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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican congressman who has organized controversial hearings into radical Islam called Muslims "part of the mosaic" of America Wednesday and said they shouldn't feel threatened or intimidated by his inquiry. "If there is...
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DETROIT (AP) — The cleric who became the public face of efforts to build an Islamic center near ground zero in New York began a national speaking tour Saturday night by urging Muslims to play a role in shaping relationships with America. Feisal...
If there were an Emmy for Most Disturbingly Apt Title of Series, NBC's new comedy "Save Me" would win hands down. It just works on so many levels. "Save me" is certainly the phrase that surges to a critic's mind moments into the ludicrous machinations...
Reuters* Three artists commissioned for works inspired by Genesis * Works divided into "creation," "uncreation," "re-creation" * Works not liturgical or religious but thoroughly modern By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, May 14 (Reuters) - For most people,...
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Springfield is a long way from Istanbul — 5,660 miles, in fact — but Illinois state senators are considering a resolution that would criticize Turkey's treatment of the Eastern Orthodox religious hierarchy. Even though a majority of senators...
This post has been updated, as indicated below.PENANG, Malaysia — Malaysia’s ruling National Front coalition won at the polls Sunday, election commission officials announced, as voters opted for continuity and experience over opposition calls for reform. The 13-party National Front...
Can believers and nonbelievers connect? Is there a common ground they can agree on? Writing in the New York Times, T. M. Luhrmann thinks there may be, but admits it's going to be difficult. The author of "When God Talks Back: Understanding the...
One of the first things Argentinian native Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio did after being elected pope on March 13 was to send a message of friendship to Rome's chief rabbi, Riccardo Di Segni — and, by extension, the Jewish people. "I sincerely hope to...
ReutersBy Aung Hla Tun and Jared Ferrie YANGON, April 29 (Reuters) - Myanmar must urgently address the plight of Muslims displaced by sectarian bloodshed in western Rakhine State and double the number of security forces to control the still-volatile region,...
Reuters* Israeli wall would surround convent on three sides * Israel says wall prevents attacks on its citizens By Noah Browning RAMALLAH, West Bank, April 26 (Reuters) - A Catholic monastery and convent in a secluded valley outside Bethlehem lost a seven-...
Reuters(David Rohde is a Reuters columnist but his opinions are his own.) By David Rohde April 26 (Reuters) - There is no right way to react to a terrorist attack. Oklahoma City rebuilt after Timothy McVeigh's 1995 truck bomb attack on the federal government....
With the happenings in Boston and in West Texas fresh in our minds, the National Day of Prayer makes more sense than ever, says the Rev. Julie Elkins, president of the Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council and pastor at First United Methodist Church of...
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