Topic: Islam

Pastor cancels Qur’an burning

Rev. Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center, left, shakes hands with Imam Muhammad Musri of the Islamic Society of Central Florida after they held a joint news conference on Sept. 9 in Gainesville, Fla. A little-known pastor from Florida has been at the center of a debate about the burning of the Islamic…

French president calls for ban on veils

A veiled French woman in Nantes, a town in western France, on April 23. (AP) Nicolas Sarkozy, the president of France, released a statement last Wednesday saying he will propose legislation banning the wearing of full veils in public by Muslim women, saying the “veil hurts the dignity of women and is unacceptable in French…