US Evangelicals are influential in Africa, but African church members focus on building schools and hospitals, and interfaith dialogue, rather than the Rev. Terry Jones's burning of sacred books.
A Christian Science perspective: Understanding that God's love extends to all people, even those whose actions one may despise, lifts thought to prayer and compassion.
The violent reaction to Terry Jones burning the Quran at his tiny Florida church continued to spread Saturday, and with it questions about freedom of expression with murderous results.
Protests over Terry Jones's Quran burning spread to the southern city of Kandahar Saturday. By contrast, there was little popular reaction to recent photos of US soldiers posing with the bodies of Afghans they had killed for sport.
At least 20 UN staff members were killed in northern Afghanistan when a protest over a Quran burning overseen by pastor Terry Jones turned into a violent mob.
A look at the global state of free speech.
Pastor Terry Jones may have ‘suspended’ plans to burn copies of the Quran at the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla., on 9/11, but the controversial Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., says it will.
While many Egyptian leaders spoke out about the Quran-burning event, Muslims here largely recognize that most Americans don't support such actions.
Imam Muhammad Musri is comfortable brokering interfaith dialogue, but in his bid to stop Florida pastor Terry Jones from burning Qurans on Saturday, he has waded into a controversy with global repercussions.