Category: Interfaith

ISNA Responds to the 2015 State of the Union Address

Syria: Scores killed in suspected bomb attack in Afrin

At least 40 people have been killed after a bomb exploded in the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin.According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights activist group, the blast happened when an “explosive device inside a fuel truck exploded in a market”…MORE: ME

Coronavirus: ‘Much loved’ surgeon Sadeq Elhowsh dies


Sadeq Elhowsh, 58, who worked for St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, died at Whiston Hospital on BBC: Monday evening. The surgeon from St Helens, who had tested positive for Covid-19, spent more than 17 years working for the trust. His family said he was a “wonderful husband” and “dearly loved”.
Speaking to the Local Democracy Reporting Service, they added that they “cannot put into words the depth of our loss.”…MORE BBC

Holy Weeks in the Shadow of Death

When I attend services of other faiths, I try to participate as much as my knowledge and my own faith commitments allow. I do not speak the language of Islamic prayer (Arabic) but I was generally familiar with what is…

‘All In The Same Boat,’ Faith Leaders Bring People Together When They’re Far Apart

Other faith groups are also emphasizing helping others. The Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts in West Springfield is delivering groceries, toilet paper and hand sanitizer, donated by their members, to the elderly and the disabled even if they’re nor Muslim.

Wissam Abdul-Baki, the imam, said when it comes to the pandemic, we’re all in the same boat.
“You see, the virus does not say you are Muslim and you are Christian and you are Jewish,” he said. “All people together are one in the boat…more: VPR