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Muslim cleric heads back to court to fight off deportation

23 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The leader of one of New Jersey’s largest mosques is heading to court to fight from being deported after federal authorities say he lied on his green card application.

Religion events from around the Washington area

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Toys for Tots Collection, Labyrinth walk, “Messiah” concerts, Christmas reenactments.

The Latest: Jury pool of 67 chosen for Dylann Roof trial

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The Latest on the death penalty trial of Dylann Roof in the Charleston church shootings (all times local):

Sex assault report casts shadow on Bay Area high school

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Accusations of an on-campus sex assault have pointed a negative light on a San Francisco Bay Area Catholic high school with a nationally recognized football program.

Philadelphia to keep ‘AMOR,’ the bilingual ‘LOVE’ sculpture

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Philadelphia is permanently putting the “amor” in the City of Brotherly Love.

Pope OKs martyrdom decree for US priest killed in Guatemala

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Pope Francis has put an American priest killed during Guatemala’s civil war on the path to possible sainthood by declaring him a martyr.

Friday Links

Halima Aden, a 19-year-old Somali-American became the first contestant in the Miss Minnesota beauty pageant to compete wearing a hijab and a burkini. 2M, a Moroccan television broadcaster, apologized for airing a segment that advised women on how to use makeup to cover up signs of domestic violence. SheFighter is the first self-defense academy for […]

Rutgers vs Ohio State: The Difference In Coverage is Black and White

by John Robbins By now, everyone has learned the details of how Abdul Razak Ali Artan carried out a violent attack against seemingly random passersby on the campus of Ohio State University. But a nearly identical stabbing attack also took place earlier this month at Rutgers University, and practically no one heard about it. The […]

Review: Muslim Mothering

Muslim Mothering: Global Histories, Theories, and Practices edited by Margaret Aziza Pappano and Dana M.Owen is a compilation of essays focusing on what it means to be a Muslim mother. In the introduction, Pappano and Owen reveal that this “volume seeks to show how Muslim mothers experience mothering in their own words” (pg. 3). The […]

Chip and Joanna Gaines show the culture wars aren’t fought in D.C., but on TV

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The discussions around the Gaineses and their beliefs reveal how great a role reality TV plays in how Americans think about marriage, family, and sexuality.

A year after attack in San Bernardino, faithful seek unity

2 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Almost a year after her father was killed in the San Bernardino terror attack last December, Kate Bowman etched the word “love” in yellow chalk on the sidewalk outside a mosque.

Why BuzzFeed’s hit piece on the Gaines family is dangerous

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

It validates what Trump supporters have been saying about the media.

More mosques receive hate-filled letters from California

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Several more mosques nationwide have reported receiving a hate-filled letter from California that warns Muslims to leave the country or face genocide.

Michigan mosque gets hate-filled letter similar to others

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A Muslim civil rights official says a Michigan mosque has received a hate-filled letter sent to Islamic centers nationwide.

Minneapolis man pleads guilty to mailing threat to mosque

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime for writing and mailing a threatening letter to a mosque.

Trump, Interment Camps and Muslim Bans – an FAQ

3 days agoReligion / Islam : altmuslim

By Maureen Pettibone Ryan Donald J. Trump has made several statements during his campaign that have given rise to concerns about civil rights in America, particularly for minority groups such as Muslim Americans. This essays serves as  a starting point to address the constitutionality of Mr. Show More Summary

Dallas man holds sign of support outside Islamic center

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A Dallas man who held a sign of support outside a mosque says his “You Belong” message was prompted by hatred directed at Muslims as part of the recent presidential election.

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