Equating Islam to terrorism “foolish”: Pope

Rome, (UNA-OIC) - Pope Francis stated that equating Islam to terrorism is "foolish."

"It might be coming out of many people's mouths, but this equation is a lie and it is foolish," Francis said in an interview on Thursday published by Italian local newspaper L'Eco di Bergamo, according to ANSA news agency.

"The most important role (of religions) is that of promoting a culture of encounter, together in the promotion of true education for responsible behavior that takes care of creation.

Source: International Islamic News Agency