As Chicagoans turn their gaze to the sky this weekend they'll be greeted by the following message: “Give Blood---Save Lives---Muslims for Life.”The message will be on a banner trailing from a plane, with over a million people watching Chicago’s 53rd annual Air and Water show.The group behind the ban
Chicago-area Muslims say they've got an additional focus during the holy month of Ramadan - the environment.Officials with the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago launched several green initiatives Monday, the first day of the Islamic month marked by fasting and p
For centuries, Islamic scholars have said that Muslim women must cover their hair. But many Muslim women don't.There are about 1 million Muslim women in America; 43 percent of them wear headscarves all the time, according to the Pew Research Center.
Alison Cuddy hosted a roundtable discussion reviewing the top religion stories of the year. She was joined by Chicago Tribune religion reporter Manya Brachear and DePaul University religious studies professor Scott Paeth.