Tag: Islam

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    “We want to prove to America that we are not terrorist suspects,” says Imam Mahdi Bray. US Islamic groups have launched several projects to fight extremism within their own communities, particularly among young people. More

    September 10, 2010 | Comments

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    Washington, DC religious leaders spoke against rising anti-Muslim rhetoric at an August 30 press conference, and some of them also shared their thoughts about the recent rally on the National Mall organized by conservative commentator Glenn Beck. More

    September 1, 2010 | Comments

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    A Christian leader in Indonesia says a Florida church’s plans to burn Qurans on 9/11 could endanger Christian minorities in predominantly Muslim countries. More

    August 31, 2010 | Comments

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    Kim Lawton looks at how the US works out the sometimes complicated relationship between freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion. More

    August 23, 2010 | Comments

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    “Isn’t Obama’s Christianity a private matter? Isn’t it peripheral to the real issues at hand? Not right now. The culture is desperate for adult guidance when it comes to religion.” More

    August 23, 2010 | Comments

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    The controversy over building an Islamic center in Lower Manhattan, says this professor of religious studies, “is about what kind of a society we wish to be and to become.” More

    August 20, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch religious leaders speaking this week about Muslim, Christian, Jewish, and American ideals and values and the New York City Islamic center controversy. More

    August 18, 2010 | Comments

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    Germany has twice as many mosques as the United States, but it still has a long way to go to provide equal opportunities for Muslim immigrants and their children. More

    August 6, 2010 | Comments

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    President Obama’s Cairo speech set the framework for ongoing partnerships with the Muslim world in such areas as education, health, science, and interfaith dialogue, says Organization of the Islamic Conference special envoy Rashad Hussain. More

    June 4, 2010 | Comments

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    In addition to confronting tough political issues in the Middle East, US agencies and departments across the government are targeting violent extremism, human rights, and civil rights at home and abroad, says the Obama administration’s special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference. More

    June 4, 2010 | Comments

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