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Pilgrims at the Masjid al-Haram. Source Al-Haram mosque, Wikipedia Commons.
Pilgrims at the Masjid al-Haram, Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Source Al-Haram mosque, Wikipedia Commons.

Three Million In Makkah Pray For Besieged Muslims

Millions of pilgrims offered prayers at the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah on the last Friday of Ramadan. Addressing the congregation at the Grand Mosque, Imam Sheikh Saud Al-Shuraim said: “Muslims who offered their prayers during this month are real winners. There are other Muslims who live in difficult circumstances […]

Coptic and Arabic inscriptions in an Old Cairo, Egypt church
Coptic and Arabic inscriptions in an Old Cairo, Egypt church

Christian-Muslim Relations: Critical For Religious Harmony – Analysis

The “Allah” issue, which had a final hearing in the highest court in Malaysia, provided further evidence that Christian-Muslim tensions globally are on the rise. The Christian and Islamic worlds can contribute to global inter-religious harmony given their common Abrahamic roots. Mohammad Alami Musa CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM are two major religions embraced by more than […]

Sen. Mark Rubio
Sen. Mark Rubio. File photo.

Rubio Says Economic Health Tied To Morality, Community

By Adelaide Mena A strong national economy requires strong families, supported by both government and the broader community, said Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in a recent policy speech. “Too often in modern politics, debates about our values have been viewed as either wedges to win elections or unnecessary distractions to be avoided,” Rubio said during […]