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September 21

Hajj pilgrimage draws millions to Mecca

Chasity Pugh

September 15

Filed under Islam, Religion

Million of Muslims from all around the world will participate in one of the world's largest gatherings this weekend. An annual pilgrimage to Mecca, Hajj is a five-day ritual beginning on Saturday, Sept. 10 and ending on the 1...

Islamic practices face obstacles in the West

DIANA MIRFIQ

October 2

Filed under Faith, Islam

Criminal justice senior Rick Burton learned about eating pork and wearing headscarves at the on-campus lecture about Islamic law fiqh al-aqalliyyat. Burton and more than 100 other Loyola students, faculty and visitors attended the Fall Yamauchi Lect...

Brief: Foreigners targeted by gunmen

Associate Press

September 25

Filed under Faith, Islam

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The armed Somali Islamic extremist group that attacked a shopping mall in Kenya, said that foreigners were a "legitimate target" and confirmed witness accounts that gunmen tried to let Muslims go free while ki...

Brief: Yamauchi lecture discusses Islamic law

The Maroon

September 4

Filed under Faith, Islam, Religion

Adil Khan, Loyola professor of Islamic studies, will discuss the church and state according to Islam. Khan's presentation is a part of the Yamauchi Lecture Series. The series began in 1985 to commemorate James Yamauchi, a forme...

Brief: Iran bans Buddist statues from stores in its capital

Associate Press

February 28

Filed under Faith, Islam, Religion

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Buddha statues have joined Barbie dolls and characters from "The Simpsons" TV cartoon as banned items in the conservative Muslim nation. Authorities are confiscating Buddha statues from shops in the Irani...

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