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Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Asheikh
Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Asheikh


Saudi Grand Mufti Denounces ISIS

Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh has strongly condemned ISIS terrorists for their crimes in the Middle East and violation of Islamic principles and teachings. In a Tuesday statement, he described the terrorists as “enemy number one” of Islam, noting that extremism, radicalism and terrorism have nothing to do with Islam. The well-known […]

Muslims praying
Muslims praying


Muslims Reject ISIL’s Changes To Quran

By Linda Karadaku Islamic scholars and Muslims in southeast Europe and Turkey are rejecting changes to the Quran that the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is attempting to make by removing what it calls “distorted” passages. Scholars in the region are outraged by the changes, which they say is an attempt by ISIL […]

Pope Francis. Photo by Jeffrey Bruno, Wikipedia Commons.
Pope Francis. Photo by Jeffrey Bruno, Wikipedia Commons.


Full Transcript Of Pope’s In-Flight Interview From Korea

By Alan Holdren and Andrea Gagliarducci Speaking to journalists aboard the Aug. 18 flight to Italy from South Korea, Pope Francis said he supports international intervention in Iraq and is willing to go to there personally if it will help end the violence against Christians and other religious minorities. He also addressed topics ranging from […]