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This British Muslim Now Using Football to Counter Extremism

THIS is the British Muslim who champions the beautiful game as the ultimate weapon against terrorism. LONDON – Believing in the power of sport to bring peace, a British Muslim former Arsenal Academy football player is using his Football for Peace organization to spread peace and fight extremism in the world. “The last two years …

Equating Islam to Terrorism Is Foolish: Pope

ROME – In an interview with an Italian local newspaper, Pope Francis has slammed claims linking Islam with terrorism, saying that is completely false and “foolish” “It might be coming out of many people’s mouths, but this equation is a lie and it is foolish,” Francis said in the interview published by L’Eco di Bergamo …

Pope Meets Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh

Meeting with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, Pope Francis sought forgiveness from the persecuted minority after his controversial decision to not directly refer to their plight when he visited their homeland, Burma.

An Islamic Pope?

An Islamic Pope?

I am a huge fan of the current Pope, Pope Francis. He seems to be a reasonable guy with epic critical thinking skills, a flare for logic, and an understanding of the issues of our times. I like that in a religious figure. But what Pope Francis has that many people who are logical and critical thinkers usually lack is humility.

Top Muslim Leader Meets Pope in Vatican

The Secretary General of the Muslim World League, Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, met Pope Francis on Wednesday to discuss cooperation between the Vatican and the Islamic world on issues related to peace and coexistence.

Pope Criticizes US "Mother" Bomb

Pope Francis has condemned the US military’s naming for the biggest non-nuclear explosive as “the mother of all bombs”, saying the word “mother” should not be used in reference to a deadly weapon.

Al-Azhar Imam, Pope Francis Stress Message of Peace

In the first visit by a Pope to Al-Azhar, the highest seat of religious learning in the Sunni world, Pope Francis send a message of unity in the face of killing in the name of religion in a special visit to Cairo on Thursday and Friday, pressing for closer Muslim-Christian ties.

Al-Azhar Invites Pope Francis to Peace Conference

Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, the highest seat of religious learning in the Sunni world, is organizing a world peace conference in Cairo next Friday, to be attended by Pope Francis, Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and Pope Tawadros II, head of the Coptic Orthodox Church.

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