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French Catholic Bishop: Iraq's holy shrines best places for humanitarian communication among all sects

SHAFAQNA - The French Catholic Bishop, Michael, expressed his extreme pride at visiting the Holy Shrine of Imam Ali (PBUH). The employees of the public relations department welcomed him and took him round the landmarks of the holy shrine. “I…

Shia and Hindu set for smooth religious processions

SHAFAQNA - With the city set celebrate two important religious events, Hanuman Jayanthi and Viladath (birthday) of Hazrath Imam Ali (a.s), on Tuesday (April 11), members of both the communities have decided to ensure peaceful conduct of processions…

Senior cleric stresses Ayatollah Sistani’s support for Christians

SHAFAQNA - Representative of grand Ayatollah Sistani in Iraq visited Anglican Church in France stressing the religious leader’s support for the Christian community. Hujjat-ul-Islam Seyyed Javad Shahrestani, representative of grand Ayatollah…

Many US Catholics don't have a positive view of Muslims, finds study

SHAFAQNA - Only 14% of American Catholics have a favorable view of Muslims and Catholic media outlets tend to have a bias against Muslims, a study has found. The findings, carried out by the Bridge initiative, a multi-year research project…