https://facebook.com/ICNA https://youtube.com/ICNA
In The Name of Allah, The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful
Home : About ICNA : Chapter Locator : Contact Us
 

Author Archive

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.
Read more

 
 
02 10 16
 

ICNA strongly denounces Nigerian suicide attacks

​​ 
-—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-
 
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.
Read more

 
 
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.
Read more

 
 
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.
Read more

 
 
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.
Read more

 
 
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.
Read more

 
 
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.
Read more

 
 
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.
Read more

 
 
02 6 16
 

ICNA Joins International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

​​ 
-—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-
 
NEW YORK, NY (February 6, 2016) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) joins the rest of the world in recognizing today, February 6th, 2016 as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation or FGM.
Read more

 
 
02 4 16
 

Muslim civic groups outside Islamic world come together

WASHINGTON (RNS) Finding similarities in the problems they face, Muslim leaders from countries outside the Islamic world created an American-led federation to tackle Islamophobia, youth radicalization and integration in their respective societies.
Read more

 
 
02 4 16
 

Coordinating body for Muslims in the West declared

​​ 
-—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-
 
(WASHINGTON DC 02/04/2016) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local American Muslim groups, today joined with leaders from Muslim organizations in the West to issue the “Washington Declaration” announcing the formation of a coordinating body to deal with issues of common concern.
Read more

 
 
02 3 16
 

President Obama’s visit to American mosque welcomed

​​ 
-—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-
 
NEW YORK, NY (February 3, 2016) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) welcomes President Barack​ Obama’s visit to the Islamic Society of Baltimore today. President Obama’s visit marks the first time he is visiting an American mosque since he became President in 2009.
Read more

 
 
02 3 16
 

Remarks by the President at Islamic Society of Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland, Feb 3, 2016, 1:04 P.M. EST
 
THE PRESIDENT: Well, good afternoon. And, Sabah, thank you for the wonderful introduction and for your example — your devotion to your faith and your education, and your service to others. You’re an inspiration. You’re going to be a fantastic doctor. And I suspect, Sabah, your parents are here because they wanted to see you so — where are Sabah’s parents? There you go. (Applause.) Good job, Mom. She did great, didn’t she? She was terrific.
Read more

 
 
02 2 16
 

Open door: Bloomington mosque to welcome guests

BLOOMINGTON — Twin City Muslims are opening the doors of a Bloomington mosque to the public to provide a better understanding of their Islamic faith and how they pray.
 
“With the recent situations happening all over the nation and all around the world, we just wanted to have a public event about the Muslim community, the mosque itself, what we do there, and how we pray,” said Mohammed Zaman, president of the mosque that has served local Muslims since 2007.
Read more

 
 
02 2 16
 

Muslims fight Islamophobia by ‘showing up’ for others

By Barry Carter | The Star-Ledger
February 02, 2016
 
They recently sent 3,000 bottles of water to Flint, Michigan, a struggling city rocked when it was discovered that state officials allowed residents to drink toxic water from the Flint River for two years.
Read more

 
 
02 1 16
 

65 Organizations to Cong.: Fix Visa Waiver discrimination

For Immediate Release
 
February 1, 2016, WASHINGTON – A broad coalition of 65 civil rights, faith, refugee, and humanitarian aid organizations sent a letter to Congress today voicing their strong support for the bipartisan Equal Protection in Travel Act of 2016 (H.R. 4380/ S.2449), which would fix a recent amendment to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) that discriminates against people with dual nationalities.
Read more

 
 
01 28 16
 

Juvenile solitary confinement ban: ICNA CSJ commends

By Imam Khalid Griggs, Chairman of ICNA Council for Social Justice
 
In a recent Washington Post op-ed, President Obama explained the reasoning behind his Executive Order to ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles stating:
Read more

 
 
01 27 16
 

Why some Muslims optimistic in the face of Islamophobia

01/26/2016, Antonia Blumberg, Associate Religion Editor, The Huffington Post
 
Muslims throughout North America and Europe are increasingly living in fear as a result of rising Islamophobia. Yet, in the midst of this antagonism, some have found a silver lining.
Read more

 
 
01 16 16
 

ICNA Resolves to Continue MLK Struggle for Justice

​​ 
-—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-
 
NEW YORK, NY (January 16, 2016) – ​Today as we remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day we note that with increasing hateful rhetoric among certain political aspirants, racism continues to be entrenched in American society despite the work of Dr. King and others like him.
Read more

 
 
01 14 16
 

Dr. Iqbal Al-Nadvi: New Amir of ICNA Canada

 
Dr. Iqbal Massod Al-Nadvi has been elected as Amir (President) of Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Canada.
Read more