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Pope tells EU leaders to 'tear down walls,' embrace invaders

Pope Francis said Friday he dreamed of a Europe in which "being a migrant is not a crime", as he urged EU leaders to "tear down the walls" and build a fairer society. Invoking the memory of the EU founding fathers' pursuit of integration in the aftermath of World War II, the pontiff said they inspired because they had "dared to change radically the models" that had led to war.

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First Muslim Miss USA (2010) converts to Christianity

The woman who is believed to be the first ever Muslim winner of the Miss USA beauty pageant has reportedly converted to Christianity. According to the Middle Eastern news site Albawaba, Lebanese-American model Rima Fakih, who is believed to be the first Muslim woman to win the honor of Miss USA when she was crowned in 2010, gave her life to Christ last month ahead of her wedding.

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London appears close to electing first Muslim mayor

Sadiq Khan is poised to be elected as the first Muslim London Mayor this afternoon as live results show he has received about 45 per cent of first round votes. With the Labour candidate on course to a huge margin of victory, the Tory backlash over Zac Goldsmith's 'outrageous' campaign has already begun.  

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Graham: Threat of Islam not limited to Christians

Rev. Franklin Graham has recently spoken out against Islam, calling the religion a threat not just to Christians but also to all who do not believe in Allah. In a post on his official Facebook page, Rev. Graham warned that Osama bin Laden's death did not mark the end of America's war on terror, albeit it was a significant milestone.

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Pope Francis to Muslims: 'We are brothers'

Pope Francis received representatives of the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies, the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies from Jordan, this week. He described the Muslims as "brothers". The Catholic Church leader called for "building"  the Christian-Islamic dialogue with patience: "The work that they do, is a work of building."

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Trump doubles down on call to slow Muslim immigration

Donald Trump, in a Wednesday interview on “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, doubled down on his previous calls to stem the tide of Muslim immigration – calls that set him at fierce odds with civil-rights activists and pro-Muslim organizations – and said he didn’t care so much about hurting his presidential chances as about protecting America from danger.

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