January, 2016

  • 4 January

    LI Interfaith Candlelight Vigil Calls for Peace, Tolerance

    Participants of an interfaith candlelight vigil at the Nassau County executive building in Minneola, Long Island, call for peace and tolerance, and pray for the safety and security of all Americans.

November, 2015

  • 30 November

    Faith Groups in Unprecedented Push for Climate Action

    Religious leaders put their spiritual weight behind climate change.

February, 2015

  • 12 February

    Fear, Inc. 2.0

    The Islamophobia network has launched a variety of attacks on the American Muslim community during the past several years, but there has been a rise in religious and interfaith groups pushing back against Islamophobia, says a new report by Center for American Progress.

January, 2015

  • 26 January

    Crimea’s Vanishing Religious Communities

    Re-registration requirements and other red tape are driving out priests, nuns, even visiting imams.

  • 21 January

    Europe and Muslims

    Far-right parties in European countries are increasing their share of votes and becoming more influential in the decision-making processes.

  • 14 January

    Europe’s Coming Battle

    Forget the false frame of the West versus Islam. It’s not historically or conceptually accurate, and the two are basically on the same side against the crimes of al-Qaeda and the Islamic State. The real battle is over the soul of Europe. And the far right is rallying like it’s 1099.

December, 2014

  • 1 December

    Pope Francis: Back to the Middle East

    Pope Francis is desperately attempting to preserve Christianity as a viable faith in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. He realizes that it is vital that he and Christians have the support of the Turkish government and its Islamist president in this endeavor.

October, 2014

  • 26 October

    Chinese Salafism and the Saudi Connection

    In China, the Hui Salafi sect, and its links with Saudi Arabia, have a long and complex history.

July, 2014

  • 13 July

    Fasting Smart in Ramadan

    With Muslim holy month half complete, so are energy levels. Food during Ramadan can be both a virtue and vice. Fasting individuals need to eat the right food to keep themselves full and fit

June, 2014

  • 25 June

    Remains of Hate in Sri Lanka

    Many Sri Lankans do not recognize the extremist Bodu Bala Sena as embodying Buddhist values at all, but they are increasingly unwilling to speak out about their opposition to it. The only punitive action seems to have come from Facebook, which took the BBS page offline after a flood of complaints.