NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) A megachurch pastor wants to create a “third way” for evangelicals and Muslims to come together — via Jesus’ parable of the good Samaritan.
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(RNS) Muslim leaders are reviewing safety procedures with congregants and, in some cases, organizing counterevents in preparation for a weekend of protests planned by groups known for their anti-Muslim views.
(Reuters) “These kids aren’t going to be happy there,” Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed said of the decision to pull his three children from the Texas school district where son Ahmed was arrested after high school staff mistook his homemade clock for a bomb.
DALLAS — The viral Twitter hashtag supporting the clock-making Texas teen arrested as a terror suspect was launched by a college student, Amneh Jafari.
(Reuters) A Florida gun dealer who received national attention for declaring his store a “Muslim Free Zone” will host a Muslim civil rights leader in his gun class on Saturday, both men said.
BERLIN (RNS) The Central Council of Muslims in Germany and other Muslim groups organized the rally with the slogan “Let’s be there for each other. Terror: not in our name!”
PARIS (RNS) French leaders are echoing the message of inclusiveness. “France is not Houellebecq. It’s not intolerance and fear,” Prime Minister Manuel Valls said last week, referring to the controversial novelist Michel Houellebecq.
PARIS (RNS) “I believe that the attacks today will only grow the racism against Muslims,” said Abdallah Zekri, president of the National Observatory Against Islamophobia, in Paris.