In a speech at the White House on Friday—the Muslim holy day—commemorating the start of Ramadan—the Muslim holy month—President Obama expressed support for the right of Muslims to build a mosque near Ground Zero in New York City and, in fact, at the site of a building that was damaged in the 9/11 attacks when […]
A correspondent writes: I’m just in need of a helping hand from you, because I’m in the middle of a debate with a muslim friend. While we’re in the middle of discussion, he happen to addressed me with a question that blew me away, because I don’t have any idea on how I could tackle […]
Over at the First Things blog First Thoughts there is a post in which a (necesssarily) unnamed missionary in the Middle East is quoted as follows: In August of 2008 a young lady named Fatima al-Mutayri, age 26, was martyred in Saudi Arabia. She is from that country and became a Christian there by means […]
SDG here with a Yankee cap tip to Mark Shea for pointing out Sherry Weddell’s in-depth blog post on a recent study of why Muslims convert to Christianity — a timely subject with Magdi Allam’s Easter Vigil baptism by Benedict XVI. I’ll give the summary of the reasons below from the last link above at […]
A recent study indicates that the popularity of Usama bin Laden and al-Qa`eda is down sharply in Muslim-majority societies. How sharply?GET THE STORY.
A reader writes: The Malaysian federal court has rejected professed Catholic Lina Joy’s appeal to change her stated religion from ‘Muslim’ to ‘Christian’ on her identity card. If she still persist to change her religion, she will need to apply for apostasy with the Syariah court, which the Syariah law forbids. MORE INFORMATION Please help […]
The last few years we’ve heard a lot of total nonsense about American democracy becoming a theocracy. NO, THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A DEMOCRACY BECOMES A THEOCRACY.
HOW SCARY IS THIS?
A reader writes: The thought comes from one of your commenters, and I think it’s worthy of a blog entry (because I’m trying to work it out myself). Is the Christian God the same god as the Muslim Allah? I think most orthodox Catholics will answer yes, but that generates the question, what does that […]
THEY WERE FAKING. Or so it appears. EXCERPTS: Pauline revealed to Pajamas Media that the six imams were doing things far more suspicious than praying – an Arabic-speaking passenger heard them repeatedly invoke “bin Laden,” and “terrorism,” a gate attendant told the captain that she did not want to fly with them, and that bomb-sniffing […]