(RNS) We’re a nation of immigrants — who tried to keep out Catholics, Jews and now Syrian refugees.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The report cites rampant job discrimination and says that more than half of Britain’s Muslims have witnessed Islamophobic attacks between 2010 and 2014.
It’s not un-American to save Assyrian Christians, Yazidis and others from genocide at the hands of the Islamic State group.
(RNS) The terrorist organization murdering people across the Middle East and now Europe is known by several names and acronyms. What do they mean, and why use one over another?
(RNS) The president strongly restated his — and his predecessor’s — belief that a war against ISIS is not a war against Islam.
(RNS) One cannot erase the effects of such horrible attacks executed under the banner of religion. To claim that all Muslims are terrorists is far from correct, but to deny or underestimate the power of some Islamic texts and interpretations is not prudent, either.
(RNS) Mass killings by a group that calls itself the Islamic State have triggered a heated debate about militant Islam and our response. Rene Girard’s theories deserve wider appreciation.
(RNS) Pope Francis raises the specter of a World War III “in pieces,” Muslims issue statements of condemnation, while evangelical Christians in America debate whether to speak of a “war with Islam.”