Category: Interfaith

ISNA Responds to the 2015 State of the Union Address

Far-right tricked into wearing t-shirts that say ‘St George was Syrian’

Far-right protesters were tricked into wearing t-shirts reading “St George was Syrian #DefendDiversity” this weekend. The clothing’s message was heat-activated, only becoming visible when worn. Anti-hate crime group Tell MAMA gave out 100 tops, offering “free St George’s cross” to people attending nationalist demonstrations over the Easter weekend.

Sri Lanka: Thinking Points and Talking Points

Close to 300 Christians celebrating their holiest day, Easter, were murdered by suicide terrorists, and about 500 were injured in Sri Lanka on Sunday.

We stand in solidarity with Sri Lankan Christians and convey our deepest sorrow. May God give comfort to their loved ones and may He bless the injured with a quick and lasting recovery. May Sri Lanka, a lush, green, beautiful country, follow New Zealand’s example by rising above hatred. Ameen…..more: sound vision

Muslim Council of Sri Lanka condemns deadly bombings

“The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka (MCSL) condemns the attacks on the places of worship of our Christian brothers and sisters on their holy day of Easter, as well as on the hotels in Colombo,” the group said in a statement”….more aa.com

Sri Lanka bombings: All the latest updates…more: Aljezeera