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Former Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with special interest in Integrative Medicine

Study finds that employees who are open about religion are happier

It may be beneficial for employers to not only encourage office Christmas parties but also celebrate holidays and festivals from a variety of religions, according to a Kansas State University…

Geert Wilders on race hate charge

Dutch authorities have said they will prosecute Geert Wilders for hate speech. Anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders will be prosecuted in the Netherlands for alleged discrimination and inciting hatred against Moroccans…

‘Terror has no religion’: MP urges ban on phrase ‘Islamic terrorist’ in mass media

RT: A Russian lawmaker proposes a ban on expressions such as ‘Islamic terrorist’ and ‘Islamist militant’ in the mass media, claiming they give people the wrong impression about Islam and…

AMJ Canada mourns the massacre of innocent students and teachers at Army Public School Peshawar

A special prayer for the victims of the Army Public School Peshawar will be held tonight at 7:30pm EST at the Baitul Islam Mosque, Vaughan Ontario. Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at (AMJ)…

Australian PM: ISIS ‘Has Nothing to Do With Any Religion’

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott declared that ISIS “has nothing to do with any religion” during a press conference on Tuesday. He said: “The point I keep making is that…

Army school attacked

At least 130 people, most of them students as young as 12, have been killed and at least 122 others injured in a Taliban seizure of a military-run school in…

Jihad in Qur’an

Jihad is mentioned in 35 versus of the Holy Qur’an. The word means striving in the way of Allah to attain His nearness and elevation in spiritual status. Even though…

If Malala were an Ahmadi Muslim

By Mike Ghouse I congratulated Malala for winning the Nobel Prize, and reminded her that she is not the first Pakistani to win the Nobel Prize. Dr. Abdus Salam has…

President Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association Canada congratulates Malala Yousafzai

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at (AMJ) Canada congratulates Malala Yousafzai on becoming the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for her international advocacy for peace, human rights and women’s education.…

Malala and Kailash Satyarthi receive joint Nobel award

BBC: Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi have received the Nobel Peace Prize awards. The Nobel committee described both laureates as “champions of peace”.…

Abdul Basit Qamar Baqapuri receives York West Centennial Citation Medal

It is great honor for the community that Mr. Abdul Basit Qamar Baqapuri received Canadian Medal Award on 100 Years Celebration of York West Region of Ontario. The ceremony was…

PM Harper participates in the 10th anniversary of Humanity First Canada

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today attended a fundraising dinner marking 10 years of charitable work and disaster relief by Humanity First Canada, a mission of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. All…

230,000 Ontarians considered suicide in past year, report estimates

Source: Global News More Ontarians are reporting mental anguish and almost a quarter million have considered killing themselves in the past 12 months, according to a report from the Centre…

CDC: Circumcision benefits outweigh the risks as it cuts risk for HIV, STDs and penile cancer

Epigraph: Do they seek a religion other than Allah’s, while to Him submits whosoever is in the heavens and the earth, willingly or unwillingly, and to Him shall they be…

Karen Armstrong: “Religion does not beget violence.”

Source: CBC From ISIS beheadings, to the kidnapping of 200 girls in Nigeria, the news brings us a steady diet of horrifying images of violence inspired by religion. In her…

Israeli Ahmadi Muslim Sheikh Says Attacks on Jews ‘Stain Islam’

Source: Arutz Sheva, Israel Israeli Sheikh, Sheikh Muhammad Sharif Odeh, visits Har Nof synagogue, says terror attacks against Koran. By Ari Yashar Sheikh Muhammad Sharif Odeh, a leader of the…

Barrie: Faiths come together to say ‘Peace for All’

Building Better Bridges in Barrie, ON Crossing boundaries of ethnicity, race and religion Faith is building better bridges in Barrie Ontario 3rd Annual Peter Silveira’s Barrie Interfaith Breakfast For the…

64 countries have religious symbols on their flags.

Some of the most “secular” countries in the world continue to have religious symbols on their flags, according to the Pew Research Center.…………. Canada’s flag contained a religious symbol prior…

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