Are Muslim leaders in Australia condemned whatever they do?

Joseph Wakim is a friend and an inspiration. He’s a sincere Christian man who has been in the forefront of upholding the rights of the Muslim community for as many years as I can remember. His depiction of the current plight of Australian Muslims is spot on! Whether or not public condemnations are made in …

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Beyond Tribalism – Christians and Muslims are sisters and brothers

What follows in printed form is the address I gave at the Arrahman Mosque, Kingsgrove, on September 27th. It was a great night and was captured beautifully in the video tribute put together by the guys from the mosque. Sheikh Jehad Ismail is a beautiful man. I hope to work closely with him in the future …

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Bishop Richard E. Pates

Christian and Muslim leaders commit to peaceful coexistence and mutual respect

 Earlier this month a delegation of Catholic Bishops from the USA visited Qom in Iran and met with leading Shia clergy from the ‘Supreme Council of the Seminary Teachers’. The American delegation was led by the ever-impressive Bishop Richard E. Pates,  chairman of the U.S. bishops’ ‘International Justice and Peace committee’. The joint declaration reprinted below …

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Ghazi Musharbash

Christian and Muslim fundamentalism – two sides of the same coin!

“I refuse to believe that those who bomb churches and cut off the heads of Christian monks and children in Syria are Muslims like the people our parents and grandparents live together with in peace and harmony.” (former Jordanian MP, Ghazi Musharbash) The brilliant thing about the conference that took place in Amman is that the participants …

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Christians and Muslims united ‘as one hand’ in Egypt!

This is a beautiful video from #MyJihad. The setting is Cairo, Egypt.  Imam Mazhar Shaheen from Omar Makram Mosque attends the Qasr El-Dobara church for Christmas, along with a goodly number of his own congregation. The testimony of Imam Mazhar is that the experience of standing alongside each other in the battle for a new …

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Kenyan Christians and Muslims Help Fire Victims

Against the backdrop of a recent fire in Kenya’s Embu county, which destroyed the property of 17 families, a joint Christian-Muslim congregation prayed together and held a fundraiser for those affected by the local disaster. This was an encouraging thing to take place ahead of the country’s general elections. AllAfrica.com reports: [Manyatta MP] Kathuri said the …

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