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Je Suis … [?] How People of Faith Should Respond to Paris
Originally Posted: 01/15/2015 - 3:31pm | Type: Blog

While the tenet of freedom of speech has been invoked throughout the media coverage of the attacks, the religious implications here run much deeper. They are about how we in the faith community should respond ...

Which Terrorism Matters?
Originally Posted: 01/14/2015 - 10:52am | Type: Blog

It is not primarily American or European citizens who are losing their lives and livelihoods in the global terror epidemic. The narrative of the “Global War on Terror” has been sh ...

Nigerian Archbishop Calls for Unity Marches Following Boko Haram Massacres
Originally Posted: 01/12/2015 - 3:55pm | Type: Blog

Nigerian Roman Catholic Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama says his country needs a similar march to the one held in Paris on Jan. 11 to pay tribute to victims of Islamist militant attacks. ...

Charlie Hebdo: Comedy As an Act of Courage
Originally Posted: 01/09/2015 - 3:54pm | Type: Blog

On a recent episode of The Daily Show, however, he took a more sober tone when talking about the slaughter in the headquarters of the French satire magazine, Charlie Hebdo. One comment in particular that he ma ...

Muslims on Edge after Paris Terrorist Attack on Satirical Magazine
Originally Posted: 01/08/2015 - 10:37am | Type: Blog

Europe is no stranger to terrorist attacks. Bombings in Spain and Britain killed and injured hundreds of people a decade ago. Algerian Islamists also targeted France in the 1990s. ...

Political and Religious Leaders Denounce European Anti-Jewish Outbursts Tied to Gaza
Originally Posted: 07/22/2014 - 3:47pm | Type: Blog

Amid mounting protests in Europe against the Gaza conflict, political and religious leaders in the region have sharply denounced anti-Semitism within their borders. Amid mounting ...

Elsewhere Around the World...
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 8:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Maude Barlow Wenonah Hauter IN FRANCE, about 70 percent of water services are privatized. French corporations continue to vie for ...

French Jews Face Uncertain Future After Scandal
Originally Posted: 04/23/2013 - 3:00pm | Type: Blog

Amid a finance scandal that touched the heart of France’s Socialist government, a quieter drama played out this month as the country’s top rabbi resigned his post after admitting to plagiarism. ...