Belief Beat

If you’ve been out celebrating Halloween, Reformation Sunday, All Saints’ Day, Dia de los Muertos, Samhain or all/none of the above, you may have missed some really scary religion news: Muslim terrorists have killed dozens of Iraqi Christians inside a Baghdad cathedral, and are being investigated for trying to send bombs from Yemen to Chicago-area synagogues (including an LGBT-friendly house of worship).

On top of that, Jewish settlers have been accused of starting fires at mosques and a church in Jerusalem and the West Bank.

So, not a great weekend for the Islam=peace crowd and optimistic proponents of Abrahamic interfaith harmony. (Is it ever these days? Sigh.)

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