…During my time there, I also read the King James Bible and stories about Jesus, learned about Christian morality, debated the Trinity with Jesuit priests and received an A every semester in religious studies class. Twenty years later, I can still recite the “Our Father” prayer from memory.
Growing up, I’d been taught that Jesus was a major…more: nytimes
Ever since the midterm election, conservative media in the United States have targeted with special zeal Ilhan Omar, an incoming Somali-American Democratic congresswoman and a devout Muslim who wears hijab. In response to Democrats’ push to remove a headwear ban on the House floor to accommodate Omar, conservative commentator and pastor E.W. Jackson complained on a radio show that Muslims were transforming Congress into an “Islamic republic.”…MORE: foreignpolicy.com
“We address every single atrocity that takes place,” Wasim Khan tells The Daily Signal after the sermon, referring to the mosque. “When people ask if we address terrorism, they are questioning our humanity, not our religiosity.”….MORE: ww.dailysignal.com
Over a dozen active fires continue to wreak destruction across California, from the northern part of the state to Malibu and Oak Park outside Los Angeles. Nearly a quarter million people have been displaced and hundreds are missing. Amidst dry, windy weather, 8,000 firefighters statewide struggle to contain the blazes. Mary MacCarthy of Feature Story News joins Judy Woodruff with the latest…MORE: PBS