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“Halal” is a term that refers to a good and acceptable way of life for a person who is Muslim. It means the opposite of the word “haram,” another Arabic term that refers to that which is forbidden. There are very ...

Religious holidays are a vital part of different cultures worldwide. Unfortunately, 2020 has been a difficult year that has disrupted all kinds of traditional events. The COVID-19 pandemic has made gathering unsafe. Whet ...

There are 4,300 religions of the world, according to the findings of Adherents, a non-religious, independent organization that monitors the number and size of the world’s religions. Eighty percent of the planet’s sev ...

There are several misconceptions regarding Muslims, several of which are damaging to the Muslim population. From assuming that all Muslims are “Arab” to believing that Muslims are violent in nature, individuals who w ...

Proponents claim it will help keep public spaces secular and free from undue religious influence. And support is widespread – polls show more than 2 in 3 Quebec residents approve of the ban. However, critics argue ...

For the world’s two billion Muslims, Ramadan is the Holy Month of each year. It is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, beginning when the new moon appears and ending when the next new moon appears. This year, ...

Wednesday is National Religious Freedom Day. While this has been a holiday celebrated for quite some time, this year it seems to hold more weight. Never have we had more controversy over religious freedom than over the l ...

Abram is considered one of the greatest biblical prophets. He is the patriarch of three religions: Judaism, Islam and Christianity. He plays a major role in the book of Genesis. Let’s take a look at his life and wh ...

Japan’s 2020 Olympics will have a new place of worship for the thousands of Muslims expected to attend the quadrennial sports events. The Yasu Project has created what they believe to be the first mosque on wheels, ...

The monastery of St. Matthew near the plains of Nineveh, Iraq, dates back to the fourth century. It once drew 7,000 pilgrims and monks for study and worship during the Christian years of the Roman Empire. Now there are ...