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Against the backdrop of violence and escalating tensions between the government and the opposition in the run-up to Bangladesh’s parliamentary elections slated for Jan. 5, 2014, one of the country’s leading Catholic prelates is calling for calm. Archbishop Patrick D’Rozario of Dhaka, the country’s capital, told C...read more
Articles from section "Islam"
The case of the Pakistani girl with Down Syndrome, Rimsha Masih, arrested after being accused of burning pages of an Islamic holy book took a new twist with the news that a Muslim cleric, …read more
A leading Catholic human rights activist in Pakistan is calling for charges to be dropped in the case of a young, special needs girl accused of blasphemy. Peter Jacob, executive secretary of …read more
In an interview with Vatican Radio, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, spoke of the current situation of violence in the African nation. Archbishop Kaigama is in Italy for the Rimini …read more
Here is a Vatican translation of the message from the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue for the end of Ramadan. * * * Dear Muslim friends, 1. The celebration of ‘Id al-Fitr,which …read more
An official of the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need says that in Albania, a strain of radical Islam is being promoted and causing tension. Peter Rettig, head of ACN's Southeast …read more