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Aysha Khan - Religion News Service
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.
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Aysha Khan - Religion News Service
“As a Jesuit institution, we have a moral duty to put the common good above all else, and we believe the acceptance of this grant would legitimize the past, self-interested actions of the Koch Foundation,” a petition read.
A historical photo of the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows in Sharon, Mass. Image courtesy of American Ancestors, New England Historic Genealogical Society
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Aysha Khan - Religion News Service
A major expansion of the project will effectively double the number of parishioners whose names will be indexed in the digital archives.
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Aysha Khan - Religion News Service
Some religious groups and religious liberty groups have applauded the commission including the Center for Family and Human Rights, a Catholic think tank.
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Aysha Khan - Religion News Service
Two new reports conclude that China is engaging in organ harvesting and a child separation campaign against the country’s Uighur Muslim minority.
Rescue personnel help injured people after a car ran into a large group of protesters after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12, 2017. One person was killed and 19 were injured in the incident. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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Aysha Khan - Religion News Service
As researchers report a nationwide surge in hate crimes, a bipartisan coalition in Congress is giving law enforcement funding to adopt both stronger hate crime policies and more accurate data collection.
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Aysha Khan - Religion News Service
Researchers say that anti-Muslim attitudes is influenced by a host of factors, from personal and national politics to how much a person knows about Islam itself — but not one’s own religious affiliation.
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Aysha Khan - Religion News Service
On April 1st, members of the Ahmadi Muslim community traveled to Washington, D.C., to participate in its 9th annual "Day on the Hill" project, where they meet with legislators to encourage efforts to protect religious rights of minorities and to solicit support for the 2019 Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act.
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Aysha Khan - Religion News Service
Does an inmate deserve to have a religious representative present during an execution?
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Aysha Khan - Religion News Service
A Jewish cemetery in Fall River, Mass. was vandalized on March 16-17, with headstones defaced with anti-Semitic messages, with numerous headstones pushed to the ground. The Anti-Defamation League of New England is offering a $1,500 award for any information involving the case. This latest incident reveals a disturbing trend in increasing anti-Semitic violence in the state of Massachusetts.