- The attacks in France have pitted freedom of speech against respect for religious values, writes Bishop John Bryson Chane
- Bishop Chane says those who bully, abuse and kill in the name of the Abrahamic religions are neither religious nor faithful
- He says Christians, Muslims and Jews should work together to end conflict and extremism by those hijacking God's name
The Right Reverend John Bryson Chane D.D. was the 8th Bishop of Washington D.C. within the Episcopal Church. He retired in November 2011. Bishop Chane continues to serve the Washington National Cathedral as senior adviser for interfaith relations. The views contained in this commentary are solely the author's.
(CNN)The recent terrorist attacks in France and the rise of violent attacks by terrorist cells elsewhere using religion as their calling card have cast an additional hew of darkness upon an already darkening world.