Angela Merkel Defends Muslims, But Says Christians Can’t Stop Islamic Terrorism

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Angela Merkel Defends Muslims, But Says Christians Can’t Stop Islamic Terrorism

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended Islam as a peaceful religion Saturday night in a speech aimed at quelling growing anti-Muslim sentiment in Europe and the U.S. that has sparked in recent months hate crimes and political backlash. Merkel, who has sought to lead by example and welcome hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees into Germany while…