Belief in brief: Islam and Christianity feeling tension

A section of faith facts
Sunday, October 8, 2006 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 5:52 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Pope Benedict XVI’s Sept. 12 speech to the University of Regensburg in Germany ignited a worldwide controversy. His quotation of a 14th century Christian Byzantine emperor has created cracks in the relationship between Islam and Christianity, two of the world’s largest religions.