Institute Supports Saudi Council of Senior Clerics' Condemnation of Violence by Islamic Militants


Washington, D.C. August 21. The Institute on Religion and Public Policy applauds a statement released by the Saudi Council of Senior Clerics condemning violence by Islamic militants and deeming helping terrorists as "one of the greatest sins." The s

The statement from the Council, Saudi Arabia's highest religious body, came a day after Saudi authorities arrested at least 11 suspected militants and seized a large weapons cache in southern Jizan province.

"This courageous statement of leadership from the Saudi Council of Senior Clerics deligitimizes the use of Islam by militants and extremists as a pretext to carry out acts of violence," stated Institute President Joseph K. Grieboski. "The Council of Clerics has reaffirmed that terrorism is not an act of faith; it is an act of politics."

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