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The persecution of people based on their religion has historically created massive challenges and led to the displacement of minority groups across the world. As many developed countries continue to boost their religious ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances Religion

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 ...

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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 ...

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Pew Research recently tested Americans’ knowledge about religion. Adults were asked 32 fact-based, multiple-choice questions about religion. Some questions were quite difficult, such as “What does the U.S. Co ...

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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, ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Religion

A Muslim from Malaysia adapts to a new role outside the cultural norms when she comes to the U.S. to attend university. A U.S.-born Muslim at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) finds community and brotherhood ...

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Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, but it's also observed as a month of fasting in remembrance of the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. All adult Muslims are obliged to fast, except those who ar ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Islam Religion

Many countries in Africa have a high percentage of Muslims, but Kenya is an anomaly. In this country, Christians are the predominant religion. It's estimated that almost 85 percent of the population identifies as Christi ...

Category: Health and Wellness Islam Religion