Evangelist spews venom against Islam, says its a threat to Christianity, Hindus, Jews

Sharing a controversial viewpoint on a religion, President of Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Franklin Graham on Wednesday made some remarks against Islam, triggering a debate on Twitter.

Last Updated: May 04, 2016, 15:39 PM IST
Evangelist spews venom against Islam, says its a threat to Christianity, Hindus, Jews

Washington: Sharing a controversial viewpoint on a religion, President of Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Franklin Graham on Wednesday made some remarks against Islam, triggering a debate on Twitter.

Through his official Twitter handle, Graham tweeted, “Islam is not just a threat to Christians, but it’s a threat to Jews, to Hindus, to anyone—anywhere—who is a nonbeliever in their god.”

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. The organization serves the church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ, says the organisation's website.

Graham serves as President and CEO of Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

As soon as his remarks went public, it triggered a storm on the social media website. Here's how Twitterati reacted to it: