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Australia Hits Out at Anti-Islam Film

March 30, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Australian

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,23455556-12335,00.html

AUSTRALIA has added its voice to the international chorus of outrage over an anti-Islam film posted on the internet by a right wing Dutch politician.

Foreign Minister Stephen Smith today said Geert Wilders' film Fitna equated Islam with acts of terror and violence and was "highly offensive".
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Halal Food Lands on Menus

March 30, 2008

Author: NIRAJ WARIKOO

Source: Detroit Free Press

http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080330/NEWS02/803300590

Growing up in Dearborn, Zeinab Chami often was tempted by ads for Col. Sanders' original recipe, the finger-lickin' meal sold by fast-food giant KFC.

However, Chami was an observant Muslim, and the restaurant's chicken was not halal, meaning it wasn't prepared according to Islamic law. Her choices...

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Immigration, Pluralism Bring New Faiths to Fox Valley

March 30, 2008

Source: Courier News

http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/couriernews/lifestyles/866504,3_5_EL30_FAITH_S1.article

The building retains its classically American-Protestant design outside, right up to the steeple pointing heavenward. Inside, the pews have been removed to accommodate Eastern worshippers, and the former pulpit focal point has given way to a 6-foot-tall white marble statue of Sai Baba.

This is the Shirdi Sai Temple, a...

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Travails of the Mecca of Suburbia

March 29, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Times

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article3641534.ece

Of the 1,300 mosques in Britain, the Shah Jahan Mosque stands out. That northern Europe's first purpose-built mosque is to be found in Woking will surprise many; that it is still flourishing today would once have seemed equally improbable.

The mosque's 120-year history mirrors some of the complexities in the variable...

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Christians, Muslims Seek Common Ground

March 28, 2008

Author: KAREN VANCE

Source: The Enquirer

http://news.nky.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/AB/20080328/NEWS0103/803280387

At first glance, Northern Kentucky doesn't appear religiously diverse, with most of the area's non-Christian residents attending worship at synagogues, Hindu temples, Buddhist adherents and other houses of worship on the Ohio side of the river.

But some Northern Kentucky residents want to make...

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Police Close Off Lhasa's Muslim Quarter

March 28, 2008

Author: Charles Hutzler

Source: The Pew Forum

Wire Service: AP

http://pewforum.org/news/rss.php?NewsID=15267

Police closed off Lhasa's Muslim quarter on Friday, two weeks after Tibetan rioters burned down the city's mosque during the largest anti-Chinese protests in nearly two decades.

Officers blockaded streets into the area, allowing in only area residents and worshippers observing the Muslim day of prayer. A...

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Online, a Violent View of Islam

March 28, 2008

Author: Molly Moore

Source: Washington Post News Service

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/27/AR2008032703722.html

A Dutch lawmaker known for his outspoken opposition to immigration posted a graphic film depicting Islam as a religion of violence on a maverick video-sharing Web site Thursday night after government and religious officials spent weeks trying to prevent its release.

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Poll: 1 in 10 Get Obama's Religion Wrong

March 27, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Yahoo! News

Wire Service: AP

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080327/ap_on_el_pr/obama_muslim_myth_poll

One in 10 voters believes Barack Obama is Muslim, a mistaken impression that lingers across party lines, a poll showed Wednesday.

Fourteen percent of Republicans, 10 percent of Democrats and 8 percent of independents mistakenly think he is Muslim, according to a...

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A New Beginning for Embattled West Philadelphia Mosque

March 27, 2008

Author: KITTY CAPARELLA

Source: Philadelphia Daily News

http://www.philly.com/dailynews/local/20080327_A_new_beginning_for_embattled_West_Philadelphia_mosque.html

ON THE FIRST day of spring, believers celebrated a renewal - both spiritual and physical - in their West Philadelphia mosque and Islamic school, once run by a corrupt imam now in federal prison.

For 18 months, the Philadelphia...

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UN Rights Council Passes Islamic Resolution on Religious Defamation

March 27, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The International Herald Tribune

Wire Service: AP

http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/03/27/news/UN-GEN-UN-Rights-Council.php

The top U.N. rights body on Thursday passed a resolution proposed by Islamic countries saying it is deeply concerned about the defamation of religions and urging governments to prohibit it.

The European Union said the text was one-...

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