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03 19 16
 

Miracles of Jesus (PBUH)

Read the previous part: “Virgin Birth and Prophethood of Jesus

The Qur’an and Sunnah detail many miracles that Jesus performed. He cured the sick, lepers, the blind and gave life to the dead and many others. But he did all this with the permission of God almighty. These miracles don’t assign any divinity to him. Some of these miracles are detailed below.
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03 18 16
 

Muslim coalition to Cruz: Drop hate leader as adviser

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/17/16) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local American Muslim organizations, today called on GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to drop designated hate group leader Frank Gaffney Jr. as a foreign policy adviser.
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03 18 16
 

Muslim Advocacy Day: 300+ delegates to lobby Congress

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/16/2015) — On Monday, April 18, some 300 delegates from more than 20 states will take part in the second National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
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03 14 16
 

Trump says ‘Islam hates us’; ICNA demands appology

 
WASHINGTON D.C. (March 12, 2016) – ICNA Council for Social Justice (ICNA CSJ) joined several other Muslim organizations today in the CAIR office in Washington, D.C. for a press conference to demand apology from Donald Trump for his ignorant remarks about Islam.
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03 12 16
 

The Virgin Birth and Prophethood of Jesus

By Hadi Abdulmatin
 
Read the previous part: “Jesus from a Muslim perspective: Who is Jesus?”
 
Muslims believe that Jesus (PBUH) was born to Virgin Mary (PBUH) miraculously. There is mention of Jesus’ birth in two places in Qur’an.
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03 6 16
 

Celebrated scholar Dr. Hassan Turabi passes away

By Dr. Sulayman Nyang
 
Dr. Hassan Turabi, the celebrated scholar and political leader from Sudan, is now gone.
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03 5 16
 

Jesus from a Muslim perspective: Who is Jesus?

By Hadi Abdulmatin
 
This article is first of a 6-part series on Muslim view on Jesus.
 
One of the most fundamental belief systems in Islam is that Allah (GOD) has sent his chosen messengers and prophets to mankind in different nations and communities throughout the ages, from the time of Adam (PBUH) until His last prophet, Mohammed (PBUH). According to some Islamic traditions, there were more than 124,000 prophets who were sent by God to different nations and communities throughout human history.
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03 4 16
 

Shaykh Taha Jabir Al-Alwani passes away

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NEW YORK, NY (March 4, 2016) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) expressed its heart-felt condolences to the family and loved ones of Shaykh Taha Jabir Al-Alwani.
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03 2 16
 

Fight against prejudice should be led by U.S. Catholics

American Catholics should take the lead in fighting “the scourge of anti-Islamic prejudice”, a US bishop has said.
 
Speaking against the backdrop of the US’s first Catholic-Muslim National Dialogue, San Diego’s Bishop Robert McElroy warned that the US is witnessing “a new nativism”, which, he said, “the American Catholic community must reject and label for the religious bigotry which it is”.
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03 2 16
 

Dialogue Emphasizes Need for Inter-Faith Relationships

Elisabeth Smith | Asst. News Editor, USD Media
 
Many Muslim and Catholic leaders packed the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre last Wednesday evening for an Inter-Religious dialogue. As the audience prepared for the dialogue people of all ages, ethnicities, and faiths mixed together in the seats.
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03 2 16
 

Bishop challenges Catholics to combat ‘anti-Islamic bigotry’

By Denis Grasska, Catholic News Service
 
SAN DIEGO (CNS) — San Diego Bishop Robert W. McElroy is challenging U.S. Catholics to take an active role in combating “the scourge of anti-Islamic prejudice.”
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02 20 16
 

ICNA: Trump’s Statements Appalling & Endangering

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NEW YORK, NY (February 20, 2016) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) is appalled yet again by Donald Trump’s most recent Islamophobic statements, telling a hoax story, rated as false by numerous fact-checking websites about Muslims being executed with bullets “dipped in pig’s blood.”
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02 12 16
 

Catholic-Muslim dialogue

The Columbus Dispatch, Friday February 12, 2016
 
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has announced a new National Catholic-Muslim Dialogue sponsored by its Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs.
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02 10 16
 

ICNA strongly denounces Nigerian suicide attacks

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NEW YORK, NY (February 10, 2016) – ​58 people were killed and 78 wounded today in a Nigerian refugee camp purportedly by the terrorist group Boko Haram. The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) condemns these horrific crimes in the strongest terms possible.
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02 9 16
 

New Catholic-Muslim dialogue formed

By Catholic News Service
 
WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops’ Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs announced Feb. 8 that it is launching a new National Catholic-Muslim Dialogue, and Chicago Archbishop Blase J. Cupich has been named its first Catholic co-chairman.
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02 8 16
 

ICNA CSJ at the 2016 D.C. Interfaith Leadership Summit

(WASHINGTON, D.C., February 8, 2016) – ICNA CSJ participated in the annual D.C. Interfaith Leadership Summit hosted by Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington (IFCMW). The event took place at Howard University School of Divinity in Washington, D.C.
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02 8 16
 

ICNA-MAS 2016, Baltimore: Bazaar registration to open

Baltimore, MD (February 8, 2016) – The 41st ICNA-MAS Annual Convention will be held on May 28-30 in Baltimore, Maryland, at the Baltimore Convention Center in the heart of downtown Baltimore. The theme this year is “Quran: The Divine Guidance”. Registration for bazaar will open this week.
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02 7 16
 

ICNA SF Bay Area welcomes fans at Super Bowl 50

San Francisco, CA (February 7, 2016) – The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America, along with Al-Maghrib organized an outreach event called “#meetamuslim” to welcome the Super Bowl 50 fans.
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02 7 16
 

Protesters use Super Bowl 50 to gain national attention

By Matthias Gafni, San Jose Mercury News
 
SANTA CLARA — As Peyton Manning and Cam Newton practiced inside Levi’s Field in the hours before Super Bowl 50, a block away, Ben Phelps stood on a thin strip of grass in front of the Santa Clara Convention Center and preached how gays would go to hell.
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02 7 16
 

Super Bowl 50 splendor produces almost-perfect day

By Bruce Newman, San Jose Mercury News
 
SANTA CLARA — At times it seemed like an amazing music festival with occasional — less successful — football interludes. But no matter what anybody says about Super Bowl 50, a game with more three-and-outs than thrills, it produced an almost-perfect day and an unforgettable experience for 77,000 fans Sunday at Levi’s Stadium.
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