As I began to write this piece, I googled the word “Islam” for a snapshot of news coverage about the only religion that is growing faster than the world’s population.
It was only after 10 pages, and about 100 stories, one appeared with a positive tone. The rest, as you can guess, were about terrorism, war, hate, blasphemy and extremism.
But there is another side to Islam, one we rarely see, read or hear about. One that inspires with pluralism, humanitarianism and action framed in ethical service and unrelenting philanthropy.
It is the side of Islam that lives among us creating a legacy of hospitals, schools, business enterprises and cultural institutions to impact the quality of life of communities across Canada, Asia and Africa.
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Terms such as “jihad,” “Shariah” and “taqiyya” now return mostly reputable explanations of the Islamic concepts
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California (IINA) – Results for queries about Islam and Muslims on Google have been updated amid public pressure to lessen disinformation from hate groups on the world’s largest search engine.
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