Category - mosque

  • September 23, 2010

    As part of an ill-tempered debate, some say that there should be no mosque in Park Place, New York, until there are churches and synagogues in Saudi Arabia, says Martin Marty As another thoughtful commentator remarked, this amounts to saying, "Until they are like us, we will be like them."

  • September 10, 2010

    Every religion has their bad apples; entire orchards can become diseased, says Massachusetts Bible Society chief executive Anne Robertson. That's why we need to encourage and discover faithful living. As for the Islamic Cultural Center near Ground Zero, this will be a test of living together, she suggests.

  • August 8, 2010

    A mosque in Manchester has donated £52,000 to help in the development of a URC inspired community centre.

  • March 14, 2008

    The Bishop of Oxford has responded to inflammatory press reports about the debate concerning a call for the minaret there, and the reactions he has received.

  • March 13, 2008

    The chairs of the Anglo-Asian Association For Friendship in East Oxford are furious with parts of the media for the way they have reported the Oxford mosque saga.

  • March 13, 2008

    The Bishop of Oxford has said he has been sent death threats after backing plans for a Muslim call to prayer in the city. In January the Rt Rev John Pritchard, who also studied at Oxford University, backed the Muslim loudspeaker call.

  • February 14, 2007

    The mayor of Jerusalem has suspended renovations near a compound housing the Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa Mosque, while the municipality is to submit new plans for a walkway leading to the holy site - writes Annette Young from Jerusalem for Ecumenical News International (ENI).