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Inter-Religious Dialogue; a dream that was done in Isfahan four centuries ago

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SHAFAQNA- Varuz Minasian, the head of the Armenian Caliphate Council in Isfahan and the south of Iran, emphasized that Armenians have lived in peace in Isfahan for 400 years and they will live in the future. "Followers of the religions of…

The Mihna, the Inquisition and Religious Persecution Today

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SHAFAQNA- With Muslims in the West  being subjected to scrutiny under polices such as Prevent and other counter terrorism initiatives the parallels to previous historical  persecutions and inquisitions of religious communities are frighteningly…

Trolls demanding examples of ‘Christian terrorists’ should read this

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SHAFAQNA- By: Parker Molloy Source: Upworthy According to an FBI analysis of every U.S. terrorist attack between 1980 and 2005, 94% were carried out by someone who was not Muslim. And yet, the number of anti-Muslim groups…

Muslim, Christian and Jewish congregations unite to embrace refugee friends

SHAFAQNA- Religious differences quickly set aside as Oakville and Mississauga groups welcome Syrian refugees from Damascus. Members of Abraham's Children Together volunteers are shown with the Al Balkhi family, shortly…

Breaking religious stereotypes & the US presidential elections

SHAFAQNA - Muslims are up against quite a few Republican contenders who are competing on how stringent they will be on Islamic Terrorism if elected. Not only that, they are also demanding proper management as it relates to the issue of immigration.…

Effect of Religion on Social Life

SHAFAQNA - The human being possesses the two faculties of desire and anger. If the faculty of desire of wealth overcomes him, then the treasures of the earth will not satisfy him. Even more, if the desire of status and power overtakes him, then…

“I Am Your Protector” Promotes Unity in the US

SHAFAQNA - Sending a message of unity and understanding, an international campaign has been launched in the US to acknowledge those who stand up for each other across religious, racial and gender lines. “We’re overexposed to narratives…