We have scarcely skimmed the surface of violence and intolerance to Christians in Muslims worlds. If it should continue at its present rate, Christianity will very soon be completely eradicated in its homeland.
In July of 2012, the Islamic Society of North America convened a small multilateral forum of scholars in Mauritania to discuss challenges faced by religious minorities in Muslim-majority communities around the world.
We often lose sight of the fact that other people, other cultures, have traditions and holidays and festivities that, while different from the ones we may celebrate ourselves at home, are the same in so many ways.
Amid increasing calls to enforce a misunderstood concept of sharia by the clergy in Pakistan and other Muslim countries like Indonesia, reports such as Transparency International's should give those proponents pause.
Already, thousands of our readers have signed a letter and contacted the White House urging a new way forward in Afghanistan. I encourage you to read it and to endorse this message if you have not done so already.