Day: October 10, 2017

USA: What does it mean to be Presidential?

October 9, 2017 by Aron Ra  110 Comments Read more at http://www.patheos.com/blogs/reasonadvocates/2017/10/09/what-does-it-mean-to-be-presidential/#AbxRy3mUXCMRICDl.99 Someone recently asked me what criteria I would consider to objectively evaluate Trump as a good president. This is my answer. What is a good president? One who seeks diplomatic solutions instead of immediately and repeatedly threatening nuclear war. Should […]

Pakistan: Nawaz son in law- Safdar lashes out against Ahmadis, faces backlash on social media

Dawn.comOctober 10, 2017 20     0 PML-N leader and Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law retired Captain Muhammad Safdar speaking in the National Assembly on Tuesday.—DawnNews PML-N leader retired Captain Muhammad Safdar on Tuesday launched into a virulent tirade against Pakistan’s persecuted Ahmadi community while speaking in the National Assembly. He accused the faith group […]

Croydon’s Ahmadiyya Muslim Community hosts their third annual Interfaith Symposium

Source: https://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/hope-warm-heartedness-takeaway-third-annual-interfaith-symposium-ahmadiyya-mosque-sept-10th/ | By Katie Rose Hindus, Christians and Muslims stood as one in a memorable exploration of faith On a wet September evening, I find my way to the serene prayer room of the Baitus Subhan Mosque. There is a warm atmosphere of anticipation and keen conversation as people start to meet, […]

Malaysia: Ahmadi Muslims in Penang live a peaceful life

Source: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2017/10/10/ahmadis-in-penang-live-a-peaceful-life/ | Predeep Nambiar However, there are worries about an active campaign against the sect elsewhere on the peninsula. GEORGE TOWN: Ahmadi Muslims in Penang continue to live in peace with other Muslims despite a resurgence of anti-Ahmadi sentiment elsewhere in Peninsular Malaysia, particularly in the Klang Valley. According to Abdul […]

Canada: Thousands attend 37th annual Ahmadiyya Muslim conference in Saskatoon

Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/3792534/ahmadiyya-muslim-conference-saskatoon/ | By Rebekah Lesko It was a weekend of faith, reflection and learning for Saskatoon’s Ahmadiyya Muslim community during their 37th annual convention at the Henk Ruys Soccer Centre. The convention hosted 3,000 attendees from across Western Canada, with some coming from as far as Vancouver. READ MORE: Ahmadiyya Muslim Caliph visits Saskatoon during […]

USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community organizes #MeetaMuslim to help dispel myths about Islam

Source: http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2017/10/get_to_know_a_muslim_to_help_d.html | Guest columnist Zohaib Zafar, member of Muslim Writers Guild of America Guest columnist Zohaib Zafar is a graduate student at Cleveland State University and a member of the Muslim Writers Guild of America. In this age of misinformation, many Americans have misconceptions about Islam and according to a 2014 Pew […]

Ahmadiyya Muslims respond to Vegas Massacre by organizing blood drives & joining vigils

Source: https://firenewsfeed.com/news/566343 When disaster erupts and devastates a community, members of one lesser-known Islamic sect often are among those who are quick to show up. This week, after the Las Vegas shooting, dozens of Ahmadiyya Muslims came together to help organize blood drives and join in vigils. The response was nothing new for Chicago-based […]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Western Canada hold their Annual Conference in Saskatoon

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/muslim-conference-1.4345710 | By Alex Johnson, CBC News Saskatoon Muslim conference emphasizes peace This year the community extended conference invites Indigenous peoples As the Muslim population in Saskatchewan grows, members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community are looking to strengthen its community relationships. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Canada held their annual western Canadian conference […]

Canada: Ahmadiyya Muslim community denounces Edmonton attacks in special sermon

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/edmonton-muslim-community-denounce-attacks-1.4345210 | By Anna Desmarais, CBC News In a small mosque in Edmonton’s east end, members of the Muslim community gathered for a special Friday sermon to denounce the Edmonton attacks days prior. Dozens of worshippers from all walks of life sat cross-legged on the floor of the Al-Hadi mosque, listening to strong […]