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Islamic Masumeen Center of New England

This data was last updated on 12 June 2018.

Address: 115 Wood Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748
Phone: (508) 497-3462
Email: imfexe@islamicmasumeen.org
Website: http://islamicmasumeen.org/

History: Before the purchase of the building in Hopkinton, the founding families of the Islamic Masumeen Center of New England did not have a permanent place of worship for their small and scattered community. Since the late seventies, these...

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Sufi Order International of the Greater Boston Area (The Inayati Order of Greater Boston)

This data was last updated on 10 July 2018.

Address: 105 Billings St, Sharon, MA 02067, USA
Phone: 617-522-0800
Email: SufiOrder@gardenlight.org
Website: http://www.gardenlight.org

Description: The Sufi Order of Boston is a branch of the Sufi Order International which was founded by Hazrat Inayat Khan in 1910. It offers a universal approach to religious understanding and guided training in spiritual practice and growth....

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Hate Engulfs Christians In Pakistan

August 2, 2009

Author: Sabrina Tavernise

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/03/world/asia/03pstan.html?emc=tnt&tntemail0=y

The blistered black walls of the Hameed family’s bedroom tell of an unspeakable crime. Seven family members died here on Saturday, six of them burned to death by a mob that had broken into their house and shot the grandfather dead, just because they were Christian.

The family...

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Imam Runs to Become Member Of Detroit City Council

July 31, 2009

Author: David Grant

Source: Examiner.com

Wire Service: AP

http://www.examiner.com/a-2144903~Imam_runs_to_become_member_of_Detroit_City_Council.html

City Council candidate Imam Abdullah el-Amin says he came to the Islamic faith because "it let me know about the human being."

It's this perspective - regardless of its religious origin - that he thinks is sorely needed on a...

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Egypt: Christian-Muslim Tensions Rise

July 30, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: AllAfrica.com

Wire Service:

A handful of recent clashes between Muslims and Christians has again raised the spectre of sectarian discord in Egypt. The incidents, though relatively minor, highlight longstanding tensions between the country's Muslim majority and its Christian minority.

"As long as Egypt's Christian community...

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Muslims Welcome Police Scarf Move

July 27, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/somerset/8171151.stm

Avon and Somerset Police is issuing head coverings to its female officers so they can enter mosques.

The force says the move will help its officers respect Muslim religious customs while carrying out their job.

The garments, designed to match the force's uniform, were designed in consultation with Muslim groups.

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Islamic School Ban Sparks Protest

July 27, 2009

Author: Phil Mercer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8169871.stm

Hundreds of people have protested against a government's decision to scrap plans to build an Islamic school in Australia's biggest city, Sydney.

Parents and prospective students have said the decision was unfair and racist.

Islamic groups have insisted that the Muslim community in Australia, which is comparatively young and fast-growing, needs...

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Retired Minister Works to Bring Religions Together

July 25, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The News-Star

Wire Service: AP

http://www.thenewsstar.com/article/20090725/LIFESTYLE/907240307/1024/LIFESTYLE

Almost always, when Protestants and Catholics are formally gathered under one roof in New Orleans — and when they are joined by Jews, Muslims and Sikhs — somewhere in the background will be a retired Presbyterian minister named the Rev. Will...

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