Ramadhan and Fasting

Ramadhan and Fasting

Özgür Koca*Ramadhan, the ninth month of lunar calendar, is a time of joy, generosity, compassion, and breaking bread with others.At the heart of Islamic belief stands the reality of God, the One,...
Rosh Hashanah 2013: The Jewish New Year Explained

Rosh Hashanah 2013: The Jewish New Year Explained

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is celebrated in 2013 from sundown on Sept. 4 to nightfall on Sept. 6. The Hebrew date for Rosh Hashanah is 1 Tishrei 5773.Though Rosh Hashanah literally means...
Francis calls for prayer and fasting for peace in Syria

Francis calls for prayer and fasting for peace in Syria

Thomas Cox Imploring peace in Syria, Pope Francis Sunday called peace makers around the world to fast and gather for prayer next Saturday, Sept. 7th.He said prayer services will be conducted in St....