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Central New York, Religion

Two Syracuse Catholics Offer Support to Islamic Society of CNY

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Following the horrific attacks in Paris this past weekend, negativity surrounding the Islamic faith is at an all-time high. While the Islamic Society of Central New York has had to deal with “islamophobia” before, some politicians and media outlets only perpetuate the negative connotation surrounding the religion. At a town hall meeting in South Carolina […]

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Central New York, Religion

Muslims Fight Stereotypes And Misconceptions After Terrorist Attacks

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By Hunter Sáenz SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With hashtags like #stopIslam trending on social media moments after the terrorist attacks in Paris, many Muslims once again find themselves having to defend and explain their faith. Many of those who lashed out online, using such hashtags, blame all Muslims for the deadly attacks–even  though the principles […]

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Syracuse Mosque Reacts to ISIS

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By: Kali Fisher, Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)- The fighting over in Iraq and Syria isn’t something new to the Middle East or America. It’s something that has gone on for years but only recently did it start escalating again. For the past four months the U.S. has been fighting what many refer to as ISIS or […]

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