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Christian rift on the mend? Pope Francis and Russian...

SHAFAQNA - The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is to meet his Roman Catholic counterpart, Pope Francis,...

Minaret and Muslims in Mexican city set to host...

SHAFAQNA - The domed mosque with a minaret rises above small homes in a seemingly unlikely place: A southern Mexican...

Pope Francis May Visit Rome’s Great Mosque

SHAFAQNA- A visit to one of the largest mosques outside the Muslim world may rank among the most symbolically powerful...

Italy’s Muslims invite Pope to visit Rome’s main mosque

SHAFAQNA - Representatives of Italy's Muslim community have invited Pope Francis to visit the main mosque in Rome, just days...

Christians, Muslims in US Find Common Ground for Peace

SHAFAQNA- All smiled for a photo to be sent as a message of protest to North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory...

Paul Galloway on religious semantic and the notion of...

SHAFAQNA - Paul Galloway is the executive director of the American Center for Outreach, an advocacy group for civic participation...

Religious voices respond to State of the Union

SHAFAQNA - In his last State of the Union address, President Obama made an impassioned case against religious bigotry and cast other...

1,500 Year Old Bible Says That Jesus Christ Was...

SHAFAQNA - A 1,500 year old bible has been seized from a gang of smugglers in a Mediterranean-area operation in...

A very Syrian Christmas

SHAFAQNA - If Syria continues to be at war  - a war which has claimed too many of its sons...

Catholic church lauds efforts by Muslim faithful

SHAFAQNA - Eldoret Diocese Catholic Bishop Cornelius Korir has lauded the Muslim fraternity for their stand on peace and safety...

Nigerian Muslims preach unity, understanding at Xmas

SHAFAQNA - The Nigerian Muslims, yesterday, called for more understanding, unity and love among Muslims and Christian faithful in Nigeria...

A Most Unique Christmas in 2015

SHAFAQNA - In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring Christmas time every year is always...

Religious Leaders Stand Up For Peace Amid Anti-Muslim Attacks

SHAFAQNA - Amid a spike in anti-Muslim assaults, vandalism and death threats around the country since the terrorist attacks...

Activists mark Chanukah by challenging growing Islamophobia in the...

SHAFAQNA - Tying together a long history of Jewish social justice activism–think Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel participating alongside Martin...

Pope Francis Fights ISIS by Fostering Interreligious Dialogue

SHAFAQNA - The highlight of Pope Francis' journey in Africa was, on Nov. 30, his morning visit to a mosque...

December 25 and Paganism

SHAFAQNA - As Christians around the world are already speaking of Christmas, historians and theologians question whether the holiday really...

The Dead Sea Scrolls (170BCE to 68BCE)

SHAFAQNA - Jewish history led up to Christianity to the extent that Judaism and Christianity shared a blurred boundary in...

Sufism: ‘a natural antidote to fanaticism’

SHAFAQNA - Jason Webster on why the republication of Idries Shah book about Sufism – whose enthusiasts have included Winston...

How faith leaders became vital in the fight against...

SHAFAQNA - In June 2014, the World Health Organisation announced the first case of Ebola in Sierra Leone. Despite warnings...

Catholic Church Bans Teaching Islam in UK Schools

SHAFAQNA - The Catholic Church in Britain has become embroiled in controversy after it effectively banned schools from teaching students...

Is Atheism a new religion?

SHAFAQNA - Answers in Genesis CEO and President Ken Ham has argued that atheism is a religion that is...

Leader of Armenian Orthodox Christians invited to attend Imam...

SHAFAQNA - The Imam Hussein Holy Shrine sent a delegation to invite the Archbishop Afak Asoderyan, leader of the Armenian...

​Evangelicals and Muslims Commit to Oppose Religious Bigotry

SHAFAQNA - A majority of evangelical pastors consider Islam to be “spiritually evil,” according to one just-released poll, but on October...

The Pagan roots of Halloween

SHAFAQNA -Since Halloween itself originated in paganism, it is not surprising that its customs are related to pagan belief....

Muharram Mirror

SHAFAQNA - “No battle in the modern and past history of mankind has earned more sympathy and admiration as well...

Pope to meet with poor, refugees, Muslims and evangelicals...

SHAFAQNA - Pope Francis will tour a Kenyan slum, meet with Muslims and evangelical Christians and visit a refugee camp...

The Covenant of Abraham (as) in the Torah, Bible...

SHAFAQNA - Allamah Iqbal once wrote, “The story of the Kaaba is unique, simple and colorful – it ends with...

Rebel cardinals accuse pope of stacking synod cards

SHAFAQNA -  Conservative cardinals have accused Pope Francis of stacking the cards against them in an ongoing battle over...

Buddhism and the God-idea

SHAFAQNA - Quite contradictory views have been expressed in Western literature on the attitude of Buddhism toward the concept of...

Pope Francis to visit Mexico next year

SHAFAQNA - The troubled country is home to second-largest Catholic population The Vatican confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Mexico in...

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