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Need to know: Thursday, June 8, 2017
After three major terror attacks in as many months, Muslim leaders are under pressure to acknowledge a connection between their faith and jihadi violence, while the government is under pressure to take firm action.
Christine Archibald worked with the homeless and was remembered by her family as someone who “had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every person was to be valued and respected.”
They weren't a clash of civilizations, or a war of Christianity against Islam, writes Matthew Gabriele.
The mausoleum is one of the most important symbols of Iranian pride. It’s famously referred to within Iran as “the holy shrine.”
Moghul is not afraid to bare all: his flirtation with atheism, the breakup of his marriage, his diagnosis of bipolar disorder and his work facilitating dialogue between American Muslims and Jews.
A New York court rules Orthodox Jews may swing chickens before slitting their throats in a pre-Yom Kippur ritual.
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(Reuters) As early as the end of this week, Gov. John Carney Jr. could sign the bill that supporters said codifies at the state level provisions of the 1973 landmark Supreme Court decision that protects a woman's right to abortion.
INDIANAPOLIS (The Indianapolis Star) A Virginia-based outdoor advertising seller with a history of inflammatory statements on Islam says he sold the ad space to a 'group of patriotic Americans' who were denied advertising by national companies.
LONDON (Reuters) The attacks are the first claimed by ISIS, a hard-line Sunni Muslim militant group, inside the Shiite Muslim country.
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One could argue that having an influence on public leaders more than on his theological colleagues was an intentional strategy on Niebuhr’s part.
Sightings has rarely done justice to the LGBT revolution, though it would have been easy to locate and comment on kindred topics almost any Monday during the two decades of our “sighting” efforts. The observer and reporter in me observes and reports that changes in public opinion on these issues have been astonishingly sudden. Why?
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