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The 50th Anniversary of Nostra Aetate and the Catholic Outreach to Islam

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Vatican II document Nostra Aetate, which dealt with the relation of the church to non-Christian religions that transformed church doctrine about Jews and other faiths. Nostra Aetate originated from the realization of … Continue reading

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Japanese Americans In Support of the Muslim American Community

Recently I’ve been seeing a rash of anti-Muslim posts and comments on the internet. Many people are angry and worried at the recent wave of Christian persecution in the Middle East at the hands of Islamic extremists, and these people … Continue reading

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Nostra Aetate and the Church’s Relationship With Muslims and Jews

When I heard about the Boston Marathon bombings I was shocked and saddened at the suffering of the victims of the bombing. Americans came together to help the victims of the bombings get medical attention, shelter, food and monetary donations. … Continue reading

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An Interview With Muslim American Activist Zahra Billoo

Last year, while I was the political cartoonist for the Tri-City Voice, a controversy erupted in New York City over a proposed mosque that was to be built near the sight of the former World Trade Centers. The wave of … Continue reading

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Osama Bin Laden and Extremism

When I heard that Osama Bin Laden was killed, I had many mixed feelings. On the one hand, I was relieved that this man was no longer around to mastermind terrorist acts that would kill more innocent people. I hope … Continue reading

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Religious People Against Homophobia

Recently advice columnist Dan Savage launched the “It Gets Better Project” on youtube in response to the recent deaths of Tyler Clementi, Billy Lucas, Asher Brown, and Seth Walsh, four teens who committed suicide after being bullied for being gay. … Continue reading

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