LYON, France (RNS) The 24-week program includes classes on law, religion and how French principles of secularity are applied to daily life.
Articles tagged “imams”
(RNS) Pope Francis said there were limits to self-expression when it involved insulting or ridiculing people’s faith.
(RNS) Sixty imams and rabbis want to get on with the hard work of repairing the rift between Muslims and Jews.
SPOKANE, Wash. (RNS) The Spokane Islamic Center wants something mosques all across the country are seeking and can’t seem to find: an educated, bilingual, experienced imam who understands American culture. So far, the search has taken 18 months. By Tracy Simmons.
SHARON, Mass. (RNS) It will be at least 5 to 10 years before the pool of American imams becomes large enough to meet demand from mosques. In the meantime, Muslim communities will continue to depend on imams from abroad — and that creates challenges for a community that increasingly wants to assimilate. By Omar Sacirbey.