Category: Interfaith

ISNA Responds to the 2015 State of the Union Address

Vatican Dress Code Steams Tourists

(AP)  With temperatures soaring, tempers are flaring as the Vatican’s dress police turn back tourists in shorts and bare shoulders trying to get into St. Peter’s Basilica. Vendors are doing a brisk business selling paper pants and paper shirts — turning…

Since 9/11: A light on Islam

By Jeff Brumley If there are any silver linings to the tragedy of 9-11, First Coast Muslims say one of them may be that Northeast Florida’s Islamic community has grown in its outward focus and accessibility, area religious leaders say.…

Chairman of the Moscow Church: Islam is a Peaceful Religion

The problem of religious intolerance. What can we do together? Paper by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations, at the International Conference on Christian-Jewish-Muslim Inter-confessional Dialogue (Budapest, 2 June 2011) Distinguished Participants…

From Fear of Islam to Outreach

  From fear of Islam to outreach: how 9/11 prompted interfaith efforts  In the decade since 9/11, the percentage of US congregations that participate in interfaith worship has doubled, a study says, and more mosques are engaging in outreach and…

Interfaith Relations Better After 9/11

Interfaith relations better, worse, since terror attacks By Mark Pattison, Catholic News Service Imam Muhammad Asil Khan explains topics of Islamic prayer to a group of Catholics organized by Atonement Father James J. G ardiner at Masjid Al-Noor Mosque in…

9/11 Strengthens US Interfaith Relations

Feeling the warm atmosphere in their city, Pittsburgh Muslims were keen on teaching non-Muslims about the true message of Islam Heartbroken by the growing misconceptions about their faith, American Muslims in Pittsburgh have found the 9/11 anniversary a unique opportunity…