(The Christian Science Monitor) The Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris and growing support for a weekly anti-Islamization march in Dresden, Germany, have raised fears of an impending backlash against Muslims in Europe, many of whom already feel unfairly discriminated against.
(RNS) In a scene in the movie Selma, Martin Luther King Jr. sits in a jail cell wondering where the civil rights movement is headed. His cellmate, Ralph Abernathy Sr., responds with a lesson from the Gospel of Matthew about the futility of worrying.
WELLSTON, Mo. (RNS) They filed into the gym January 12 for an assembly about graduation and applying for colleges—an intentionally vague description that wouldn’t be out of the ordinary for a senior class.
(The Christian Science Monitor) President Abdel Fattah al Sisi issued a decree Tuesday that allows his government to ban any foreign publications it deems offensive to religion—just days after his foreign minister joined the Paris solidarity march in support of Charlie Hebdo’s right to offend.