Posts Tagged ‘Muslim-Christian relations’

Malaysia gets Catholic as top judge

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Richard Malanjum, a Catholic, has become Muslim-majority Malaysia’s chief justice, the nation’s highest judicial position. Continue reading

Evangelical Christians attack Muslims in Papua

Friday, July 24th, 2015

In Papua, 15 Christian and Muslim leaders have issued a joint apology after an attack by some evangelical Christians on Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fit. Six houses, eleven kiosks, and a mushala (small mosque) were burned, and a man was shot dead. “We regret the burning of mushala and the attack on Muslims in Tolikara, which Read more

Catholics offer Muslims a blessed & holy Ramadan

Friday, June 19th, 2015

More than 40,000 New Zealand Muslims began the month of Ramadan with the new moon that occurred on Wednesday night. The New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Interfaith Relations, have written a letter of support addressed “our Muslim brothers and sisters” offering them “best wishes for a blessed and holy Ramadan.” “Catholics share with you a Read more

Pope prays in Arabic

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI has added Arabic to the list of official languages used at his weekly general audiences, launching the effort by offering the promise of his prayers in Arabic on October 10. “The Pope prays for all the people who speak Arabic. God bless you all,” he said in Arabic at the Oct. 10 Read more