"The Sri Lankan government accused a local militant Islamist group, the National Thowheed Jamaath, of carrying out nine April 22 bombings, according to media reports. The government also said a foreign network likely was involved in the attacks." - BPNews
"The Pope also reiterated his conviction that all religions promote peace and that the danger of violent radicalization exists equally in all religions. 'There are fundamentalist and violent individuals in all peoples and religions—and with intolerant generalizations they become stronger because they feed on hate and xenophobia,' he said.
"In a 911 call during the attack Mateen pledged his allegiance to the terrorist group ISIS. Although the group also claimed responsibility for the attack, U.S. officials said they haven’t seen a direct link between the gunman and the terrorist group."
Even in the final decade of Muhammad's life, during which he engaged violent campaigns against non-Muslims, he did not carry out "evangelism by the sword," Brooks said, but operated "according to a reasonable code of just war theory that was consistent with the developing Islamic worldview." BPNews
"[I]t would be easy to dismiss charges that extreme anti-abortion rhetoric feeds domestic terrorism, but Christians, if anyone, should recognize the power of words to bring both good and ill."