Tag: Christians

Prophet Muhammed’s Charity To Non-Muslims

Kaleef K. Karim Note: The reports below were taken from the classical book, “Kitab al-Amwaal” by the famous scholar Abu Ubayd al-Qasim Ibn Sallam who was born in the year 774 and died in 838 CE. Prophet Muhammed’s Charity To Non-Muslims, (1992) “… that the Messenger of God (p) used to give charity to a… Read More ›

Surah 5:51, 3:28, 4:144 Explained

It is often the case among some critics online to misrepresent Ibn Kathir’s commentary on 5:51, claiming that Muslims in general, are completely prohibited from befriending Christians and Jews. Even when it is pointed out that they’re misinformed and do not understand the verse, they say, that western Muslims are moderate and go against Allah’s… Read More ›

Muslims Build A Church For Christians In Pakistan

Poor Muslim farmers in a Pakistani village are putting their savings together to help build a church for Christians in their neighbourhood. Here’s why:  

The Relationship Of The Muslim With Non-Muslims

Scholar, Shaykh Yusuf al-Qaradawi When we contemplate summarizing the Islamic teachings concerning dealings with non-Muslims in relation to the halal and the haram, we find that the following two verses of the Qur’an are sufficient, for they provide comprehensive guidelines in this matter. Allah (Glory be to Him) says: “Allah does not forbid you, with… Read More ›

Muslim Scholars Condemn Deportation Of Christians From Mosul

  The Muslim Scholars Association in Iraq condemned the deportation of Christian families from Mosul by the Islamic State (ISIS) this week, saying it amounts to an assault on innocent people. The militant group “gave Christians an ultimatum to leave Mosul by Saturday, thus leaving the city without Christians for the first time in Islamic… Read More ›

Muslims help rebuild Catholic church in Zamboanga – Philippines

By Julie S. Alipala Newsinfo.inquirer.net Saturday, December 14th, 2013   ZAMBOANGA CITY – Christian residents of this city’s Santa Catalina district found nothing unusual about Muslims bearing carpenters’ tools — until they realized the Muslims had volunteered to help rebuild a Catholic chapel. “We thought they were just looking for damaged mosques to rebuild,” said Jimmy… Read More ›

Swarn Kaur Birdee, middle, of the Sikh group, speaks as Lalli Singh, a Sikh, left, and Rhonda Gilmore of the Christian group listen during a meeting of Sikhs, Muslims and Christians at the Islamic Center of Williamson County. / Sanford Myers / The Tennessean

Sikhs, Muslims & Christians meet at Franklin Mosque to Educate, Understand

By Vicki Travis FRANKLIN — Three groups of three Sikhs, three Muslims and three Christians met Sunday to share their faith and then, like any good gathering, share a meal. The session was the final in a series of interfaith scripture dialogue circles — a structured time to share scriptures from each tradition. “This was very powerful,”… Read More ›

The reality of Life – Work, Buy, Consume, Die

The reality of Life – Work, Buy, Consume, Die

Old Greek Orthodox Church in Istanbul's Beyoglu district

Turkey to reinstate citizenship of exchanged Greeks

The chairman of the Istanbul Greek Universal Federation, Nikolas Uzunoglu, revealed that efforts were being put in to grant ethnic Greeks who were exiled from Turkey 50 years ago with Turkish citizenship. World Bulletin / News Desk Turkey is in the process of working to reinstate ethnic Greeks who were exiled from Turkey 50 years… Read More ›

An Imam and Greek Orthodox clerics gather outside St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Waukegan at a news conference addressing vandalism of the church, which occurred the same night as a similar incident at a nearby mosque. From left are Imam Matthew Ramadan of the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago, Rev. James Gordon of Ascension of Our Lord Greek Orthodox Church in Lincolnshire, Bishop Demetrios (center) of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis, Rev. Cosmas Halekakis, pastor at St. Demetrios and Rev. Sotirios Malamis (partially hidden), of St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Des Plaines. (Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune / February 19, 2014)

Waukegan and Gurnee houses of worship vandalized

  By Lisa Black Nearly a dozen houses of worship in Gurnee and Waukegan have been vandalized over the past week, with an obscene “hateful message” scrawled in red on at least two buildings, officials announced Wednesday. Police are asking the public for help identifying a young man caught on videotape in connection with their… Read More ›