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  • Afghans protest disposal of Muslim holy books at U.S. base

     
    Koran burning: An angry protest erupted outside a sprawling U.S.-run military installation on Tuesday after base personnel allegedly disposed improperly of religious materials including Muslim holy books....
  • Islamic rebel group claims responsibility for Nigerian prison break

     
    Nigerian militants Boko Haram free 119 inmates in jail break: Heavily armed gunmen on motorbikes stormed a Nigerian prison, blew open the front gate and freed 119 inmates, authorities said Thursday. Islamic rebel goup, Boko Haram, claimed responsibility...
  • The impertinence!

     
    A reader writes: Might it be worth mentioning that many of the same people concerned about the government's "war on religion" (in the contraceptive situation) were actually urging the government to halt construction of a Muslim community center only two.....
  • Anthony Shadid's death: An L.A. Times reporter recalls a colleague

     
    Los Angeles Times Beirut bureau chief Patrick McDonnell shares his recollections about Anthony Shadid, a New York Times foreign correspondent who died of an apparent asthma attack Thursday in Syria: There was always a double edge about seeing Anthony...
  • Franklin Graham apologizes for remarks about Obama

     
    Religion News Service reporter Adelle M. Banks writes about Franklin Graham's apology for questioning President Barack Obama's religious faith: WASHINGTON (RNS) Evangelist Franklin Graham apologized Tuesday to President Obama for questioning his Christian...
  • Sorry?

     
    On "Meet the Press" today, Rick Santorum, R-Humanae Vitae, clumsily took issue with the U.S. apology for the burning of Korans in Afghanistan: I don't think the president should apologize for something that was clearly inadvertent....This was a mistake...
  • Separating church and state, Kennedy and Santorum

     
    It's a tribute to John F. Kennedy that his comments about religion during the 1960 presidential campaign make current presidential candidate Rick Santorum want to throw up. Kennedy's Catholicism was an issue for some voters, who evidently feared that...
  • Really, fanatics? A dozen human lives over a book?

     
    KABUL (Reuters) - Twelve people were killed on Friday in the bloodiest day yet in protests that have raged across Afghanistan over the desecration of copies of the Muslim holy book at a NATO military base with riot police and......
  • Gunmen kill 18 on bus in northern Pakistan

     
    Bus attack: Gunmen stopped a bus in northern Pakistan Tuesday, and shot to death 18 passengers, local officials said, in what appeared to be a sectarian strike on the country’s minority Shia community....
  • Second day of protests in Afghanistan over mistaken Koran-burning

     
    Koran burning protest: Anti-American protests flared up for a second day Wednesday over the inadvertent burning of copies of the Koran by U.S. personnel at a military base north of Kabul....
  • Our bad -- No regrets over U.S. apology for Quran burning

     
    When is an apology in order? When you answer “yes” to the following two questions: 1. Did you or those who represent or answer to you do or say something that caused discomfort, or worse, to others? 2. Would you......