Pope Francis tells Muslim leaders in Egypt to fight violence in God’s name

Pope Francis tells Muslim leaders in Egypt to fight violence in God’s name

Pope Francis tells Muslim leaders in Egypt to fight violence in God’s name CAIRO (RNS) Pope Francis used the political capital he has built up with the Islamic world to issue a powerful condemnation of religion-inspired violence, calling on Muslim leaders to unite against terrorist acts carried out in the name of God.Francis made his remarks Friday (April 28) at an international peace conference held at Al-Azhar university, a major center of Sunni-Islamic learning with global influence and expertise in interpreting the Quran. The pontiff’s speech opened a brief but…

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Cardinal : We are the No,’ Cardinal Tobin says as faith leaders vow to support immigrants

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‘We are the No,’ Cardinal Tobin says as faith leaders vow to support immigrants Cardinal : At the end of the program the Rev. John Mennell, center, invites clergy and others to come to the pulpit and stand for immigrants and to resist the deportations. More than 100 other clergy leaders stand up for immigrant rights as part of Faith in New Jersey program at Bethany Baptist Church, on May 4, 2017, in Newark, N.J. Photo courtesy of NJ Advance Media/Aristide Economopoulos NEWARK, N.J. (Star-Ledger) Beneath the curved wooden ceiling at…

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Peace will require leaders, Christian and Muslim, to address real grievances

Peace will require leaders, Christian and Muslim, to address real grievances

Peace will require leaders, Christian and Muslim, to address real grievances Peace : (RNS) We are living through dangerous times. Christians and Muslims cannot afford more misunderstanding. The challenges our world is facing are profound: The U.S. has forces engaged in armed conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, among other places. We have global poverty and starvation, threatening several places such as Yemen and East Africa. The more wars the U.S. is fighting in Muslim lands, the more grievances Muslims will have. You would think that after decades of fighting…

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Muslim And Jewish Religious Leaders Denounce Violence In Historic Israeli Palestinian Meeting

Muslim And Jewish Religious Leaders

Muslim And Jewish Religious Leaders Denounce Violence In Historic Israeli Palestinian Meeting Muslim : Chief Sephardi Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef and Sheikh Mahmoud Habbash attended an historic Washington Institute meeting on October 13, 2016, hosted by Israeli President Rivlin that brought Israeli Jewish and Palestinian Muslim Religious Leaders together for the first time. (Jerusalem, October 13) — In the first event of its kind, top Israeli Jewish and Palestinian Muslim religious leaders – including one of Israel’s chief rabbis and the religious affairs advisor to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Israel’s Sephardic Chief Rabbi…

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Conservatives Demand Changes On Health Care Bill As GOP Leaders Sound Shaky

Conservatives Demand Changes On Health Care Bill As GOP Leaders Sound Shaky

Conservatives Demand Changes On Health Care Bill As GOP Leaders Sound Shaky The House Freedom Caucus comes out “confident” that the current legislation won’t fly. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) acknowledged Wednesday there will have to be changes to the House Republicans’ health care bill, just as conservatives acknowledged that, short of a massive overhaul to the measure, they probably won’t support the legislation. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, emerged from the HFC meeting late Wednesday to suggest that Republicans may have to start…

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Religious groups, leaders respond to new immigration policies

Religious groups, leaders respond to new immigration policies

Religious groups, leaders respond to new immigration policies Religious organizations and leaders were swift to react to new Trump administration policies that will widely expand deportations of undocumented immigrants. Religious : “These policies are destructive to families,” said Bishop Dwayne Royster, political director of the PICO National Network, an interfaith organization that provides services to immigrants. “The president, with malicious intent, is attempting to destabilize our nation and communities by breaking up families through deportation and detention.” The policies, laid out in a memorandum released Tuesday (Feb. 21) by the…

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Libya Why the EU is looking to Russia

Libya: Why the EU is looking to Russia

Libya Why the EU is looking to Russia (CNN)EU leaders are turning to Russia as they seek to stabilize Libya, stem the flow of migrants departing its shores for Europe and combat Islamist terrorism. But what is Russia’s stake in the volatile North African nation? One Libyan figure may prove to be central to any negotiations: Gen. Khalifa Haftar, whose forces have been fighting Islamists and control a chunk of the country’s east. He’s already been talking to Russia. Here’s what you need to know: What is the current state…

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The three theories of the APOCALYPSE: Researchers say pandemics, climate change and nuclear war could wipe out the world unless leaders take action

The three theories of the APOCALYPSE: Researchers say pandemics, climate change and nuclear war could wipe out the world unless leaders take action Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4188784/Top-scientists-say-humanity-wiped-out.html#ixzz4Xt5t1K3U Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

The three theories of the APOCALYPSE: Researchers say pandemics, climate change and nuclear war could wipe out the world unless leaders take action Researchers : It is a scene that sparks fear into us all – a catastrophic event occurs, wiping all human life off of the planet. But experts have warned that it is a terrifying prospect that could soon become a reality. They say that the three most pressing risks for humanity are pandemics, extreme climate change, and nuclear war – and that there is a ‘dire need’…

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