Bush Praises Islam as "Peace-Loving Faith"

November 6, 2002

Source: The Boston Globe

On November 6, 2002 The Boston Globe reported that "President Bush sent greetings to Muslims in America and around the world yesterday as they began the holy fasting month of Ramadan, calling Islam 'a peace-loving faith.' Bush, who stresses that the war on terrorism launched after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States in not aimed at Muslims but only those who have 'hijacked a great religion,' thanked Muslim nations for their support."