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After years of attending a nondenominational church near her home in the Wells Branch neighborhood, Kim Alexander started making the 20-minute drive to Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church in East Austin.
Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said Thursday an Islamic community center and mosque planned near ground zero should be built because Muslims were among those of many faiths who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
In the midst of public debate about building a Muslim community center near ground zero in New York City, Muslim Americans are fasting quietly through their holy month of Ramadan.
President Obama said in an interview Sunday that he can't worry about dispelling every rumor about him — even though a recent poll showed nearly 20% of Americans erroneously believe he is Muslim.
Conservative commentator Glenn Beck voiced sharper criticism of President Obama's religious beliefs on Sunday than he and other speakers offered from the podium of the rally Beck organized at the Lincoln Memorial a day earlier.
President Barack Obama has expressed publicly for the first his frustration with conservative opponents who have persisently questioned his Christianity and his eligibility for the office he holds.
President Barack Obama said Sunday he isn't worried about a recent poll showing that nearly one-fifth of Americans believe he is a Muslim.
The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, President Barack Obama's controversial former pastor, accused people who wrongly believe Obama is Muslim of catering to political enemies during a fiery speech Sunday in Arkansas.
With dusk approaching, Aimee Wiest has music to light the way.
The Great Minnesota Get-Together kicks off today. Folks from all four corners of the state and elsewhere are making the annual pilgrimage to the 12-day cultural celebration of everything that is "Minnesnowta."
Americans are conflicted on Islam, a new poll showed Tuesday, revealing a sharp drop in support for the Muslim faith since 2005 even though less people see it as a violent religion.
Americans doubt that Islam is likelier than other faiths to encourage violence, but their overall view of the religion has worsened over the past five years, a poll said Tuesday.
The congregation has no name.
The debate over the so-called “Ground Zero mosque” hit the streets of New York Sunday.
The debate over the proposed Islamic center near Ground Zero in New York has raised questions about religious tolerance in America.
In Pembroke Pines, imam Shafayat Mohamed plans a sermon on Islam's stance against excess, citing the proposed $100 million Islamic community center near ground zero. In Miami, hotel broker Ahmed Kabani is torn between his love of Islam and his belief that the project's location is insensitive to victims of 9/11.
As he flew aboard Air Force One to Chicago on his 49th birthday earlier this month, President Obama dialed three Christian pastors to pray with him.
"President Obama is a Muslim." "He's not an American citizen." "He wasn't even born here."
Nearly one-fifth of Americans believe Barack Obama is Muslim, according to a poll conducted even before the President waded into a row over the building of a faith centre and mosque near Ground Zero in New York.
Mohamed Al-Darsani, the prayer leader of the Islamic Center for Peace in Fort Myers, believes there's only one way to combat the negative images of Islam being articulated in protests over a proposed mosque near ground zero in New York.
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