Catholic Theologians Take Strong Stand Against Islamophobia


A number of blogs featuring Catholic and other Christian theologians, including some of the most talented millennial Catholic theologians, have posted a statement that condemns the rising tide of anti-Muslim sentiment and all forms of violence directed toward Muslims on account of their faith here in the United States. The statement expresses their solidarity with our Muslim brothers and sisters. Here is the fulltext:

We, as Christian theologians in the public sphere, stand together in solidarity with Muslims in the United States in support of all Muslim citizens and residents of the United States.   We do so not despite our deep Christian faith, but precisely because of it.

Recent statements in the wake of the horrific actions of violence in Paris and San Bernardino have once again raised the threshold of acceptable actions in this country.  We reject and abhor any and all statements or actions that respond…

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