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Interfaith conversation sheds light on how to foster friendships across religious groups

From the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue to verbal acts of hatred and discrimination, it’s clear that bigotry and intolerance plague our society. Many would argue that forging strong interfaith relations is perhaps more important now than ever before. To break down barriers and comb

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Philadelphia Muslims make a statement with opening of first purpose-built mosque 

Ever since 9/11, American Muslims have struggled with whether they should stay under the radar or assert their identity. Despite the discrimination that has risen to the surface since that terrible day, their ranks in the U.S. have grown substantially, and there are twice as many mosques operating today as there were in 2000. Yet the majority of those new sanctuaries have burrowed into existing buildings – former churches, synagogues, movie theaters, and storefronts.

Source: Philadelphia Muslims make a statement with opening of first purpose-built mosque | Lexington Herald Leader