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London cardinal ‘appalled’ by Finsbury Park attack on Muslims

London, England, Jun 19, 2017 / 11:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has offered prayers for the victims of a terror attack in north London that targeted worshippers outside a mosque in the early hours of Monday. One person was killed and nine have […]

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Muslims who interpret Quran peacefully ‘find a strong ally’ in the Church

Berlin, Germany, Aug 12, 2016 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Vatican bishop spoke out last week stressing that while few Muslims are terrorists, there are passages in the Quran advocating violence that can’t be ignored, and must be clarified from within the Muslim community. “It would […]

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For Cardinal Mamberti, dialogue with Muslims is a must

Rome, Italy, May 13, 2015 / 06:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Among all the difficult situations in the world, the Middle East situation – including the plight of the region’s Christians – is one of the most compelling, says a former top Vatican diplomat who adds that dialogue […]

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Muslims respond to Chapel Hill shootings with prayer, calls for peace

Washington D.C., Feb 13, 2015 / 05:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Muslims gathered in front of the White House to pray for the victims of the Chapel Hill shooting on Friday, emphasizing a message of peace and love in response to the killing.   “We thought it would […]

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Leading Iraqi Christian calls on Muslims to confront ‘culture of hatred’

Baghdad, Iraq, Jan 23, 2015 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Chaldean Patriarch of Babylon has encouraged Iraqi Muslims to confront violent extremists, stressing the need to return to peaceful coexistence despite present threats in the country. “At this point, there is no other future for us […]

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French imams: Muslims must condemn ‘barbaric’ attack on newspaper

Vatican City, Jan 7, 2015 / 02:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two French imams visiting the Vatican have called on Muslims to respond to the deadly attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo by rising up to express their disgust at the criminals who have “hijacked” their religion. […]

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For Catholics and Muslims, interreligious dialogue a path to peace

Vatican City, Dec 7, 2014 / 06:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pursuing interreligious dialogue and opening hearts and minds to others are the way to face troubled times, stressed participants in the Third Catholic-Muslim Summit held this week in Rome. “Our meeting here, I would think, is a […]

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Turkish Muslims ‘deeply appreciated’ Pope Francis’ visit to their land

Istanbul, Turkey, Dec 4, 2014 / 12:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' visit to Turkey was highly appreciated by Muslims because of the care and interest he demonstrated for them, and for his acknowledgement that not all Muslims are terrorists, a local scholar has said. “The Turkish […]

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Muslims must speak out against terrorism, violence, Pope insists

Vatican City, Nov 30, 2014 / 05:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On his in-flight press conference returning from a three-day trip to Turkey, Pope Francis said that Muslim leaders around the world must speak out against violence and terrorism carried out in the name of Islam. “I believe […]

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Christians, Muslims unite for justice over couple burned in kiln

Lahore, Pakistan, Nov 20, 2014 / 10:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the two weeks since a Christian couple was killed by a Muslim mob in Pakistan, local leaders from both religions have come together repeatedly to call for justice in the matter, and an end to the […]

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