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Members of burned Missouri mosque look to an uncertain future
Originally Posted: 01/10/2013 - 2:44pm | Type: Press

September 13, 2012 Sojo in the News Kellie Kotraba ...

Members of Destroyed Joplin Mosque Face Uncertain Future
Originally Posted: 09/14/2012 - 7:51am | Type: Blog

There’s no timeline for construction yet, and no structural plans. The basic need is a worship space, but the old building also had areas for teaching and social activities. JOPL ...

Ad Campaign Calls on Christians to 'Love Your Neighbors' of All Faiths
Originally Posted: 08/21/2012 - 4:21pm | Type: Blog

As a result of generous contributions, Sojourners not only took out an ad in The Joplin Globe, but also erected billboards with the same message both in Joplin and Oak Creek, Wis., near the Sikh gurudwara. The ...

Muslims Brace For Tense Holiday
Originally Posted: 08/17/2012 - 9:28am | Type: Blog

Following attacks on seven U.S. mosques in the last two weeks, including three attacks last weekend, many Muslim Americans are approaching the end of Ramadan on Aug. 19 under a cloud of fear as Muslim groups t ...

An Open Letter to the People of Joplin
Originally Posted: 08/13/2012 - 8:42am | Type: Blog

Continue to share with one another the pain and sorrow, the joys and triumphs that bind us together in a common humanity. The first violence happened on May 22, 2011 when a torna ...

Faith Leaders Urge Americans to Combat Attacks on Religious Minorities
Originally Posted: 08/10/2012 - 8:06am | Type: Blog

A group of faith leaders Thursday exhorted Americans to do more than pray for better times. A group of faith leaders Thursday exhorted Americans to do more than pray for better t ...

Joplin Mosque Destroyed in Blaze; Second Fire This Summer
Originally Posted: 08/09/2012 - 1:29pm | Type: Blog

A Joplin, Mo., mosque has again been the target of a "suspicious" fire, according to the Joplin Globe. The Islamic Society of Joplin reported on Monday the second fire this summer — this one engulfin ...

Loving our Muslim Neighbors
Originally Posted: 07/31/2012 - 10:51am | Type: Blog

More than 5,500 of you signed a petition asking the DOJ to investigate hate crimes against a Joplin, Mo., mosque. But we don’t have to stop there. A few weeks ago, we asked you to ...