Month: September 2013

The new Franciscan revolution

Source: CNN (CNN) — It’s time to stop being surprised by Pope Francis. Since he became pontiff, he’s made a lot of news. His tweets echo around the world. He embodies principles of humility and piety. He eschews the fancy trappings of office favored by his predecessor, from the Popemobile to […]

U.S. House OKs religious liberty envoy

WASHINGTON (BP) — The U.S. House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a bill requiring appointment of a special envoy for the promotion of religious liberty in such countries as Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and Syria. The head of the Southern Baptist Convention’s religious freedom entity hailed passage of the “forward-thinking […]

Quebec could ban government employees from wearing religious items

Published on Sep 20, 2013 This week, the Canadian province of Quebec announced controversial, wide-ranging legislation keeping religion out of the workplace, called the “Quebec Charter of Values.” The measure would include a ban on state employees from wearing overt religious symbols, including Muslim hijabs (headscarves), Jewish yarmulkes (skullcaps) or Christian […]

Press Release : Ijaz Ahmad Kiyani Sahib martyred in karachi

Press Section                                                                       Nazarat UmurAama 18-09-2013                                                      Sadr Anjuman Ahmadiyya Pakistan Rabwah Press Release Mr. Ijaz Ahmad Kiyani, Ahmadi gunned down in Karachi on religious grounds Target-killing of four Ahmadis within four weeks; sectarian violence against Ahmadis has increased: Spokesman Jamaat Ahmadiyya Chenab Nagar: (PR) Today, 18 September 2013, Mr. […]