PARIS (RNS) The issue of how to confront what one security expert called 'this epidemic of terrorism' is deeply dividing a society that now wonders not if but when, and where, the next outrage will occur.
A police union official said the man cried out "Allahu Akbar," or "God is great" in Arabic.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, target of a terrorist attack a year ago, depicts God as a Kalashnikov-carrying killer.
Subdued ceremonies are to take place under heavy security to mark the Jan. 7, 2015, attacks on the weekly and a kosher supermarket.
(RNS) "Faith-based" cleansing of ancient lands, murder and forgiveness motivated by scripture, and religiously inspired concern for the poor and the environment were hallmarks of 2015.
PARIS -- The European Court of Human Rights has rejected claims by a French comedian that his right to speak freely was denied when he was convicted and fined in ...
(Reuters) French President Francois Hollande described it as a terrorist attack and said all measures would be taken to stop any future strikes on a country still reeling from Islamist assaults in January.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) With messages that are part religious invitation to explore the Muslim faith and part public relations, the billboards anchor a national campaign to showcase Islam as a religion of love and tolerance.
(RNS) Religious education can help a society understand the motives of religious members, the wise and foolish methods of communicating with them and the appropriate responses to societal problems.
PARIS (Reuters) One of the few cartoonists to survive an Islamist militant attack on France's Charlie Hebdo journal is leaving the publication, saying he can no longer bear the pressure.
(RNS) If ISIS hates the West, Pamela Geller provides its mirror image: hatred of Islam.
NEW YORK (Reuters) "Being here tonight, we contribute to disarming them," Charlie Hebdo's editor-in-chief Gerard Biard said in reference to the terrorists.
Luz drew the tearful Mohammad holding a "Je suis Charlie" ("I am Charlie") sign for the first edition published after terrorists killed his magazine colleagues.
PARIS (Reuters) Dieudonné was found guilty of condoning terrorism by posting a joke on his Facebook account after January's Islamist attacks in Paris.
MALMO, Sweden (RNS) Lars Vilks has spent the last few weeks moving from one safe house to another, and has been told he cannot go back to his home for the foreseeable future.