Just as Afghani girls were ready to return to school for the first time in seven months on March 23, the Taliban — which seized ruling power in Afghanistan last summer — that morning reversed its decision to reopen girls’ secondary schools, citing a need for more time to draw up policies in line with the Islamic law Sharia.
Twenty-four people, including a church pastor, were killed during a Sunday service on Feb. 16 at a Protestant church in Burkina Faso, according to the regional governor.
Catholic bishops in the southern Philippines supported the declaration of martial law in Mindanao following an attempt by a band of gunmen claiming to be Islamic militants to seize a city in the region.
Dear Editor: President Obama said religious tests have no place in America. Of course, they do. If a Muslim candidate for office intends to impose Sharia Law in his/her community, if elected, that person is ineligible to run for public office in America. Sharia Law is contrary to the U.S. Constitution, which the candidate must swear to uphold.