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Longtime church now home to Islamic center

Longtime church now home to Islamic center

| July 2, 2014 | 16 Comments

St. John celebrated its last Mass on June 30, 2013. Since then, the altars, statues, communion rail and other sacred objects were removed and donated to parishes in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Can Catholics and Muslims get along?

Can Catholics and Muslims get along?

| September 22, 2010 | 6 Comments

Ramadan ended Sept. 10, but the controversy over the proposed Manhattan mosque that colored the Muslim month of fasting this year has not.

The mosque debate has sparked a good deal of general anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States, and the phenomenon appears to be growing, said University of St. Thomas theology professor Adil Ozdemir, a Muslim who teaches courses on Islam.

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