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Pope Francis appears in a wheelchair at his general audience on Feb. 28, 2024.

Pope Francis calls for prayers, sends condolences to Muslims, Christians killed in Burkina Faso

Feb 28, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

“We pray for the victims of the recent attacks on places of worship in Burkina Faso,” a papal aide read... Read more

President Recep Erdogan in 2020 converted the former Byzantine church, the Hagia Sophia back into a mosque.

How difficult is it to be a Christian in Turkey? What you need to know

Jan 29, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Terrorists stormed a Catholic church during Mass on Sunday in Istanbul, Turkey, killing one person by shooting him in the... Read more

Image of the campaign for the canonization of the Spanish sacristan Diego Valencia.

Catholics call for opening of canonization cause for sacristan slain by jihadist in Spain

Nov 21, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The Diocese of Cádiz and Ceuta in southern Spain has begun to receive requests to promote the canonization process of... Read more


‘No wiggle room’: Muslim parents object to LGBT curriculum at Minnesota charter school

Oct 18, 2023

By Matt McDonald

Muslim parents at a Minnesota public charter school are objecting to books that teach about same-sex attraction and gender identity... Read more

A map of Nigeria.

Nigerian teen whose Christian conversion triggered death threats granted restraining order

Aug 28, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Following threats by family members, the young woman sought a restraining order against her father and brothers. Read more

Image from the Shrine of St. Charbel.

The Lebanese saint who unites Christians and Muslims

Jul 24, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

St. Charbel Makhlouf is known in Lebanon for the miraculous healings of those who visit his tomb to seek his... Read more

Chems-Eddine Hafiz, rector of the Grand Mosque of Paris.

After meeting Pope Francis, leader invites France’s Muslims to pray for peace in Ukraine

Feb 28, 2022

By CNA Staff

The pope has asked people worldwide to fast and pray for an end to the conflict. Read more

Austrian court strikes down ban on Muslim headscarves in schools

Dec 15, 2020

A ban on headscarves for elementary school students was discriminatory and unconstitutional because it singled out Muslim girls' headscarves, the... Read more

Burkini dispute shuts down public pools in one French town

Jun 29, 2019

Reviving a three-year old debate over what constitutes appropriate swimwear for women at the beach, a French city shut down... Read more

Muslim woman who declined handshake wins labor case in Sweden

Aug 16, 2018

A labor court in Sweden has sided with a Muslim woman whose job interview was cut short when she refused... Read more

True story of Christian-Muslim solidarity nominated for an Oscar

Mar 1, 2018

Amid the crime thrillers, historical dramas and love stories at the Oscars this year, one little-noticed short film tells a... Read more

CAR children.

In deadly CAR conflict, Catholic seminary shelters 2,000 Muslims

Sep 1, 2017

Thousands of Muslim refugees have fled deadly militias in the Central African Republic thanks to Bangassou’s Bishop Juan José Aguirre... Read more

Prescription pills.

Christians and Muslims are both concerned for the future of UK pharmacists

Jan 26, 2017

Proposed standards for U.K. medical professionals could force them to violate their religious beliefs on the job, both Christian and... Read more

Mother Teresa circa 1994.

Pakistani Muslim: We should learn from Mother Teresa

Sep 3, 2016

By Elise Harris

As the canonization of Bl. Mother Teresa of Caluctta draws near, the son of a leading Muslim philanthropist in Pakistan... Read more


Overturn of burkini ban does not end France's cultural debate

Aug 29, 2016

By Mary Farrow

The lifting of a controversial burkini ban in one beach town along the French Riviera may signal an end to... Read more

Donald Trump.

Could Trump's Muslim ban threaten everyone's religious freedom?

Jan 14, 2016

A prominent proposal by GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump would ban Muslim immigrants from entering the U.S. and would monitor... Read more

Muslim chaplain prays during Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

We know how to reform Islam – it's time to actually do it, Muslims say

Dec 4, 2015

Islam needs a “reformation” that can only be achieved by Muslims speaking out against extremism and promoting human rights, said... Read more

Muslim chaplain prays during Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Don’t let youth fall prey to Islamic extremism, French Muslim leaders say

Nov 27, 2015

France’s leading Muslim organization has called on Muslims to counter radical forms of Islam, especially in the wake of the... Read more

Muslim woman walking on the roof of Ibn Tulum Mosque.

For Cardinal Mamberti, dialogue with Muslims is a must

May 13, 2015

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Among all the difficult situations in the world, the Middle East situation – including the plight of the region’s Christians... Read more

Beard meets religious freedom in distinctive Court decision

Jan 20, 2015

By Matt Hadro

In a rare unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a Muslim prisoner in Arkansas must be allowed... Read more