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May 16, 2018

Muslims join Episcopalians in June 2017 for an iftar meal hosted by St. James Episcopal Church in Columbus, Ohio. The church’s 15th annual iftar will be May 31. Photo: St. James, via Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] The Muslim holy month of Ramadan started this...

November 28, 2017

We in the Episcopal Church join with our ecumenical partners around the world in condemning the attack on the Bir al Abd Mosque in the Sinai region this past Friday. We join our prayers with all those around the world in deep sorrow and grief at this violence. The statement and letter of...

January 16, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The head of the Scottish Episcopal Church says the Church is “deeply distressed” at the offense caused by the reading of a passage from the Quran in a Glasgow cathedral. The primus, the Most Rev. David Chillingworth, also condemned a subsequent wave of abuse...

November 10, 2014

[Washington National Cathedral] Washington National Cathedral and five Muslim groups have announced that the first celebration of Muslim Friday prayers (Jumaa) at the cathedral will be observed on Friday, Nov. 14.

“Leaders believe offering Muslim prayers at the Christian cathedral shows...

October 22, 2014

Trustees of the Farmington Valley American Muslim Center, Inc. with the Rev. Audrey Scanlan of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut at the real estate closing for the property in Avon, Oct. 21. Center: Khamis Abu-Hasaballah, Ph.D., President of the FVAMC Board of...

September 8, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut] The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut announces a new interfaith partnership with the Farmington Valley American Muslim Center, Inc. (FVAMC). The initiative will include interfaith educational programs and the leasing of a building in Avon, a former church on...

July 14, 2013

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[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Christ Church Cathedral in Houston hosted an interfaith Iftaar on July 11, presented by the Friends of Iman, a group of young adults who organize education and interfaith activities in memory of Iman Haq, a young Muslim woman who died...

September 6, 2011

A priest and imam will together read aloud scripture from the Bible and Qur'an on Sept. 11 to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks when hijacked planes slammed into the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania...

August 30, 2011

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has sent his annual greetings to Muslim communities for the festival of 'Id Al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan.

In his message, Williams praises the dignity of Tariq Jahan, the father of Haroon Jahan, who died during the recent riots in...

March 27, 2011

Anglican leaders have condemned the act of burning of the Qur'an on March 20 in Florida, United States. Bishop Alexander Malik of the Diocese of Lahore, Pakistan, said that "such acts were in flagrant contradiction to the teaching of Christianity ... They were the manifestations of sick minds...

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