NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) This week, Kenya froze the accounts of 85 groups and individuals, including bus companies and Muslim rights organizations, allegedly linked to al-Shabab, following a massacre at a Kenyan university last week.
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The pledge would make Boko Haram the largest extremist group to agree to fight under the Islamic State
NEW YORK (RNS) “The analogy (to the IRA) is somewhat accurate,” said Archbishop Timothy Dolan, an Irish-American who on March 17 will serve as grand marshal of the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The “Dialogues of the Carmelites” shows the price that is paid when truth is not spoken to power and a sense of injustice makes unholy acts seem somehow noble.
WASHINGTON (RNS) National leaders must dispute claims that there is a clash of civilizations in the world, the president said during a second-day speech at the White House Summit on Confronting Violent Extremism.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “No religion is responsible for terrorism — people are responsible for violence and terrorism,” Obama told delegates at the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism.
(RNS) There is no profile of someone who will become a terrorist and no reliable way to predict who will turn to violence.
COPENHAGEN (RNS) “It feels surrealistic that this happened in Denmark, just around the corner from where I live,” said Uffe Alici Pedersen of Copenhagen, who is Muslim.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Be they Catholic, Orthodox, Copts, Lutherans, it doesn’t matter: They’re Christian! The blood is the same: It is the blood which confesses Christ,” Francis said.