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The Muslim American vote is growing, and that represents an opportunity for the Republican Party. In photo: participants in the annual Muslim Day Parade along Madison Avenue in New York City on Sept. 25, 2022. (iStock/Ryan Rahman)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Paul James Macrae
In Montgomery County, Md., Muslim parents have been protesting a sex-ed curriculum they say is insensitive to religious belief. Is this local battle a warning sign for Democrats nationally?
A woman holds aloft an opened copy of the Quran in a prayer space.
FaithShort Take
David E. Nantais
Catholic health care providers aim to heal the whole human person—body, mind and spirit. That means providing accommodations for to meet the needs of Muslim patients.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jordan Denari Duffner
Pope Francis set a goal early in his pontificate to have dialogue with various religions, especially Islam, and from his many gestures and encounters with Muslims, some profound lessons emerge.
Pope Francis dressed in white garments sits speaking to Sheikh Ahmad el-Tayeb dressed in black with a white hat
Nicole Winfield - Associated Press
Pope Francis joined Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders on Friday in calling for the great religions to work together for peace.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
The pope will meet with the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Ahmad Al-Tayyeb, at the interreligious meeting “Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and West for Human Coexistence."
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
A violent assault on a famous author revives an ugly history: the fatwa against Salman Rushdie.