In an unprecedented event in the past 600 years, Pope Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger Benedict XVI announced his retirement from the supreme prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. This historical situation invites the establishment of full and healthy Christian-Muslim relations. We still remember the negative reaction to Pope Benedict’s misguided comments about Islam and the Prophet Muhammad after his lecture [...]
There is absolutely no reason whatsoever to take the life of the most innocent of the Lord’s creations: our children. The recent massacre in Newtown is a blatant act of terror even when such qualification is absent from the mainstream media. The brutal perpetrator, Adam Lanza is not referred to as a terrorist, most probably [...]
Malala Yousufsai is a 14 year-old Pakistani girl who has raised her voice, loud and clear, for the right of women’s access to education. Her defiant activism openly challenged the narrow minds of the Swat Valley Taliban in Pakistan, which for many years have carried a distorted message of Islam marginalizing the voice of women. [...]
Attorney Wilfredo Amr Ruiz is also a Muslim Chaplain and Political Analyst on the Middle East and Muslim World. He is a regular columnist at various newspaper and electronic media outlets in New York, Puerto Rico, and Spain. Ruiz is regularly interviewed and consulted at national and international media outlets on diverse issues on politics of the Middle East and the Muslim World, Islam and Christian-Muslim relations.