Melissa Chance Yassini’s 8-year-old daughter was terrified when she heard Trump call for a ban on all Muslims entering the country after the San Bernardino massacre.
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NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) African Catholics, numbering about 200 million, hope to take advantage of the Jubilee Year declared by Pope Francis to advance forgiveness and interfaith understanding, especially with Muslims.
“They are going to people, showing videos of Donald Trump insulting Islam and Muslims in order to recruit more radical jihadists,” Hillary Clinton said at the Democrats’ debate Saturday.
(RNS) Archbishop Joseph Kurtz also laments the Planned Parenthood attack and violence “in the name of God,” and calls for stricter gun control.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) In the wake of the San Bernadino attacks and proposals to restrict Muslim immigration, some Japanese Americans are remembering the backlash against their parents and grandparents after the Pearl Harbor attack in World War II, and are expressing support for American Muslims.
(RNS) Archbishop Allen Vigneron’s criticism is significant because Catholic leaders have been strong defenders of religious freedom in recent years but have been largely quiet in the wake of Donald Trump’s controversial pitch earlier this week to bar all Muslims from the U.S.
ROME (RNS) During a trip to Rome for a conference on Christian persecution, David Saperstein, the U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, did not cite Donald Trump by name but took aim at recent controversial comments by presidential candidates.
(RNS) Fear has ratcheted up in the wake of attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, a new survey finds. And reactions to mass shootings vary by the religious identity of the killers.
(RNS) Americans are daunted by the changing economy and the wars we don’t seem to know how to win. And people don’t like to feel daunted; they want to feel effective. That’s why enough are open to extreme solutions so as to keep Trump as the top GOP candidate.