PARIS (RNS) The report cites a doubling of anti-Semitic incidents corresponding to a doubling in the number of French Jews who moved to Israel.
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PARIS (RNS) A day after Islamic extremists massacred 130 people in Paris last month, a Muslim-Catholic couple married in Lyon. Behind them was a loose network of Catholic and Muslim volunteer counselors who meet regularly to help young couples prepare for marriage problems most other French their age can hardly imagine.
PARIS (RNS) In this weekend’s regional elections, the fledgling Union of French Muslim Democrats party seeks to counter a rising tide of Islamophobia and give France’s five million Muslims a greater political voice.
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.
(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.