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Mental illness, Islam or revenge?: Understanding terrorism from the Navy Yard to Pakistan to Kenya

Sept. 16, 2013Police personnel near the Navy Yard.Matt McClain / The Washington Post September 2013 has been a cruel month. … Continued

Image of fatal subway push leaves journalist with many questions

AP This image released by NBC shows co-hosts Savannah Guthrie, left, and Matt Lauer, center, during an interview with freelance … Continued

Becoming all-American Muslims

It took Muslims a full three months to figure out a strategy to counter the campaign against Cordoba House, otherwise … Continued

Working to save the life of a Christian pastor in Iran

A week ago, Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani was a relatively unknown Christian facing execution for his faith under Iran’s interpretation of … Continued

The Egyptian revolution: An interfaith movement

Today’s guest blogger is Frank Fredericks, executive director of World Faith, co-director of Religious Freedom USA, and president of Çöñàr … Continued

Exposing the infrastructure of anti-Muslim hate

By Frankie Martin The dismissal of Juan Williams’ from NPR once again exposes the difficulty America is having discussing Islam … Continued

Catholic humiliation in UK

Now that Pope Benedict XVI has returned from the UK, most commentators will surely label the trip a failure, in … Continued

Young Muslim voices: Who is at the helm?

By Anas CanonArtistic director and executive producer, Remarkable Current I have found that the lens that is used by those … Continued

Hamas, Syria and Charlie Rose

From May 29 to June 4, the World Council of Churches, an organization representing 349 denominations and 550 million Christians … Continued

The follies of Hindu denial

By Vamsee Juluriprofessor, University of San Francisco I wonder if the followers of any other faith in America have to … Continued

In PBS interview, Cardinal Levada discusses abuse crisis

PBS NewsHour will air an exclusive interview today with Cardinal William Levada, whose office is handling about 3,000 claims of … Continued

The pope is NOT the victim

Q:A senior Vatican priest last week compared outrage at Pope Benedict’s handling of sexual abuse scandals in the Catholic Church … Continued

An institution accustomed to kid gloves

Q:A senior Vatican priest last week compared outrage at Pope Benedict’s handling of sexual abuse scandals in the Catholic Church … Continued

Moral Idiocracy: Media Coverage Of Clinton In Africa

The U.S. government has just made an unprecedented top-level effort–one that fills me with pride–to weigh in on an international … Continued

A Mock Letter To My Students About Gaza

The following is a mock reply to my 11th-grade students who, after being forced by their Global Studies teacher to … Continued

Act Now to Heal Religious Hatred, End “Religious” Terrorism

A new presidential policy on religiously defined terrorism should act in three directions: (1) Work to strengthen those in every … Continued

Double Standards, Misinformation, and Vitriol

The American media is falling down on the job when it comes to reporting on Muslim communities both here in … Continued