Imagine going to mosque for a service and sitting down next to Morgan Freeman. That’s what happened for some lucky people this week, as the Hollywood star dropped in to the Al-Khoei Foundation mosque in London to learn more about the Ashura festival for a new documentary. The organisers kept Freeman’s appearance a secret until […]
The FBI is viewing a fire that took place at a mosque in Coachella, California as an intentional act, The Los Angeles Times reports. Officials announced the news late Friday after the lobby of Islamic Society of the Coachella Valley mosque was set on fire earlier that day. The fire happened around 12 p.m., 15 minutes after […]
Officials are looking into a possible hate crime in which a severed pig’s head was thrown in front of a North Philadelphia mosque. According to Philly, the incident happened around 11 p.m. on Sunday. Surveillance cameras caught a suspicious red van driving near the Al Aqsa Islamic Society. The vehicle drove past the mosque twice; the second time, the pig’s […]
In 1993, my Muslim community purchased an old school building in Bloomfield Township in the hopes of making it a home for the spiritual and social lives of the growing number of Muslim families in the area. It would be a mosque. We’d call it the Unity Center, and as part of its mission we […]
A majority of Republicans believe that President Barack Obama “sympathizes with the goals of Islamic fundamentalists who want to impose Islamic law around the world,” according to a survey released on Monday.
A drunk man barged into a mosque in Queens, N.Y., and shouted anti-Muslim slurs before urinating on prayer rugs, the New York Post reported Thursday.
In the storm of anger and accusation over an Islamic center and mosque planned near ground zero, one thing seems clear to Laique Khan: His fellow Muslims have a right to build the project.
From CNN Belief Blog Church attendance crept up slightly in the United States this year, according to new Gallup research – but not everyone is buying the findings. Slightly more than 43 percent of Americans told Gallup they attend church, synagogue or mosque weekly or almost every week, up from just under 43 percent in […]