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Birmingham Islamic Society condemns Brussels terrorist attack

BIRMINGHAM (TAB, RNS) — Just as Belgian Muslim and Catholic organizations are condemning the terrorist bombings in Brussels so is the Birmingham Islamic Society (BIS) in Alabama. At least 26 people were killed in the attacks on Brussels’ Zaventem international airport and shortly … Continue reading

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Ramadan starts tomorrow — here are 10 ways to reach out to Muslim neighbors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (TAB) — With more than 1.5 billion Muslims in the world and nearly 6 million in the United States, you are likely to be around Muslims at work, at school or in your community. On June 17, they will … Continue reading

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Religious liberty wins hiring case at high court

WASHINGTON (BP) — The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in favor of a Muslim job applicant provided what religious freedom advocates hailed as a wider victory for people of faith. In an 8–1 decision, the high court ruled June 1 an … Continue reading

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Southwestern Seminary enrolls Muslim student

FORT WORTH, Texas (TAB) — It’s a first for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a rarity for any Baptist seminary — allowing a Muslim to enroll in the seminary’s Ph.D. program. The Fort Worth, Texas, school’s norm for admittance requires a record … Continue reading

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Moore, other religious liberty advocates urge action for release of Christian Sudanese mother

NASHVILLE (TAB, BP) — Meriam Ibrahim, a mother of a toddler and eight months pregnant, refused to denounce her faith in Christ, even after a Sudanese judge in Khartoum, Sudan, sentenced her to death May 15. The president of the Southern … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Obama, Romney offer glimpse of their spiritual liv

WASHINGTON (RNS) — President Obama said it’s not his job to defend his Christian faith against doubters who suspect he’s Muslim. His GOP challenger, Mitt Romney, said religion is “integral” to his life, even as often he avoids mentioning his Mormon … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Church in Nigeria endures massacre

MASEH, Nigeria (Open Doors USA) — In the Plateau state of central Nigeria, tensions had run high all week between ethnic Fulani, who are mainly Muslim, and ethnic Birom, mainly Christian, according to Open Doors News. It was only the … Continue reading

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Breaking News — 182 Muslim works gain Agency of Religious Affairs approval in Kazakhstan

With new state Censorship Regulations for almost all religious literature and objects produced in or imported into Kazakhstan now in force, only some religious books — all Muslim — have so far successfully undergone the censorship process, Forum 18 News … Continue reading

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