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in Articles May 25, 2018

Ramadan 2018: Diversity Is the Key to Community Success

Ramadan is well upon us, which means that here at FFfL we are enjoying a period of self-control, religious observance and charity. It’s also a time that we reflect upon what we are thankful for. For us, that includes being thankful for living in a diverse, tolerant society that accepts everyone into the community –… Read more

in Articles June 21, 2017

Interfaith

The Rise of Interfaith Solidarity on Social Media

 For many Christians, Lent is a time for reflection, prayer and self denial. ‘I’m giving up XYZ for Lent’ is a typical refrain heard during the period, as people abstain from their vices to reflect the 40 days Jesus spent fasting in the desert. In an excellent show of interfaith solidarity, the last few years… Read more

in Articles May 26, 2017

Muslim

This is How Much Money British Muslims Donate to Charity During Ramadan

Ramadan donations funded honeybee farms in Pakistan in 2016. Credit: Charity Commission. Last summer, a notoriously unpleasant red-top columnist wrote of his objection to a female Muslim journalist covering the recent Nice terror attack. In an effort to redress the damaging impact of his comment, a woman in Wales tweeted out the kind of information… Read more