Adventists and Muslims Meet for Learning and Fellowship

Sarah McDugal Adventist Review Adventists and Muslims from all over the San Diego area in California, United States, recently gathered at El Cajon Seventh-day Adventist Church for “One San Diego,” a day of mutual learning and fellowship. The day was the brainchild of Richard Smith, pastor of El Cajon church, as well as of Peter Thomas and Tawfik Abdalla, Muslim ministry coordinators; and Gerald Babanezhad, … Continue reading Adventists and Muslims Meet for Learning and Fellowship

Pope with British Imams: the most important thing is the capacity to listen

Rome Reports As an outward sign of inter-religious dialogue with the Muslim world, Pope Francis held a private audience with Card. Vincent Nichols and four Imams from England. First, Card. Nichols greeted the pope, thanking him for receiving the audience and for supporting the UK especially after the attack on Westminster Bridge. CARD. VINCENT NICHOLS Archbishop of Westminster “We want to also ask for your prayers. … Continue reading Pope with British Imams: the most important thing is the capacity to listen

Egypt says Pope Francis will visit in April

AP via Catholic Herald

Pontiff to meet Muslim and Coptic leaders during trip

Egypt says Pope Francis will pay an official visit to the majority Muslim nation during the final week of April.

Presidential spokesman Alaa Youssef said on Saturday the Pope’s visit will be in response to an invitation extended by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who met the Pope when he visited the Vatican in late 2014. Continue reading “Egypt says Pope Francis will visit in April”

Chinese Communist Party Officials Harden Rehtoric on Islam

BEIJING (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party is hardening its rhetoric about Islam, with top officials making repeated warnings this past week about the specter of global religious extremism seeping into the country. Shaerheti Ahan, a top political and legal affairs party official in Xinjiang, became the latest official from a predominantly Muslim region to warn political leaders gathered in Beijing about China becoming destabilized … Continue reading Chinese Communist Party Officials Harden Rehtoric on Islam

Austrian newspaper: It’s time to discuss whether Islam should be banned in Europe

A statement by Wolfgang Fellner in the daily Austrian newspaper “Österreich” has created outrage among local Muslims. In a recent edition the journalist stated: “Now we must permit discussions about whether or not Islam as such should be banned in Europe.” According to the Islamic faith community in Austria, Fellner is thus attacking “the central human right of religious freedom,” and that Fellner’s statement “should … Continue reading Austrian newspaper: It’s time to discuss whether Islam should be banned in Europe

Activists Threatened With Dawn Raid, Arrested For Anti-Islam Speech

Source – Infowars Britain First members targeted after viral video showing confrontations with Muslims Britain First activists were reportedly threatened with a dawn raid and later arrested by police after they published a viral video which showed members of the group being confronted by Muslims in the town of Luton. The original video, which attracted tens of millions of views on Facebook, shows Muslims embroiled … Continue reading Activists Threatened With Dawn Raid, Arrested For Anti-Islam Speech