his girlfriend, another who has murdered the mother-in-law… and these are baptized Catholics! There are violent Catholics! If I speak of Islamic violence, I must speak of Catholic violence . . . and no, not all Muslims are violent, not all Catholics are violent. It is like a fruit salad; there’s everything. There ARE violent persons of this religion… this is true: I believe that in pretty much every religion there is always a small group of fundamentalists. Fundamentalists. We have them. When fundamentalism comes to kill, it can kill with the language -- the Apostle James says this, not me -- and even with a knife, no? I do not believe it is right to identify Islam with violence. This is not right or true."
Is this a fair response? In this video, David Wood examin…More
mmeharriet
Excellent commentary of PF and islam.
GJA Taylor
When pope Francis dies, let us hope he is not remembered by the misguided title, "the pope of confusion", but that he is clearly titled that which he is - the bad pope.
Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on us. Amen.
tbswv
Dead On!! I also enjoy your TV program where Muslims call in and try to compare Muhummad with Jesus. One divine and the other rotting in the grave.
Frantz jean
Thank you