RNS Morning Report: Billy Graham’s 100th; First Muslim women in Congress; Refugee caravan

President Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the IX Center, in Cleveland, on Nov. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Need to know: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Neighbors to the north

Trump’s presidency, ‘Christian supremacism’ criticized at Parliament of World Religions

Speakers at the major interfaith gathering in Toronto raised concerns about America's political climate, claiming Trump promotes "Christian supremacy." More from Religion News Service

America's pastor

Happy 100th Birthday, Billy Graham

Here are 10 quotes from the late preacher and those who knew and admired him over his 99 years of life. More from Religion News Service

Out of the frying pan

Canadian broadcaster offers to sponsor Christian woman spared death in Pakistan

Asia Bibi has been living in a safe house in Pakistan since being acquitted of blasphemy, unable to leave for fear of her life from Islamist mobs. More from Religion News Service


As first Muslim women head to Congress, balancing symbolism and service

It'd be easy for Rashida Tlaib to cast herself as primarily an opponent to the current administration. But she sees herself – and what she can do – as much more than that. More from Christian Science Monitor 🔒

Forging ahead

With help from people and the church in Mexico, refugee caravan pushes on

For weeks, the refugees have made headlines as a symbol of the grinding poverty and criminal violence in much of Central America. More from America magazine 🔒


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About the author

Aysha Khan

Aysha Khan is a Boston-based journalist reporting on American Muslims and millennial faith for RNS. Her newsletter, Creeping Sharia, curates news coverage of Muslim communities in the U.S. Previously, she was the social media editor at RNS.

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