Tag Archives: Islam

How Surprisingly Profitable

Brian Pellot writes a weekly Monday blog for RNS on religious freedom. Since he writes from the UK, the post is up before most of us in the Americas wake. Today’s installment is here. Lots of angry Muslims lead off. And most prominently, … Continue reading

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How Do Arctic Muslims Survive Ramadan?

Good question. In a similar way, it seems, as Muslim astronauts do. Swedish Muslims north of the Arctic circle have a challenge–options, really, in addressing the observance of their holy month. Can they adopt the “time” of Mecca or Medina? … Continue reading

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Astro Ramadan

I see that Muslims in France have adopted an astronomical start to Ramadan, rather than believe their eyes on that first crescent moon in the western sky. Muslim scientists have been arguing for using astronomy to  determine Islamic dates for … Continue reading

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Nostra Aetate 3: Catholics and Muslims

Affirmation for the followers of Islam: They adore the one God, living and subsisting in Himself; merciful and all-powerful, the Creator of heaven and earth, who has spoken to men; they take pains to submit wholeheartedly to even His inscrutable … Continue reading

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