PARIS (RNS) Scattered anti-Muslim acts — graffiti daubed on mosques, stones thrown at a kebab restaurant, “death to Muslims” scrawled on a wall of a Normandy town — have already been reported since Friday’s attacks.
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(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.”
(RNS) Islamic dietary rules clash with French culinary pride as President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Paris marks Iran’s return to the international community after its nuclear deal with the U.S. and other world powers.
At a rally in 2010, Marine Le Pen likened Nazi occupation during World War II to Muslim street prayers “because that is clearly an occupation of the territory.”
Ali al-Nimr was given the death penalty after taking part in demonstrations three years ago for democracy and equal rights in Saudi Arabia.
CERGY-PONTOISE, France (RNS) Busloads of refugees began arriving here, after the leftist government announced it would help out an overwhelmed Germany. They have received a warm welcome but questions loom.
PARIS (RNS) A casual suggestion by a Muslim leader that unused French churches be turned into mosques has created a national outcry.
(RNS) For the past decade, Michel Serfaty has toured France in a beat-up minibus plastered with slogans such as “Solidarity between Jews and Muslims” and “We’re more alike than you think.”
(Reuters) French President Francois Hollande described it as a terrorist attack and said all measures would be taken to stop any future strikes on a country still reeling from Islamist assaults in January.