DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) More than the death penalty, the Muslim community wants a deeper investigation into the allegation of religious bias and the possibility of federal hate crimes.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (RNS) Federal and local investigators are working to determine whether Craig Stephen Hicks was motivated by hatred toward the victims because of their religion.
(RNS) “The world will applaud your courage and compassion as you defend those that Scripture calls ‘the least of these,'” they wrote.
(RNS) Travel to the Sunan Pasha Mosque in the heart of Kosovo, the newest old country nestled in the heart of the Balkans in this slide show of a sacred place.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The “Dialogues of the Carmelites” shows the price that is paid when truth is not spoken to power and a sense of injustice makes unholy acts seem somehow noble.
SANLIURFA, Turkey (RNS) Little is known about how the Islamic State group is viewed by those living under its thumb. But a steady stream of refugees settling in southern Turkey offers a peek into life in the areas the militants control.
BERLIN (REUTERS) Josef Schuster of the Central Council of Jews said Jews should not hide out of fear but that in some areas it was better not to be recognized.
YANGON, Myanmar (RNS) Buddhists and Muslims in the central city of Meiktila were separated along faith lines after interreligious violence destroyed roughly 800 homes in 2013. Some remain skeptical about the neighbors’ prospects for peace.
VIENNA (RNS) The law bans foreign funding for Islamic organizations and requires any group claiming to represent Austrian Muslims to submit and use a standardized German translation of the Quran.