Catholics must "condemn unequivocally" anti-Muslim prejudice in the United States, San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy told a national meeting of Muslims and Catholics March 8.
An emerging Catholic dialogue with Muslims aims to show public support for Islamic American communities, building on three already existing regional Catholic-Muslim dialogues.
Obama administration ends the National Security Exit-Entry Registration System (NSEERS): In late December, weeks before his administration comes to a close, Obama announced that the program was ending under his watch. Catholic organizations and other faith groups say they are happy with the Obama administration's last-minute decision to end a type of national Muslim registry.
2016: No one imagined then that frustrations about race and racism in the United States, which began with the police shootings, were about to get worse in the later part of 2016.
2016 in review: The 2016 election — with its polarizing campaign and surprising result — produced not only an unexpected president. It also gave us several of the year’s biggest religion news stories.
Despite support in rural and suburban areas, the head of the far-right, xenophobic National Front faces more challenges than Trump or Brexit — including her even more extremist niece.
The American Jewish Committee and the Islamic Society of North America launch the Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council to combat the Islamophobia and anti-Semitism that surfaced in the election.
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NCR Today: A Georgetown University report links anti-Muslim political rhetoric with an uptick on physical assaults against Muslims in the United States.
Faith and Justice: Around the world, matters of religious freedom have been getting worse, not better.