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    Relief, Anger at Washington-Area Mosque Where al-Awlaki Preached

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — At the Washington-area mosque where Anwar al-Awlaki preached a decade ago, there were few tears over the death of the influential al-Qaida figure who more than anyone gave the...

    Preacher Calls Oprah Precursor to the Antichrist

    Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey may play a role in the coming of the Antichrist—at least, according to Mike Bickle, founder and executive director of the radical and controversial International House of Prayer. A video...

    T.D. Jakes Chastises Franklin Graham for Obama Statements

    Megachurch pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes this weekend denounced the Rev. Franklin Graham for questioning President Obama’s faith in a recent television interview. “I find it insulting,” Jakes said May 15 on TV One’s “Washington...

    President Obama Names Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

    Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook, who was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 14 as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom at the Department of State’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will be sworn-in May 11.  The...

    DOJ Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Muslim Woman

    The Justice Department’s involvement in a lawsuit against an Illinois school district on the grounds that the school system violated the civil rights of a Muslim woman has triggered a debate among lawyers and...

    Local Islamic Leaders Call Congressional Hearing a ‘Witch Hunt’

    The athan, a Muslim call to prayer, sounded throughout Masjid Muhammad in the Washington, D.C.’s northwest as it has for decades to a quiet group of predominantly African Americans. “Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar (God...

    iPhone App Exists for Catholic Confessions

    Need to prepare for confessional or study the sacrament? Now, there’s an app for that. The mobile applications company Little iApps has teamed with two Catholic priests to create “Confession: A Roman Catholic App.” The app,...

    Freshman Fla. Rep. West Stirs Controversy over Anti-Islamic Comments

    Newly-seated Congressman Allen West (R.-Fla.) is facing a controversy following abrasive comments about the Islamic religion. The Tea Party-backed conservative, in an interview on “The Shalom Show,” a public affairs program airing on the JLTV...

    Raynard Jackson…The Flag of Hypocrisy

    I am amazed that the controversy surrounding the proposed Muslim mosque and community center in New York City at ground zero is still going strong. America has turned into a country where if you...

    New Shiloh Pastor Talks Faith, Future

    When he has a spare minute he reads MacLean magazine. When he needs to hear good preaching he leans toward “country” preachers who have a certain bent toward the basics, what he calls “raw...
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