Tag Archives: Muslim

Which parts of Qur’an touch your heart the most?

Which parts of Qur'an touch your heart the most

by Stephen Suleyman Schwartz Qur’an and tespih, Greetings to all people of sincerity. I am 68 years old and will reach 20 years as a Muslim in a few months, alhamdulillah! I began studying Sufism (Islamic spirituality) through Catalan Catholic sources at 18. I had no formal religious education in childhood. My mother was Christian and my father was Jewish …

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Muslim parents now choosing Christian schools for their children in Britain

Muslim parents now choosing Christian schools for their children in Britain

by News Desk Considering them an attractive option, Muslim parents are now sending their children to Christian schools to prepare them for “life in modern Britain”, said chief education officer at the Church of England. According to Rev Nigel Genders, Muslim families see Christian schools as a great option that allows their children to mix with the wider community from …

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(USA) Vandalized Chicago synagogue hosts interfaith ‘gathering against hate’

(USA) Vandalized Chicago synagogue hosts interfaith ‘gathering against hate’

By Paul Wieder CHICAGO (JUF News via JTA) — Some 1,000 Jewish, Muslim and Christian Chicago residents came together in unity at a synagogue that was vandalized with swastikas four days earlier. The Wednesday event at the Chicago Loop Synagogue was sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish United Fund and billed as “an interfaith gathering against …

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(USA) Muslim, Jewish families heartwarming sharing

Muslim, Jewish families’ heartwarming sharing

By Gregory Pratt The Yildirim family brought a gift when they arrived at Rabbi Jordan Bendat-Appell’s home in Deerfield for Shabbat dinner on Friday. It was a drawing by 7-year-old Meryem Yildirim depicting the moment at O’Hare International Airport that brought the two families together: two fathers — one Muslim and the other Jewish — with children perched on their shoulders …

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Dalai Lama says Indian Muslims are peace-loving because of their environment

Dalai Lama says Indian Muslims are peace-loving because of their environment

Tibet leader and a global icon Dalai Lama, while addressing a gathering on Saturday, said that Indian Muslims were more peaceful than their counterparts because they were involved in a more culturally diverse society. By NewsX Bureau Dalai Lama also called for a more inclusive society where different religions cohabit with mutual respect to one another Tibet leader and a …

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Gaining Wisdom From Other Religions (A Muslim Perspective)

Gaining Wisdom From Other Religions

By Sheima Salam Sumer 30 January 2017 Many Muslims are familiar with the famous Quranic verse 49:13 that proclaims: Mankind! We have created you from a male and female, and made you into peoples and tribes, so that you might come to know each other. The noblest of you in God’s sight is the one who fears God most. God …

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(Indonesia) Muslims Take Part in Organizing Catholic Mass

Some Muslim residents are taking part in organizing the first mass service for newly ordained Catholic priest Gregorius Primus Ama Maia CS at St. Yoseph Pekerja Penfui parish, which is scheduled for Thursday. “This program involves all community members in the area of Air Baru in Penfui subdistrict,” organizingchairman Yuven Beribe said as quoted by Antara on Monday. Yuven said …

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Donald Trump’s travel ban: Silence of some pro-Islamist countries reek of fundamentalism-imperialism nexus

ByGhulam Rasool Dehlvi When US President Donald Trump signed the executive order to ban the entry of immigrants from seven Muslim majority countries, Indonesia the worlds largest Muslim population, which is fortunately not among the banned countries vehemently opposed the move. In a similar tone and tenor, Iran the Shia-majority Muslim country,which is among the banned countries …

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Indian Bishops close to Muslim brethren on the day Ashura

Mgr Theodore Mascarenhas, secretary of the Bishops’ Conference (CBCI), sent a message to Muslims for the Shia observance in the holy month of Muharram. In India, Christians and Muslims live in peace and harmony. NEW DELHI: Wednesday was Ashura, a day of Remembrance in the holy month of Muharram. Mgr Theodore Mascarenhas, secretary general of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of …

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When A Pakistani Hindu Visited Delhi’s Jama Masjid

Lost and found in the India-Pakistan hall of mirrors. By Shivam Vij On a hot summer afternoon in Delhi, my Pakistani Hindu friend was visiting the Jama Masjid. After all, he had come to tour Delhi. In the evening, we met in a restaurant in Connaught Place. He was staying with a relative in Mehrauli, where the (Indian, Hindu) neighbour …

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