Tag: Islamophobia

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…

Islam Was Not Hijacked on 9/11

By Dalia Mogahed Some have argued that Islam was one of the victims of 9/11, hijacked like those planes on that horrific day a decade ago. I disagree. While some Americans mistook al Qaeda’s loud religious rhetoric for real domination,…

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…

Islamic Center Receives Bomb Threat

Islamic Center of Murfreesboro receives bomb threat MURFREESBORO — Murfreesboro Police and the Department of Homeland Security are investigating a bomb threat at the local Islamic Center of Murfreesboro. Murfreesboro Police spokesman Kyle Evans said Imam Ossama Bahloul contacted MPD…

Anti-Islam Protest Shows Lack of Tolerance

Members of the Say No To Hate Coalition hold a counterprotest Tuesday in Tulsa. MIKE SIMONS / Tulsa World By World’s Editorial Writers   The line between tolerance and intolerance was never clearer than it was last week when opposing…

9/11 Children’s Colouring Book Angers US Muslims

9/11 children’s colouring book angers US Muslims The Kids’ Book of Freedom condemned as ‘disgusting’ by Council on American-Islamic Relation Alison Flood, guardian.co.uk An image from We Shall Never Forget 9/11: The Kids’ Book of Freedom A colouring book about the…