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Mosque Invites Church to Use Its Space for Worship

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Michigan: When Unitarian Universalist Christian congregation in Michigan (USA) found itself homeless as their church underwent construction, a local mosque came to the rescue, offering them a space free of charge. “This has been the Muslim tradition for over 1,400 years — to be hospitable, to take care of your guest,” Imam Sohail Chaudhry of […]

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U.S. Muslims hold their “31st Annual United American Muslim Day” Parade

U.S. Muslims hold their “31st Annual United American Muslim Day” Parade

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

New York: Scores of Muslims waved American flags recently as they marched in the annual Muslim Day Parade in New York City. The 31st Annual United American Muslim Day Parade began at 38th Street in Manhattan. The revelers, many clutching flowers, marched down Madison Avenue to 24th Street in Manhattan. Members of the New York […]

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Restaurant Owner Invited to Mosque

Restaurant Owner Invited to Mosque

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

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Colorado Church Hosts Sessions on Islam

Colorado Church Hosts Sessions on Islam

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Church in Colorado, USA, will hold weekly sessions on Islam, to clear up misconceptions. The First United Methodist Church’s “Introduction to Islam” will include weekly conversations and panel discussions from Sept. 25 to Oct. 16 in the church’s Coy Hall. “A lot of us don’t understand Islam or the Muslim culture,” said Sue Mullins, […]

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Oxford Centre Hosts Forum for British Muslim Youth

Oxford Centre Hosts Forum for British Muslim Youth

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rabat: The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) hosted the 11th Forum of the British Muslim Youth Leadership, in Oxford city, Britain, last fortnight. The forum, which was attended by Director General of Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), Dr. Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, aimed at encouraging British Muslim youth to develop their abilities and […]

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Shariff’s Photo wins Gold Medal

Shariff’s Photo wins Gold Medal

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jodhpur: Photographer Mohammed Shariff’s entry “Desert Holi” has won the Gold Medal at the 6th Arabella International Photographic Competition held under the aegis of Global Photographic Union of Turkey. The award carries a citation, a medal and one thousand dollars. The competition recieved 5805 photographs from 754 photographers from 39 countries. The photograph depicts villagers […]

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OIC to Launch Guide on Reproductive Health

OIC to Launch Guide on Reproductive Health

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jeddah: The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is preparing a guide on reproductive health to be available to workers in this field in the Muslim world. It hopes the guide will contribute to the progress and family well-being of Muslims in member states. The guide aims to control the terms and […]

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Interfaith Iftars aim to bring communities together this Ramadan

Interfaith Iftars aim to bring communities together this Ramadan

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Antonia Blumberg With Ramadan quickly approaching, when Muslims around the world will fast from sunrise to sunset, Rev. Cynthia Bronson Sweigert has her plate full. For the second year in a row, the Minnesota-based Episcopal priest is organizing a state-wide effort to bring Christians and people of other faiths into mosques during the holy […]

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Interfaith Leaders Support Mosques at ISNA Headquarters

Interfaith Leaders Support Mosques at ISNA Headquarters

| November 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Plainfield: (USA) Rejecting hate message of anti-Muslim protesters, interfaith leaders and members of the Shoulder to Shoulder campaign joined a Friday service held at the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) Headquarters in Plainfield, USA, last month, showing their support and solidarity after threat of armed protests. “We are overwhelmed by the love and support […]

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Vatican Christians and Muslims Bond Through Cricket

| November 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rome: In a first for world sport, the Vatican cricket team took on an all-Muslim side from England last fortnight, with the home squad clinching narrow win in the final minutes. “It is not about who wins or loses,” priest Eamonn O’Higgins, manager of the Vatican team told AFP, after leading the enthusiastic players in […]

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