Sunday, November 20, 2016

John Bingham, The Telegraph: Justin Welby: It's time to stop saying Isil has ‘nothing to do with Islam’

18 NOVEMBER 2016
Claims that the atrocities of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have “nothing to do with Islam” are harming efforts to confront and combat extremism, the Archbishop of Canterbury has insisted.
Religious leaders of all varieties must “stand up and take responsibility” for the actions of extremists who profess to follow their faith, the Most Rev Justin Welby said.
He argued that unless people recognise and attempt to understand the motivation of terrorists they will never be able to combat their ideology effectively.