Reflecting good interfaith relations in the French city, Marseille synagogue was bought by an Islamic cultural association that will convert it into a mosque to accommodate the growing Muslim community in the city.
A new mosque in French Riviera ready for inauguration since last November is facing opposition from the mayor of Nice who is set to sue the French state over it, sparking criticism from the city Muslim population.
How equipped are young people to, not only, cope with what is going on, but to actually try to redress the damage done by generations already passed? What will spending hours every day sitting in front of various forms of screens do to help them on their way?
The negative portrait being painted did not coincide with the experiences I had with Muslim classmates and neighbors growing up in Philadelphia. I decided to research some facts about Islam.
I went to Turkey on holiday and had a look inside some of the greater mosques. With every step I took, with every day that went by, I could feel the presence of God in my life grow. I went into nature and for the first time, I could see that what was in front of me were signs of the Creator.
I can truly say now, looking back on the whole story, that I was overwhelmingly blessed by the way Allah guided me to Islam. I look back now and see my old friends from high school and how lost they are.
Setting an example of interfaith cooperation across the world, two of Sweden’s largest Muslim and Christian congregations have united their forces to offer their skills, time and money to refugees.
The Muslim accepts no man as a mediator between himself and his God. He goes direct to the invisible source of creation and life, God, without reliance on saving formula of repentance of sins and belief in the power of a teacher to afford him salvation.
An American citizen who once shot his neighboring mosque in Meriden, Connecticut, has visited his Muslim neighbors’ house of worship, offering apology and opening a new page of relations to bridge gaps.
In the inaugural ceremony of America’s largest mosque, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized US presidential candidates for encouraging xenophobic and Islamophobic rhetoric, Russia Today reported on Sunday, April 3.