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Eighteen thousand Muslims rally in New York

Eighteen thousand Muslims rally in New York

Arab American News October 6, 1995 | Barbara Nimri Aziz “It was undoubtedly the largest rally in American Muslim history,” says Sister Aisha Al-Adawiya about the recent Bosnia march in New York. Al-Adawiya is director of Women in Islam, one of many local...
S. Baptists Pray for Muslims to Convert

S. Baptists Pray for Muslims to Convert

Chicago Sun-Times February 11, 1995 The Southern Baptist Convention is participating in Islam’s holiest month by encouraging its members to pray for Muslims. To pray for Muslims to become Christians. A joint task force of the denomination’s Home Mission...
Area Muslims Fight 'False Stereotypes'

Area Muslims Fight 'False Stereotypes'

September 03, 1993 | By Stephen Franklin, Tribune Staff Writer. They pour into the large meeting room, filling almost every inch, and silently take their places three floors above the midday roar of downtown Chicago. They are businessmen on a fast lunch break, and...
Protesters, Fans Flock To "Last Temptation"

Protesters, Fans Flock To "Last Temptation"

August 13, 1988 | By Jorge Casuso and Charles Mount. “The Last Temptation of Christ” opened in Chicago and eight other cities Friday, with protesters contending that the movie’s portrayal of Jesus is blasphemous, while some movie-goers praised it as...