One of the nation’s largest school districts is defending its campaign to fight Islamophobia and promote understanding of Muslim culture against critics who say it is favoring a religion.
The Latest on a campaign against Islamophobia in San Diego public schools (all times local):
A Georgia pastor has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for molesting two teenagers who attended his church in coastal Brunswick.
The highest court in the United Methodist Church considered Tuesday whether to invalidate the election of the denomination’s first openly gay bishop, amid a struggle to avoid schism over the Bible and same-sex relationships.
Non-Profits are vital to the communal fabric of the American Muslim community. Most Muslim non-profits are masajid. Others have specific other roles, such as legal services, social services, free clinics, dawa, civil rights or other programs. If you are involved with a nonprofit organization, as a board member, for example, one of the most important […]
Retired University of Notre Dame philosophy professor Alvin Plantinga has won one of the world’s leading religion prizes.
The papal almsgiver has made a donation, in the name of Pope Francis, to cover the annual rent for a beach area near Rome used by disabled youths.
Pope Francis has told the Egyptian people he is coming to Cairo this week as a friend and a “messenger of peace.”
It was the most stunning political victory of the 21st century, one that brought shocked concern in many parts of the world and cheers in others. One uncontroversial certainty was that it would cause reverberations around the globe.
One of the nation’s largest school districts has launched a campaign against Islamophobia, drawing praise and criticism.
Karen Oliveto clutched a friend’s hand, closed her eyes and wept when she learned last year she had been elected a bishop of the United Methodist Church. Oliveto, who is married to another woman, had become the denomination’s first openly gay bishop.
“She started kicking and screaming once that adrenaline kicked in and asking, 'Where's my mommy?' " EMT Ryan Ciampoli said.
A 4-year-old girl fell through the open back door of a moving church bus onto an Arkansas state highway, but was rescued from the road by a volunteer firefighter who happened to be driving behind.
The Latest on the removal of a 600-year-old tree where George Washington once had a picnic. (all times local):
Violent attacks against Jews worldwide have dropped, but anti-Semitism is manifesting itself in other ways.
An imposing white oak tree that has watched over a New Jersey community and a church for hundreds of years is about to come down, leaving residents with a sense of loss as they recall the site that’s been a go-to location for formal photos, a landmark for driving directions and a remarkable piece of natural history.
It’s time to allow Conservative rabbis to officiate at interfaith weddings.
Translation of a brief article by Sh Ahmad Salim (???? ????) In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Grantor of Mercy. Shaytân’s highest achievement is not that you fall into sin. No, Shaytân’s highest achievement is that you abandon the acts of obedience, and accept sins as your permanent condition. The greatest problem […]
The Anti-Defamation League found an increase in cases of anti-Semitic intimidation and vandalism last year, evidence that anti-Jewish bias intensified during the election.