Muslim bulletin on Muslim Christmas, Establishing America Together Foundation, Holocaust, Islam through lens of Pluralism and two upcoming Films — World Muslim Congress Blogspot de

(…) CONTENTS OF THIS BULLETIN Upcoming film Sacred, global release Holocaust and Genocides commemoration in Washington DC Establishing America Together Foundation Islam through the lens of Pluralism A Muslim’s Christmas “PK” the film Donation A. SACRED, THE FILM Sacred Film is about a successful real life event set in Mulberry, Florida coupled with a compelling…

Asian Americans: A Mosaic of Faiths – Survey by Pew Research Center

Overview Navigate this page: Religious Affiliation   Religious Commitment  Asian-American Christians  Asian-American Buddhists   Asian-American Hindus  Unaffiliated Asian Americans   Religious Switching and Intermarriage  Social and Political Attitudes  Socioeconomic Characteristics of Religious Groups   About the Survey  Notes on Terminology  Roadmap to the Report  As their numbers rise, Asian Americans are contributing to the diversity…

How Religions Handle Disposal of Religious Texts – Voice of America News

  Photo: AP Afghans jointly read Islam’s holy book “Quran” during a celebration to mark the anniversary birthday of Islam’s Prophet Mohammad at a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, February 4, 2012. Guidelines on how religious books should be handled once they are worn out vary by religion and sect A perfect Quran should not be…

Broadening religious curricula will help – By Rahim Kanani at The New Nation, Bangladesh

Broadening religious curricula will help *****   Rahim Kanani: How can the United States guarantee multi-religious understanding, pluralistic tolerance and strong social cohesion amongst its citizenry of different faiths for generations to come?   The answer is simple, radical, urgent and necessary: incorporate the teaching of world religions into the curricula of secondary and post-secondary…

Mosque Shades Of The Old Punjab: Across rural Punjab, Sikhs and Hindus are helping restore mosques destroyed during Partition –Article at Outlook India com

Brothers In Arms   Around 200 mosques across Punjab have been repaired, rebuilt or built from scratch with the help of Sikhs and Hindus in the last 10 years Many destroyed during Partition riots are now being restored by village communities In some cases, the Jamaat-e-Islami is involved, but most are unorganised village-level efforts It’s…

Indonesia: “Freedom of Religion Must Also Apply to Minorities” – Interview with Franz Magnis-Suseno

Franz Magnis-Suseno is a German-born Jesuit Priest and professor of philosophy in Indonesia. In this interview with Anett Keller, the naturalised Indonesian citizen talks about Indonesia’s anti-pornography law, religious tolerance, and the definition of blasphemy : Tireless advocate for religious tolerance: the Jesuit priest and professor of philosophy Franz Magnis-Suseno A series of developments in…