The Virtual Mosque

Why Catholics could learn a lot from Islam

…”So in the Catholic tradition the idea of giving something up on a Friday – the act of self denial – has always been tied with being generous to those in need.” Ramadan, a whole month of fasting and giving to the poor, recently ended for Muslims. Is that something Christians could do more to emulate? “You’re [...]


Learn from Pakistan

A rapidly increasing coarseness of feeling and language against Ahmadis does not bode well for Indian Muslims in particular, and for India, in general. The above picture appeared in at least two Urdu newspapers on April 12. I captured it from Hamara Maqsad (New Delhi). Yes, the man sporting a long beard and angelic white robes is waving a [...]