Archive for July, 2014

Dishonoring the Message of Ramadan

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Muslim extremists avow their faith yet violate a sacred month meant for prayer and reflection.

By SALIM MANSUR
July 10, 2014 7:24 p.m. ET

In the Islamic calendar, Ramadan is a holy month commemorating when Muhammad received the first of the revelations from the Angel Gabriel that make up the Quran. This year Ramadan began at the end of June and will continue until July 28. It is appalling that this period, traditionally set aside for prayer and reflection, has been turned ...

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First woman to lead Friday prayers in UK

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BY JEROME TAYLOR, RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS CORRESPONDENT

A Canadian author will become the first Muslim-born woman to lead a mixed-gender British congregation through Friday prayers tomorrow in a highly controversial move that will attempt to spark a debate about the role of female leadership within Islam

Raheel Raza, a rights activist and Toronto-based author, has been ...

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