The jury pool has been narrowed to just under 750 people in the federal trial of Dylann Roof, who stands charged in the shooting deaths of nine churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina.
For the first time ever, Playboy has featured a woman wearing a hijab.
In this photo by Mark Schiefelbein, participants in traditional dress stand near an oversized portrait of Confucius during a ceremony in Beijing to observe the 2,567th birth anniversary of the famed Chinese philosopher. Ceremonies were held across China on Wednesday, including in Confucius’ eastern hometown, Qufu. Show More Summary
The presence of a hijab-wearing woman in the magazine is jarring.
The first Mormon temple in Connecticut opens to the public this week and will soon host services for thousands of the faithful from a four-state area.
Rasul Allah said: “The people are partners in three things: water, pastures and fire.” Sometimes, it takes a long time for a movement to gain traction within the mainstream Muslim American community. Collaboration and coalition building between National Muslim organizing and advocacy groups and Native Americans is one of them. For Native Indian/ First Nations […]
The children of the '80s divorces are growing up to be nonreligious adults.
Abortion survivor Gianna Jessen spoke at a congressional hearing about contested abortion policy.
By Muazzam Nasir The picturesque Dal Lake, the historic shikaras and the houseboats bustling with life and activity are the parameters by which normalcy is judged in Kashmir. The Indian media makes a trip or two to the valley during the periods of eerie calm and interviews a few shikarawalas, houseboat owners, and hoteliers, […]
Muslims love New York, too | Religion News Service. Muslims are New Yorkers and they live in Chelsea. A couple whose marriage I officiated at lived in that area. We are as likely to be victims of these attacks as other New Yorkers. We are more likely to be victims...
A 51-year-old Colorado man who says he was sexually abused when he was around 7 years old by a teenager who later became a prominent Roman Catholic priest — one known for his work with at-risk kids — on Monday sued the Chicago-based religious order to which the priest belongs, seeking the release of all records related to allegations of abuse by any of its priests.
A music director at a Catholic church in Rhode Island says he has been fired because he married a man.
Crónica de un debate presidencial (II) | ctxt.es. “Aproximadamente el 70% de las personas en los Estados Unidos no conoce a ningún musulmán”, explica Hussein Rashid, fundador de una empresa de consultoría centrada en conocimiento cultural. Oriente Medio sigue siendo también una región desconocida.… Sin embargo, la profundidad de la...
The Latest on the start of jury selection in the federal trial of Dylann Roof in the Charleston church shootings. (all times local):
The black community is suffering.
Pope Francis has met with Congolese President Joseph Kabila, with the Vatican insisting that Congo’s government use respectful dialogue to end violent clashes with opposition forces over delayed elections.
Just 35 percent of pastors who talk about mental illness several times a year.
Hundreds of potential jurors will report to the federal courthouse in Charleston, South Carolina, in the coming days as the jury selection begins in the trial of a white man charged in deaths of nine black church parishioners.
At the Islamic Center of Passaic County, which draws about 2,000 people each Friday for communal prayers, the talk is about how this year is different.
The laborious process of jury selection is getting underway in the federal death penalty trial of Dylann Roof, the white man charged in the deaths of nine black parishioners gunned down during a Bible study at a Charleston church.