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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…

ISWM: Mosque and church share a meal during World Interfaith Week

The Islamic Center of Western Massachusetts and Greenfield’s Second Congregational Church shared a meal as an expression of interfaith harmony on Friday. The Islamic Society invited members of the Franklin County church for a lunch of Pakistani-style food at the Islamic Society’s Mosque in West Springfield….MORE:  wwlp.com

Clear Lake church, mosque live side by side in peace

Samuel Schaal, minister of the Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Church, left, and Waleed Basyouni, the imam of the Clear Lake Islamic Center, share a spirit of understanding as well as land. Photo: Karen Warren, Chronicle

Chronicle Samuel Schaal, minister of the Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Church, left, and Waleed Basyouni, the imam of the Clear Lake Islamic Center, share a spirit of understanding as well as land.

A mosque was built less than 100 yards away from an 18-year-old Clear Lake church last year, and the two religious organizations have acted as neighbors ever since, sharing parking, recycling bins — even baby-sitting more… .chron