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Members Of Burned Missouri Mosque Look To An Uncertain Future

Religion News Service | Kellie Kotraba | Posted 09.15.2012 | Religion

JOPLIN, Mo. (RNS) When the mosque here on the outskirts of town burned to the ground on Aug. 6, the imam's 4-year-old son knew what to do. He wante...

Traumatic Events, Community and Culture: Media Mental Health Coverage of Sikh Temple Terror and Joplin Mosque Has Fallen Short

Sheela Raja, PhD | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Sheela Raja, PhD

Purely psychological answers are not enough to promote long-term recovery in communities after hate crimes. The media needs to talk about the role of education, advocacy and activism as ways that communities can heal after traumatic events that involve hate.

Another Miracle In Joplin: $250,000 Raised To Replace Burned Mosque

Randy Turner | Posted 10.13.2012 | Religion
Randy Turner

Again, the people of Joplin, people of all faiths, banded together to show the Islamic community its support, showing that the miracle of the human spirit is alive and well in Joplin.

Rabbi: 'Hate Crimes Betrayal Of The Promise Of America'

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 08.10.2012 | Religion

(RNS) A group of interfaith leaders Thursday (Aug. 9) exhorted Americans to do more than pray for better times. Representing seven different faith ...

Two Fires Hit Same Mosque In ONE MONTH

AP | MARIA SUDEKUM | Posted 10.06.2012 | Religion

JOPLIN, Mo. — A mosque in southwest Missouri burned to the ground early Monday in the second fire to hit the Islamic center in little more than ...