Islam must be taught in all German schools to help “immunize” pupils from radical leanings, Bavarian bishop of the Lutheran Church argues, calling on Muslim organizations to take responsibility for religious education. Introduction of “extensive Islam classes” in all German schools would best safeguard young Muslims from “fundamentalists’ temptation” towards them, Head of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Germany (EFD),

Bavarian Bishop Heinrich Bedford-Strohm said, Heilbronne Stimme newspaper reported on Friday. Muslim schoolchildren must also have an opportunity to critically familiarize themselves with their religious traditions, the bishop believes. “In the meantime, they can learn something new about Islam – and this is to be based on the Basic Law [the German Constitution],” he added. CLICK HERE FOR FULL REPORT