TRENTON, N.J. (RNS) On the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 terror
attacks, Derek Fenton stole headlines by burning pages from the Quran in
lower Manhattan to protest a planned Islamic community center there. Two
days later, he lost his job at New Jersey Transit for breaching the
agency's code of ethics.
Global Christian and Muslim leaders meeting in Switzerland have
jointly called for the formation of a group which can be mobilized
whenever a crisis threatens to arise in which Christians and Muslims
find themselves in conflict.