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Thursday at sunset signified the start of Ramadan. During this month, observing Muslims around the world fast by abstaining from food and drink from dawn to sunset. Fasting in Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islamic faith, along with belief in the...
Tags: Hajj, Human Interest, Holidays, Religion and Belief, Ramadan
In hopes of demonstrating how similar the values are that are shared by Muslims and non-Muslims, the Islamic Congregation of La Caņada Flintridge again will host an interfaith Ramadan potluck dinner. The event will be held Friday, July 27, at the...
The sixth annual Interfaith Baccalaureate Service, a religious service for graduating high school seniors, will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church in La Caņada. All high school graduating seniors in the area...
A spiritual message calling for graduates to put people in need ahead of financial gain echoed through St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church on Tuesday night during the sixth annual Interfaith Baccalaureate Service for high school graduates. Roughly...
Tags: Education, Graduation, Religion and Belief, AIDS, High Schools
When then-high school student Nina Foushee traveled to Alexandria, Egypt in summer 2010 for a language exchange, she harbored many of the same misconceptions about the Arab world as her fellow Americans, she said. Six weeks later, the stereotypes...
La Caņada celebrated Zoe Ferraris’ novel “Finding Nouf,” a OneCityOneBook pick, in two events this past weekend. A children’s event called “The Ships of the Desert” was hosted for children on Saturday at the city...
Q. With the recent publication of books such as "god [sic] Is Not Great," "The God Delusion," "Letter To A Christian Nation" and "The End Of Faith" by so-called "New Atheists" like Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris, atheism seems to...
Schools in White County, Tenn., have agreed to stop allowing the Gideons to distribute Bibles in classrooms after the ACLU threatened a lawsuit. The Gideons entered a classroom at Doyle Elementary School in Doyle, about 100 miles east of Nashville, and...
Q. A leading Islamic cleric has begun a tour of America urging American Muslims to help shape the religion’s relationship with the USA. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf says Muslims should depoliticize their faith and that they should aim to make Islam be...
Muslims are getting such a bad rap these days — let's find out the truth! When I heard the Islamic Center of Glendale would hold on Oct. 17 the first open house of its mosque in Glendale, I thought it could not have come at a better time....
Q. A Mormon leader recently made a speech, in which he claimed religious freedom in America is under assault from secularization and a growing gay rights movement. In his speech, Elder Dallin H. Oaks warned of “an alarming trajectory of events...
Tags: Human Rights, Utah, Crimes, Freedom of Religion, Gay Rights
When I first heard about the Rev. Terry Jones' planned Koran-burning, I half-hoped he'd do it. I wanted to be witness to the wrath he'd incur upon himself for doing such a thing. You know you're ruffling some feathers when even the highest levels of...
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