ROME (RNS) “This is our culture. If you don’t want to see it, close your eyes!” Syrian Patriarch Youssef III Younan said as controversy continued over Italy’s move to shield nudes from the view of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
MARRAKESH, Morocco (RNS) Participants unveiled the Marrakesh Declaration, an updated bill of rights for religious minorities, inspired by the the Prophet Muhammad’s Charter of Medina.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The meeting on Tuesday morning, the first between a pope and an Iranian leader since 1999, had been set for November, but Hassan Rouhani’s European trip was postponed after the Paris terror attacks.
(RNS) The summit harks back to the Charter of Medina, in which the Prophet Muhammad drew up the rights of non-Muslims 1,400 years ago.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis is studying an invitation received several days after his first visit to the city’s Great Synagogue.
WASHINGTON (RNS) If police want to win the trust of Muslim Americans, they’re going to have to show that Muslims are not being singled out as potential terrorists, the report concludes.
(RNS) A much bigger problem is pro-Christian and anti-Muslim bias that some educators may bring into the classroom.
JAKARTA (Reuters) It was the first assault on the Muslim-majority country by the radical group, but five of the seven people killed were attackers.