Religious scholars issue unanimous fatwa declaring suicide attacks Haram

The News International ISLAMABAD: Religious scholars from all schools of thought on Saturday issued a *fatwa (religious decree) that declared suicide attacks, armed insurgency against a state and use of force in the name of imposing Shariah as ‘Haram’ or … Continue reading

‘We must protect our country’: extremist Buddhists target Mandalay’s Muslims

From the Guardian This article describes a tragic reality on the landscape of Inter Religious relations. There are two elements here that may be unfamiliar to Western readers: 1. Buddhist-Muslim relations are not a first thought where Islam is concerned. … Continue reading

Muslim women gather on Westminster Bridge to condemn ‘abhorrent’ attack

In Metro Westminster Bridge tonight (Picture: Reuters) Women formed a human chain along Westminster Bridge tonight to remember the victims of the attack on March 22. Four days after the attack shook London, women from different backgrounds came together in … Continue reading

New Interfaith Center in Kaduna is Crucial as a Symbol for Interreligious Peace in Nigeria

This is truly exciting. Nigeria suffers in so many ways from the tragic and unnecessary discord among its religions. Interfaith Center in Kaduna, Nigeria (photograph by Kirbyhopper.com Article originally in Ventures Nigeria will be 56 in about a month and one of … Continue reading