Islam

Muslims are breathing a sigh of relief after President Joe Biden's reversal of the travel ban, which has separated thousands of families since it was issued by former President Trump.
Gerard O’Connell December 22, 2020
The United Nations General Assembly decided unanimously that Feb. 4 be observed each year as the International Day of Human Fraternity, starting in 2021.
Associated Press November 24, 2020
China criticized Pope Francis on Tuesday over a passage in his new book in which he mentions suffering by China’s Uighur Muslim minority group.
Tributes to the dead are seen outside of Notre Dame Basilica in Nice, France, Nov. 1, 2020, as French bishops conduct a "penitential rite of reparation," following the Oct. 29 deadly attack at church. (CNS photo/Lionel Urman, Panoramic via Reuters)
Kevin Clarke November 06, 2020
Could French president Macron’s moves to counter the threat of homegrown Islamic extremism in the end “boomerang,” leading only to greater alienation of Muslim youth from French society?
Father Maccalli was serving in a parish in Bomoanga, Niger, when militant extremists from Jama'at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin, a branch of al-Qaida in Mali, kidnapped him in September 2018.
Inside the Vatican October 07, 2020
This week on the “Inside the Vatican” podcast, Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell and producer Colleen Dulle unpack their takeaways from Pope Francis’ new encyclical, “Fratelli Tutti.”