Archbishop warns against 'religious illiteracy'
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London attack: Archbishop Justin Welby warns against 'religious illiteracy'

Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has said there is "a lack of religious literacy" among some people who are tackling the terrorist threat.

"They often don't understand the very basic doctrines of the faith they're dealing with," he told the Today programme - and cannot put themselves "in the shoes of religious believers".

Speaking about his own religion, Christianity, he says there has been "enormous heroism and beauty" but there has also been "a dark side" in the past.

  • 05 Jun 2017
  • From the section UK
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