Pope Francis celebrates mass on his 80th birthday Play

Pope Francis celebrates mass on his 80th birthday

Pope Francis turned 80 on Saturday, 17 December. He celebrated his birthday by presiding over a mass for 60 cardinals in the Pauline Chapel.Well-wishers can send the pontiff birthday greetings in seven languages, using email addresses created by the Vatican. Dec 17, 2016
Muslim leaders carry out mission to uncover harsh reality of Isis in Iraq Play

Muslim leaders carry out mission to uncover harsh reality of Isis in Iraq

An international delegation of Muslim leaders has returned from the frontlines of the battle against the Islamic State in Iraq to share with their communities in Britain, the US and Malaysia the cold, hard reality of life under the militant group.The three member delegation: Shaykh Muhammad Umar ibn Ramadhan from the Ramadhan Foundation in the UK, General Tan Sri Azumi from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Malaysia and Mohammed Khan from the King Fahad Mosque in Los Angeles spent a week in Iraq visiting areas of the country liberated from the Islamic State and meeting religious, political and military officials. Dec 16, 2016