LONDON (RNS) — In a city filled with hundreds upon hundreds of mosques, Faith’s founders had no interest in creating yet another one. Nor do they have any interest in stealing away their congregants. Instead, Faith is a gathering space for those who have felt neglected by traditional Islamic spaces — especially women.
NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 22 people were killed and 189 injured in three days of clashes in New Delhi that coincided with U.S. President Donald Trump's first state visit to India, with the death toll expected to rise as hospitals continue to take in the wounded, authorities said Wednesday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak in Iran prompted the government to call for closure of Shiite shrines in Qom, Mashhad and Shiraz, but the country’s powerful clerics have rejected or ignored the notices.
(RNS) — President Trump has made freedom of religion a focus of his administration. In his India visit, he may find that India’s religious minorities have their own stories to tell about an increasingly hostile environment, if he will only listen.
(RNS) — Author and minister Adam R. Taylor cited interracial Christian work on voter protection and multifaith efforts to combat white nationalism.
(RNS) — Moving beyond King's most segregated hour means fighting for fairness day after day, year after year in the name of all of the prophets who stand against injustice.
(RNS) — A coalition of leading Muslim advocacy organizations sent a letter to Bloomberg this week demanding he apologize for the blanket surveillance in the decade after 9/11 and condemn the use of similar spying programs.
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) — When Iraq’s top Shiite cleric underwent surgery for a fractured bone last month, it sent shivers around the country and beyond. “May God heal Iraq,” read ...
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Some religious leaders are supporting the count that officially starts April 1, but issues of trust and safety remain.
(AP) — From anti-Semitic violence to Islamophobia to sex abuse fears to their own financial insecurity, rabbis, imams, priests and ministers face newly evolving stresses that compound the usual cares of clergy.
(RNS) — Arriving in 1920, Mufti Muhammad Sadiq, one of the earliest missionaries of Islam in the United States, established a lasting example for Muslim American relations.
(RNS) — Formally established in the US in 1920, the day its first missionary arrived on the shores of the United States, the sect is the oldest organized Muslim movement in the country.
BOSTON (RNS) — Publisher Iminjan Seydin disappeared into a Chinese detention camp almost three years ago, before he was jailed on charges of inciting extremism. Now his daughter, a medical professional in Boston, is demanding that China release him.
(RNS) — The new guidelines allow personnel to request a waiver to wear religious apparel, including turbans and hijabs, and to have unshorn hair or beards for religious reasons.
(RNS) — Misconceptions about Islam and Muslims are widespread among Catholics. In some cases, Catholic institutions and media outlets actively give a platform to voices promoting prejudice and fear.