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Houses of worship help those effected by virus outbreak

Houses of worship help those effected by virus outbreak

(RNS) — The United Methodist Church has long promoted abstinence from alcohol. But that didn’t stop City Road Chapel in the suburbs of Nashville, Tennessee, from announcing a Bar and Restaurant Workers Help Fund this week to assist locals whose food-service jobs have...
Helping to deflect outbreak hardship in Inwood

Helping to deflect outbreak hardship in Inwood

To aid in defraying the financial hardships people are facing amid the coronavirus pandemic, County Legislator Carrié Solages, who represents Inwood, partnered with Islamic Council of North American Relief and provided 100 families with food supplies on March 16. At...
Western Dawah Road Trip Underway

Western Dawah Road Trip Underway

(Dec. 27, 2019, Los Angeles, Calif.) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) launched its dawah (outreach) road trip in the West. The 6-day trip in the South West seeks to convey the compassionate message of Islam to the wider community along the urban and...
Billboard campaign in Dallas on Hijab misconceptions

Billboard campaign in Dallas on Hijab misconceptions

By STELLA M. CHÃVEZ, Texas Public Radio   Ruman Sadiq says the current political climate has led to misperceptions of Muslim women. That’s why she hopes a new six-week billboard campaign will encourage people to call and ask questions about the hijab, or head...