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No Islamophobia here: Muslims pray at US Christian churches

Muslims seem to be the last group in the United States who are fair targets for ridicule and verbal attacks. Yet, contrary to the hateful rhetoric spewed by some politicians and so-called religious leaders, there are plenty of Christians willing to help their Muslim neighbors, even allowing them to use their churches for Friday prayers. … Continue reading

Controversy swells as Obama supports “Ground Zero” mosque

by Carlos Hamann – Sat Aug 14, 2010,1:23 pm ET WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama’s endorsement of a controversial plan to build a mosque just blocks from Ground Zero poured fuel Saturday on a raging debate over religious freedom and sensitivities over the 9/11 attacks. Muslims “have the same right to practice their religion as anyone else … Continue reading

End-of-time US book series strikes a nerve in uncertain times

  BYLINE: CARLOS HAMANN WASHINGTON, Set 26, 2003 (AFP) – Unmanned cars careen out of control and planes plunge to Earth as millions around the world suddenly disappear. They’ve been “raptured” to heaven — and those left behind face seven years of war, famine and natural disasters before the return of Jesus Christ. That’s the … Continue reading