Posts Tagged ‘Muslim’

The high cost of becoming a none for American Muslims

Monday, July 19th, 2021
ex muslim

One of the most interesting developments of the social media age is that people are able to find like-minded individuals easily and anonymously. While that anonymity is not without its downsides, one of its real benefits is that people can express who they really are and what they really think about a variety of issues. Read more

e-prayer rug: digital support to Muslim prayer

Monday, June 14th, 2021

A new e-prayer rug is being offered as an educational tool for use by Muslims concerned they may make errors in their daily prayers. Read more Related Posts:What is the ‘prayer’ grip and can it help you make…Library interfaith prayer area plans could be redrawnPope Francis: Say the ‘Jesus Prayer’ throughout the dayLord’s Prayer banned Read more

Hate attack prompts Catholic support for Muslims

Monday, June 14th, 2021
The Globe and Mail

Canadian faith communities and politicians are united in strongly condemning a hate attack on a Muslim family in which several people died. Four members of the family were killed by a driver on 6 June and a nine-year-old boy was seriously injured. Police say killing the family was a deliberate act. They believe the family Read more

How Pope Francis is transforming Catholic-Muslim relations

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

When did the church commit itself to better relations between Muslims and Catholics? I suppose the church really committed to dialogue and positive engagement at the Second Vatican Council, with the famous declaration on the relationship of the church to non-Christian religions, “Nostra Aetate.” There’s a paragraph in there dedicated to Islam and opening up Read more

What Pope Francis’ friendship with the Grand Imam of al-Azhar means for Muslim-Christian relations

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

“I see the encyclical ‘Fratelli Tutti’ as a testament of Pope Francis. He’s bringing together all the things he wanted to say over the last seven years, and there’s an obvious connection with the Human Fraternity document that he signed with the Grand Imam of al-Azhar Al Sharif on February 4, 2019, in Abu Dhabi,” Read more

Uighurs could be allowed to seek genocide ruling against China in UK

Thursday, October 1st, 2020

Uighurs and other Muslim minorities would be given the right to petition a UK high court judge to declare that genocide is taking place in China, requiring the UK government to curtail trade ties with Beijing, under proposals brought by MPs and peers. The cross-party parliamentary revolt is causing deep concern in government, where there Read more

Turkey is approaching crossroads

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
Turkey

By reconverting the Hagia Sophia into a mosque and holding celebratory prayers there for the cameras, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems keen to divert attention from the fact that his country is entering a new phase of acute political and financial turmoil. The Hagia Sophia dates to the sixth century, and for almost a Read more

Muslim dad ‘beats and burns daughter for converting to Christianity from Islam’

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

A Muslim man allegedly beat and severely burned his daughter because he feared she was converting to Christianity, a religious watchdog claims. Rehema Kyomuhendo, 24, was talking on the phone one night to a Catholic friend of her dad, Sheikh Hussein Byaruhanga Husain, when he woke up and attacked her, she told Morning Star News. Read more

Ramadan under lockdown will pose new challenges for Muslim community

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

Ramadan is a month filled with communal prayer, eating and charity work for Muslims across the world, normally, mosques are brimming with people and large groups of family and friends gather for iftar, the meal that breaks the Ramadan fast at sunset. In 2020 however, these traditions will not be able to happen. Read more Read more

Muslim Couple lift 51 Afghans out of poverty to honour a Mosque attack victims

Monday, March 9th, 2020

After Christchurch mosque shootings, Bariz and Afrasyabi decided to help 51 people in honour of the 51 people who died. They returned to Christchurch this month after spending three months in Kabul and Jalalabad equipping 51 people with the means to earn a living through their own micro-enterprises. Read more Related Posts:Mystery Catholic artist of mosque tribute revealedWhat Read more