There are too many who take liberty to say things about Islam, particularly Muslim women, that they wouldn’t dare say about any other religion. I am a harsh critic of Pope Francis for his political interventions, especially around the Palestinian & Rohingya people, on women’s reproductive rights, & the child assault issue among priests. It is observable that most of my friends do not respond to those posts & it’s likely because many think criticism of the pope is disrespectful to Catholicism. But no such reticence or sensitivities over outright expressions of Islamophobia or misogyny toward Muslim women. Such criticisms don’t mean zip since most non-Muslims don’t know the theology of their own religions or irreligion, let alone the theology of Islam. Let it be said clearly that what they are parroting is the war-mongering of this generation & nothing more profound than that.