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  • Moderate Muslims make push to harness social media

    Moderate Muslims make push to harness social media

    • Apr 3, 2016

    It’s the standard complaint Westerners always lodge whenever an act of Islamic terrorism happens anywhere: Why don’t moderate Muslims do something? As it turns out, though admittedly without the fanfare of a bomb going off someplace, they are. From Sunday through Tuesday, some 300 young leaders of religious groups and

  • Can Muslims and Christians coexist? 'Of Gods and Men' offers an answer

    Can Muslims and Christians coexist? 'Of Gods and Men' offers an answer

      yes

    • Nov 20, 2015

    Last week’s Paris terror attacks, and then the renewed controversy over the Syrian refugee crisis and resistance to accepting Muslim refugees into the United States, reflects ongoing concerns about terrorism among Americans. But it also reflects, in some circles, animosity and suspicion toward Muslims in general, or even toward Islam itself.

  • Pope Francis urges world religions to fight extremism, fundamentalism

    Pope Francis urges world religions to fight extremism, fundamentalism

    • Oct 28, 2015

    ROME — Pope Francis on Wednesday called on the world’s religions to join forces in the fight against fundamentalism and extremism, arguing instead for a focus on “positive values” such as the promotion of peace, care for the poor, and environmental protection. The pontiff was speaking to a delegation of

  • Papal confidante says that even in a secular world, ‘God is not dead’

    • Aug 21, 2015

    ROME — Against the backdrop of an increasingly secularized world, a senior Vatican official told leading representatives of both Judaism and Islam on Thursday that “God is not dead.” French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran said it’s a paradox that religions are associated with violence, the result of minority groups of terrorists

  • Religious leaders urge US to fund abortions for rape victims in conflicts abroad

    • Jun 5, 2015

    WASHINGTON — A starkly worded ad began appearing this week at bus stops near the White House. Next to a silhouette of President Barack Obama’s back reads the words: “Don’t walk away from women and girls raped in conflict. Act now.” A coalition of religious and human rights leaders on

    By nyt
  • Pope calls Palestinian leader an ‘angel of peace’

    • May 16, 2015

    ROME — Two days after the Vatican announced its first bilateral accord with the “State of Palestine,” Pope Francis on Saturday welcomed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to Rome as an “angel of peace.” The two leaders met for 20 minutes on the eve of the canonization of two Palestinian nuns,