(RNS) American Muslims are celebrating the ouster of two Tea Party congressmen known for their anti-Islamic rhetoric, and heralding the outcomes as a sign that Muslim voters are a political force to be reckoned with. By Omar Sacirbey.
(RNS) Green was the favorite color of Islam’s founder Prophet Muhammad, so it seems fitting that the world’s latest Muslim superhero has joined a small but diverse circle who have donned the Green Lantern ring. By Omar Sacirbey.
(RNS) The number of Muslim delegates attending the Democratic National Convention has more than quadrupled since 2004, according to a Muslim advocacy group. By Omar Sacirbey.
(RNS) When U.S. diplomats are looking to improve the image of the U.S. in the Muslim world, are they spending too much time overseas? Some experts say the opinions of Muslim immigrants and students here at home are far more influential. By Omar Sacirbey.
(RNS) A new report draws on 38,000 face-to-face interviews in 39 countries to find that Muslims differ sharply over questions of faith like who counts as a Muslim and what spiritual practices are acceptable. By Christopher Lisee.
(RNS) The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a national Muslim civil rights group that has frequently drawn fire from conservatives, has regained its tax-exempt status. By Bob Smietana.
(RNS) Attempts to favor one faith -- historically Protestant Christianity -- over others in the public square are doomed to fail in the new religious America of the 21st century. But that won't stop many in the majority from trying. By Charles C. Haynes.