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Muslim cleric is in US court fighting against deportation

10 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The leader of one of New Jersey’s largest mosques, who is accused of lying on his green card application, was in court Monday to fight deportation.

Man accused of threatening Muslim officer faces hate charge

10 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

A man who authorities said shouted “go back to your country” at a Muslim woman wearing a religious head covering may have picked the wrong target: a decorated New York City police officer.

Muslim cleric is in US court fighting against deportation

17 hours agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

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

Muslim police officer says man threatened her and her son

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

Police are investigating a possible bias incident in which an off-duty New York City police officer who is Muslim says she and her 16-year-old son were harassed.

AP PHOTOS: In Cuba, a near-religious farewell to Castro

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

In Havana’s Plaza of the Revolution, hundreds of thousands paid tribute to images of Fidel Castro and signed oaths of loyalty to the socialist system he created. On the lonely roads of eastern Cuba, crowds waited for hours to salute the casket holding his ashes.

46 claims filed in 2 months to priest abuse victims program

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

It took 30 years for a former student to be ready to report he’d been sexually abused by a respected Roman Catholic priest on high school trips. But it didn’t take long to realize the priest wouldn’t be held accountable in court.

Muslim cleric heads back to court to fight off deportation

2 days 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

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

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

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

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

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

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

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

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

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

Pope OKs martyrdom decree for US priest killed in Guatemala

3 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

4 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

4 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.

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