Juliana Villanueva Bedoya

10 Flips | 1 Magazine | @JulianaVill2es8 | Keep up with Juliana Villanueva Bedoya on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Juliana Villanueva Bedoya”

New Islamic institute prioritizes outreach, education

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — When the Islamic Institute of America bought a Baptist church, the plan initially was to remove the pews — until the mosque's leader objected, in part because he saw keeping the benches as a way of showing Islam's compatibility with its sister faith.<p>"We're sending a …

Religion

Trump: 'Terrorists do not worship God, they worship death'

President Trump on Sunday invoked the wrath of God and good versus evil in his Saudi Arabia address, declaring that terrorists "worship death" rather …

Donald Trump, would-be peace-broker, fundamentally misunderstands the history of Islam

This weekend, US president Donald Trump is traveling to the Middle East to deliver a speech about Islam. My bet is that within the first half of that speech—written by the Muslim-baiting Stephen Miller—he’ll brag about his <i>yuge</i> election victory, possibly leak some intelligence, and offend the entire …

10 quotes from Trump's speech to Muslim world

Here are here key quotes from President Trump's speech to the Muslim world, in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, from his prepared text: 1. "We are adopting a …

Religion

Ivanka Trump says Saudi Arabia has made 'encouraging' progress on women

<b>Riyadh:</b> US president Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka said ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia has made "encouraging" progress in empowering women but more …

Pope Francis heads to Cairo for peace mission after spate of church bombings, as Isis proclaims Christians its ‘favourite prey’<p>Rami Yasser Labib was at home when he heard gunshots in the street. His friend Wael Youssef, the owner of the downstairs grocery store, had been targeted by Islamic State …

Middle East

Pope urges mediation to end North Korea crisis and avert 'terrible' war

Pope Francis said on Saturday a third country, such as Norway, should try to mediate in the dispute between North Korea and Washington, to cool a situation that had become "too hot" and posed the risk of nuclear devastation.<p>Francis said he believed "a good part of humanity" would be destroyed in …

Vice President Mike Pence Met Privately With Top Russian Cleric

A top cleric of the Russian Orthodox Church and ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin met privately with Vice President Mike Pence Thursday …

Myanmar arrests Buddhists accused of targeting Muslims

Myanmar police have arrested two hardline Buddhist nationalists and are seeking several more after they clashed with Muslims in the country's commercial capital Yangon, underscoring the authorities' growing concern over rising religious tensions.<p>The arrests came after nationalists led by the …

The Child Saints of Fatima

In the last 1,000 years, only seven popes have been canonized. On Saturday, two Portuguese children received the rare honor.<p>A hundred years ago, in Fatima, Portugal, two children were said to have received the first of several visions of the Virgin Mary while they were tending their family’s sheep. …

Siblings