Muslims who follow the Qur’an properly know how revered Christians are in Islam. Unfortunately though uneducated Radicals think it’s acceptable in Islam to destroy Churches. True Muslims like those in Mosul Iraq, and in Pakistan are rebuilding the Churches that were destroyed by ISIS. I’ll give you one example from the Qur’an (there are many) at how important Christians and their Churches are in Islam. The Radicals have totally gone astray from Islam, as many scholars have also stated.
“In Churches God has allowed to be raised up; and His name to be commemorated therein; therein glorifying Him, in the mornings and in the evenings, are men whom neither commerce nor trafficking diverts from the remembrance of God and to perform the prayer, and to pay the alms”
Here is the letter that Muhammad sent to the Christians of St. Catherine’s Monastery In mount Sinai:
“This is a message from Muhammad ibn Abdullah, as a covenant to those who adopt Christianity, near and far, we are with them.
Verily I, the servants, the helpers (the Jews), and my followers defend them, because Christians are my citizens; and by Allah! I hold out against anything that displeases them.
No compulsion is to be on them.
Neither are their judges to be removed from their jobs nor their monks from their monasteries.
No one is to destroy a house of their religion, to damage it, or to carry anything from it to the Muslims’ houses.
Should anyone take any of these, he would spoil God’s covenant and disobey His Prophet. Verily, they are my allies and have my secure charter against all that they hate.
No one is to force them to travel or to oblige them to fight.
The Muslims are to fight for them.
If a female Christian is married to a Muslim, it is not to take place without her approval. She is not to be prevented from visiting her church to pray.
Their churches are to be respected. They are neither to be prevented from repairing them nor the sacredness of their covenants.
No one of the nation (Muslims) is to disobey the covenant till the Last Day (end of the world).”
-Ashtiname of Muhammad
Muslims are commanded to live alongside, and protect the rights of Christians. Do not be fooled by Radicals that what they’re doing is Islamic. Ironically it’s extremely anti-Islamic.