PARIS (RNS) In a city still recovering from last year’s deadly attacks, the store tucked next to an abandoned railroad track offers a more positive face of interfaith relations.
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis hailed the “historic” climate change agreement signed in Paris, urging the international community to swiftly implement the deal.
(RNS) Citing the treaty’s moral tone and concern for the poor, they urged participating nations to take strong action.
Authorities had already closed two mosques last week — the first time France has taken such action against places of worship suspected of nurturing what the interior minister called “Islamist radicalization.”
(RNS) “The foundational biblical teaching to ‘love your neighbor as yourself’ drives me to Paris,” writes this Jefferson City, Mo., Baptist activist.
PARIS (RNS) Tens of thousands of faithful responded to calls by Muslim leaders across France to attend Friday prayers in honor of the 130 people who died during last week’s terrorist attacks around Paris.
(RNS) The challenge to Americans is to recognize that Muslims are decisively on their side in the fight against extremism. The challenge to Muslims is to engage fully with the rest of the nation in identifying the safest and wisest paths forward.
Judging from published lists of the 129 dead, about 6 percent have been identified by family and friends as Muslim by religion or by ethnic ties to majority-Muslim countries.
(RNS) One cannot erase the effects of such horrible attacks executed under the banner of religion. To claim that all Muslims are terrorists is far from correct, but to deny or underestimate the power of some Islamic texts and interpretations is not prudent, either.