Islam

"By beatifying our 19 brothers and sisters, the church wishes to bear witness to her desire to continue to work for dialogue, harmony and friendship."
It is understandable to react with anger to dehumanizing speech, but a thoughtful approach can help to de-escalate tensions. (iStock/Juanmonino)
Saadia Ahmad December 06, 2018
Confronted with a political candidate’s Islamophobic language, the author chose not to walk away or to pounce in anger, but to reach across a divide.
Gerard O’Connell December 06, 2018
Francis is the first pope to visit the oil-rich United Arab Emirates, a majority-Muslim country of 10 million people.
The daughters of Asia Bibi pose in 2010 with an image of their mother outside their residence in Sheikhupura, Pakistan. (CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters) 
David Stewart December 05, 2018
Fearing reprisals from militant groups, Britain shies away from offering asylum to Asia Bibi, a Catholic woman whose death sentence for blasphemy against Islam has been thrown out by judges in Pakistan.
Genocide is still taking place against Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar and the government is increasingly demonstrating it has no interest in establishing a fully functioning democracy, U.N. investigators said Wednesday.
Jordan Denari Duffner October 24, 2018
Two timely texts can help elevate our thinking and improve the ways we relate to our Muslim brothers and sisters.