"It is too easy to fall into the trap of identifying one religious group or another as 'the' problem. We have done it over the ages and it has brought us nothing but conflict. Robert Wilson (Letters, '"Laudable" and "Regrettable"', Oct. 2013, p. 4) points the finger of blame at our Muslim neighbours, ignoring in the process the efforts of the millions of peaceful and humbly sincere Muslims to distance themselves from the terrible excesses of the sadly mis-named 'Islamists and ignoring the not-so-rosy history of members of our own faith". "Slow, unglamorous and sometimes difficult, interfaith dialogue is the only route we have to reconciliation and peace. Let us, like Christ himself, reach out to today's 'gentiles' -- the 'others' whom the disciples complained about in the gospels !"