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London Borough Celebrates Diversity in Week-long Events - About Islam

London Borough Celebrates Diversity in Week-long Events

LONDON – The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in Greater London is hosting week-long events to celebrate diversity, encourage multicultural and close communities, Barking and Dagenham Post reported Wednesday. “Barking and Dagenham is a wonderfully diverse borough, and it is fantastic to know that people will be sharing their beliefs and values with each …

Canadian Project Finds Common Ground for Muslims, Catholics - About Islam

Canadian Project Finds Common Ground for Muslims, Catholics

On the surface, it was speeches and a light meal, but on a deeper level it was building relationships EDMONTON – Local Catholic and Muslim leaders in Edmonton, Canada, have organized a ‘Meet&Greet’ event to create mutual understanding between the two religious communities for a “deeper way of tolerance and coexistence”. “The most dangerous challenge …

How to Support My American Muslim Neighbors? - About Islam

How to Support My American Muslim Neighbors?

Short Answer: Two things would help. Get in touch with the mosque in your locality. It will make a world of a difference to the Muslim community just knowing that people like you exist. Also speak with your non-Muslim neighbors. Do not let people think it is OK to use slurs, hate speech or even …

Interfaith Activities Bring Muslims & Jews Closer: Study - About Islam

Interfaith Activities Bring Muslims & Jews Closer: Study

NEW YORK – The more Muslims and Jews interact with each other, the more they become aware of their faiths’ similarities, a study conducted by the Foundation of Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) in New York found. “Judaism and Islam are more similar to each other than they are different,” 65% of the surveyed Muslims and 54% …

Religious Diversity

What Does Islam Say About Religious Diversity?

Short Answer:Islam holds that from the beginning, God has been sending prophets to different peoples at different stages in human history to give them divine guidance as to how to live this life. Muhammad never claimed that he was teaching a new religion; he said that his mission was to restore the pure religion, taught …

Indigenous, Muslim and Jewish Communities Engage in Dialogue - About Islam

Indigenous, Muslim and Jewish Communities Engage in Dialogue

TORONTO – Indigenous, Muslim and Jewish communities in Toronto engaged in an inspirational evening of dialogue, storytelling, and performances at Congregation Darchei Naom on Wednesday night to mark World Interfaith Harmony Week. The program themed, “Our Home, Our Stories: Indigenous, Muslim and Jewish Communities in Dialogue”, featured presentations, readings and performances by Whabagoon, a traditional …

400 Faith Leaders Sign Declaration of Tolerance in D.C. - About Islam

400 Faith Leaders Sign Declaration of Tolerance in D.C.

WASHINGTON, DC – Over 400 Muslim, Christian, and Jewish leaders from all over the world gathered in a two-day conference to develop a new declaration calling for promoting peace between followers of the three Abrahamic faiths and cultivating sentiments of goodwill and empathy toward each other. “[W]e cannot love and serve God if we fail …

New Jersey Muslims Host “Know Your Muslim Neighbor” - About Islam

New Jersey Muslims Host “Know Your Muslim Neighbor”

CHERRY HILL – Muslims in the South Jersey community in Cherry Hill are opening their doors to welcome neighbors wishing to learn about Islamic faith and traditions, dispel stereotypes, and break down barriers. “This is a step forward to tell our neighbors about the rich traditions of the Islamic culture,” Muqaddas Ejaz, one of the …

Ontario Church Hosts Muslim Prayers - About Islam

Ontario Church Hosts Muslim Prayers

ST. THOMAS, Ontario – A local church in St. Thomas, Ontario, has cleared a room to host Muslim congregational prayer every Friday, known as Juma`ah prayer, hosting Muslims who used to travel for long miles to perform the weekly prayer. “In the winter time, too, it gets dangerous and there’s very limited time to have …



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