Many people turn to religion in times of need. Some of the practices advocated by a few religious leaders are unhelpful and will aid in the spread of the COVId-19 virus. This too is religious extremism.
On this day in 2014, two gunmen stormed a church near the Kenyan city of Mombasa, opening fire on worshipers and killing four people.
On this day in 2016 four suspected ISIS members murdered 16 people, including four nuns at the offices of the Sisters of Mother Teresa in Aden, Yemen.
On this day in 2006, members of Abu Sayyaf knocked on the door of a farm in the Philippines province of Mindanao and opened fire on Christian residents.
Many people take religion seriously but is it ok to take violent action against someone who makes fun of your faith?
On this day on 2015, Robert Dear entered a planned parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs engaged in a standoff with police that lasted for hours.
On this day in 1985, four terrorists from the Palestine Liberation Front corralled 97 passengers aboard the Italian ship Achille Lauro.
In our continuing series on religious terrorism, it is time to look at Christian extremist violence.
In our continuing series on religious terrorism, it is time to look at Jewish extremist violence.