Tag: Muslim

Age, ethnicity examined in survey on U.S. Catholics’ views of Muslims

A new update to a 2016 study on Catholic perceptions of Islam finds little difference in answers from a variety of age groups and ethnicities. The initial survey, “Danger and Dialogue: American Catholic Opinion and Portrayals of Islam,” was conducted by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University for the university’s […]

Top Muslim cleric lashes out against abortion, globalization

From his seat in Egypt, the leading religious authority in Sunni Islam has lashed out at supporters of abortion rights, sexual reassignment and globalization, saying they aim to “annihilate all Abrahamic religions.” In a meandering address to a conference held Tuesday, Grand Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, head of Egypt’s Al-Azhar, suggested that terrorism was not a […]

Time to Build the Third Temple

The building of the Third Temple on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem by Rick Brinegar & Dave Robbins   Many of the events prophesied to occur in the end time will be recognizable. These will include the catastrophic Sixth Trumpet War, a peace agreement in the Middle East, the establishment of a world government and […]

Army places Muslim chaplain in charge of ministering to 14,000 troops

In January, Lt. Col. Khallid Shabazz received the call every Army chaplain dreams of, the call that validates years of intense study and hard work toward keeping the U.S. military in good spiritual health. He was offered the job of chaplain for an entire division, an honor for anyone in his field but a milestone […]

Christian University Now Has Muslim Prayer Room

McMurry University has its own Muslim prayer room — for Muslim students at a Christian university. The College Fix reports that the Texas Methodist university recently dedicated one of its residential dorms for daily Muslim prayers. The solemn ceremony actually occurred a month ago, but McMurry has not heavily promoted the prayer room’s existence beyond […]

Muslim Group Demands Franklin Graham Be Lopped From Inauguration

The Council on American-Islamic Relations has demanded that President-elect Donald Trump scrap his plans to have the Rev. Franklin Graham among the clergy at Friday’s inauguration. The group labeled Graham a “notorious Islamophobe.” “If President-elect Trump truly seeks to unite our nation as he promised in his acceptance speech, he will limit the list of […]

Turkey’s Erdogan: Israel restricting Muslim worship

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey accused Israel of restricting Muslim worship while calling on all Muslims to embrace the Palestinian cause and protect Jerusalem. Erdogan made the call to Muslims on Tuesday during public remarks at the Symposium of Jerusalem Platform in Istanbul. A Turkish government document sent to JTA summarized his remarks.   […]

Trump’s top adviser says no plans for American Muslim registry

The newly appointed White House Chief-of-Staff to US President-elect Donald Trump said Sunday morning that there are no plans to set up a domestic registry list for American Muslims. Yet, Reince Priebus, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee, noted that the administration was “not going to rule out anything” when it comes to […]

Israeli ministers to ban use of speakers for Muslim call to prayer due to ‘noise pollution’

Representatives of Israel’s Knesset have given their approval to what is known as the “muezzin bill” banning religious leaders from using loudspeakers or public address systems to summon worshippers for prayers. The Ministerial Committee for Legislation debated the bill on Sunday before authorising it for a parliamentary vote. It is likely to be passed, since it […]

Apocalypse That Wasn’t Battle of Dabiq ends with a whimper

The prophecy of Muhammed found in the Hadith, one of Islam’s holy books, states that Islam’s final battle will take place at Dabiq, Syria. The prophecy states that the Christian West will come against Islam at Dabiq, and that the Mahdi (Islam’s messiah) will come during that battle leading Islam to victory. Muslims also say […]