Pope Francis reached out to Muslims in a speech on Sunday marking the end of Ramadan.
The message calling for mutual respect between the two religious communities was the Pope's second in recent weeks.
While still in a Muslim chaplain training program at the Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit and volunteering at a local hospital early last year, Hajj Reyad Mallad was asked to fill a challenging role many others face gaining similar experience: visit the family of a dying patient.
About 1,500 Muslims from around Virginia gathered at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on Thursday morning to end the month-long fast of Ramadan. The worldwide ceremony Eid al-Fitr, which includes prayer, teaching and eating with family and friends, marks the end of fasting from food and drink from sunrise to sunset that started July 9 this year.
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On the anniversary of the suspicious fire that destroyed the Islamic Society of Joplin Mosque, plans for rebuilding the mosque inside the city are coming into clearer focus.
Muslims across the globe are poised to break pita on Thursday with a joyous festival called Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan.
And in California, Muslim foodies are also gearing up to celebrate the end of the fast with the state's first "Halal Fest," where nearly two dozen vendors will be selling everything from halal hot dogs to cake pops. All the goodies have been prepared according to Islamic dietary law.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- An official with the Islamic Society of Joplin during an interfaith event on Saturday provided details about plans to rebuild the mosque, which was destroyed in a suspicious fire on Aug. 6 last year.
By Marina Bolotnikova, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Philip and Sherry Snow grew up Catholic in predominantly Christian towns on opposite sides of the country. Today, Philip and Sherry go by Ibrahim and Safiye, live on the North Side with their four children -- and are devout adherents to Islam.
By Hesham A. Hassaballa, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
You're a Muslim, so why did you write a book about the founder of Christianity?"
These were the beginning words of a now-viral Fox News interview with American religious scholar Reza Aslan about his new book "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth." As breathtaking as the ignorance of the question was, his calm and measured response was equally breathtaking: