Prayer

June 21, 2017 - 6:32 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Andrea Jain, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (THE CONVERSATION) Invocations of Jesus, images of the cross and biblical scripture are unlikely to be what we envision...
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A police officer stands near floral tributes in Finsbury Park after an incident where a van struck pedestrians, in London, Monday June 19, 2017. British authorities and Islamic leaders moved swiftly to ease concerns in the Muslim community after a man plowed his vehicle into a crowd of worshippers outside a north London mosque early Monday, injuring at least nine people. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 19, 2017 - 4:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — The rash of deadly terror attacks that has rattled Britain in recent months took an ominous new turn on Monday as Muslim worshippers became targets during the holy month of Ramadan, mowed down by an attacker who plowed a van into a crowd leaving prayers at two mosques in north London...
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This photo provided by the Fairfax County Police Department shows Darwin Martinez Torres, of Sterling, Va. Martinez Torres was held on a murder charge Monday, June 19, 2017, in the slaying of a teenage Muslim girl who was attacked during a breakfast break from an all-night prayer session at her mosque. (Fairfax County Police Department via AP)
June 19, 2017 - 4:03 pm
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Police blamed "road rage" on Monday for the killing of a teenage Muslim girl who was attacked by a driver while walking with friends to her mosque between Ramadan prayers this weekend. The girl's father, Mohmoud Hassanen Aboras of Reston said he doesn't understand how this could...
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This photo provided by the Fairfax County Police Department shows Darwin Martinez Torres, of Sterling, Va. Martinez Torres was held on a murder charge Monday, June 19, 2017, in the slaying of a teenage Muslim girl who was attacked during a breakfast break from an all-night prayer session at her mosque. (Fairfax County Police Department via AP)
June 19, 2017 - 2:25 pm
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A 22-year-old Virginia man was held on a murder charge Monday in the slaying of a teenage Muslim girl who was attacked during a breakfast break from an all-night prayer session at her mosque. Darwin Martinez Torres of Sterling was arraigned in Fairfax County Juvenile and...
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This image provided by the Fairfax County Police Department shows Darwin A. Martinez Torres, 22, of Sterling, Va. Torres has been charged with murdering a 17-year-old Reston girl who was reported missing. (Fairfax County Police Department via AP)
June 19, 2017 - 12:25 pm
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A 22-year-old Virginia man was held on a murder charge Monday in the slaying of a teenage Muslim girl who was attacked during a breakfast break from an all-night prayer session at her mosque. Darwin Martinez Torres of Sterling was arraigned in Fairfax County Juvenile and...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives near the scene where a van struck pedestrians, in Finsbury Park, north London, Monday, June 19, 2017. London police, already stretched by a series of major incidents around the capital, are putting more officers on the street to reassure the public after a driver plowed into a crowd of people leaving a mosque early Monday. One man died at the scene and 10 people were injured. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 19, 2017 - 11:11 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The World Jewish Congress is condemning the attack on a crowd outside a London mosque, saying all people must "stand together to defend the critical values of tolerance and freedom that make...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives near the scene where a van struck pedestrians, in Finsbury Park, north London, Monday, June 19, 2017. London police, already stretched by a series of major incidents around the capital, are putting more officers on the street to reassure the public after a driver plowed into a crowd of people leaving a mosque early Monday. One man died at the scene and 10 people were injured. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 19, 2017 - 9:01 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local): 1:55 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May is visiting London's Finsbury Park Mosque, meeting with members of a community trying to come to terms with an attack in which a van barreled into a crowd...
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A police officer talks to local people at Finsbury Park in north London, where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday, June 19, 2017. A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
June 19, 2017 - 7:09 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Prime Minister Theresa May has responded to complaints from some in the Muslim community that police failed to quickly respond to the attack on the north London mosque and declare it...
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Emergency services and forensic officers gather on a road near Finsbury Park station after a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London, Monday June 19, 2017. A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
June 19, 2017 - 5:09 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a London crash in which a vehicle struck pedestrians (all times local): 10:10 a.m. London' police force have declined to explain why the person charged with attempted murder in the attack on pedestrians outside the Finsbury Park mosque was not immediately charged in...
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Emergency services and forensic officers gather on a road near Finsbury Park station after a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London, Monday June 19, 2017. A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
June 19, 2017 - 3:36 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a London crash in which a vehicle struck pedestrians (all times local): 8:30 a.m. London police say one suspect has been detained in an apparent early-morning attack on worshippers standing outside a mosque. Police say incident has all the "hallmarks" of a terrorist"...
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