Pope Urges Muslims to Condemn Extremism

‘This is especially the case in these times where an authentic religious spirit is being perverted by extremist groups and where religious differences are being distorted’

Pope Francis decries 'perverted' extremists on Albania visit (BBC)

Pope Francis has denounced extremists around the world for "perverting" religion to justify violence during a visit to Albania.

Tens of thousands of Albanians attended an open air Mass celebrated by the pontiff in the capital, Tirana.

He praised the "peaceful coexistence" of religions in the country, where a Muslim majority lives alongside Catholics and Orthodox Christians.

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