(RNS) — As artists and celebrities black out their social media profiles in honor of George Floyd, take the opportunity to learn from these black racial justice advocates.
(RNS) — While there were no casualties in the shooting at Masjid-E-Noor, one bullet entered the mosque window and nearly struck the few worshippers within.
(RNS) — Re-creating the experiences of communal iftars and reflection circles virtually ended up adding something participants say they don’t want to forfeit when their mosques reopen.
NEW YORK (RNS) — A spiritual leader reassures families that COVID-19 victims will be accepted into paradise despite restrictions that disrupt funeral traditions.
(RNS) — Uighur activists say lawyer Nury Turkel’s appointment to USCIRF is a clear signal to the Chinese government that the U.S. government will not tolerate human rights violations in Xinjiang.
(RNS) — This lockdown presents us a with unique opportunities for deeper spiritual growth through patient introspection and self-assessment.
(RNS) — While COVID-19 has disrupted in-person worship services for all people of faith, it has further impacted Latino Muslim converts whose religious community can be exclusively outside their households.
(RNS) — Stories of Muslims helping people during the pandemic imply that their generosity is anomalous. In fact, it's part of the foundation of Islam.
BOSTON (RNS) — Muslim communities are finding creative ways to celebrate Eid al-Fitr this weekend while abiding by social distancing guidelines.
(RNS) — Tens of thousands of Muslims are turning to technology to continue the sacred practices of hifz, or preserving the entirety of the Quran through memorization.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Hadar Cohen, Ala’ Khan, Maya Mansour and Jonathan Simcosky were selected to move into the Abrahamic House, a co-living and co-creating space in the Koreatown neighborhood of LA.
(RNS) — Sheltering in place may be giving American Muslims an opportunity to reshape our community spaces.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s stay-home order makes typical Ramadan celebrations impossible, so Detroit-area Muslims have teamed up to host the inaugural Ramadan Lights contest.
(RNS) — Former pro athlete Jimmie C. Gardner spent 27 years behind bars in West Virginia’s prison system. And all the while, he says, it was his trust in God that kept him pushing to prove his innocence — and now that he's out, to fight for others like him.
O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Nicholas J. Proffitt has been indicted in an April fire that destroyed the Cape Girardeau Islamic Center, the same center he defaced more than a decade earlier.