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Kenyan paramilitary soldiers move forward to disperse Muslim youths outside the Musa Mosque in Mombasa, days after the Aug. 27 killing of Aboud Rogo Mohammed, a Muslim preacher accused of links to a terrorist group in Somalia. “Extremism divides people as ‘we versus them’ and that brings tension,” said the Rev. Wilybard Lagho, a Catholic priest who is chairman of an interfaith group of clerics in Mombasa which gathers to discuss their common concerns. (Associated Press)

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