The vast, vast majority of them live their lives without engaging in a scintilla of faith-inspired violence. In fact, many say their faith inspires acts of charity and generosity. Based on the evidence, therefore, the only correct answer to the question “Is Islam a religion of peace?” is: “It can be.”
Day: June 1, 2013
Pennsylvania has begun an experiment to improve residents’ dietary and exercise habits using faith-based organizations. According to the
Bishop Dietsche issued a pastoral letter on the eve of Pride Month condemning the surge in anti-gay violence in his diocese and condemning the Carson murder. Bishop Dolan ignores the violence and urges opposition to marriage equality and focuses on the case before the Supreme Court.
‘There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who longed to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man’s table; even the dogs would come and lick his sores. […]