B16 On Whether Islam is a Religion of Peace

Via Zenit in its "daily dispatch" today. Asked if the recent bombings were anti-Christian, the Pope said no --the intent was probably more general and not specifically anti-Christian. Then this:
Asked if Islam can be regarded as a "religion of peace," Benedict XVI responded: "I wouldn't like to generalize. It certainly has elements that could make peace prevail; it also has other elements." "We must always try to identify the best elements," he said.