Professor Facing Termination Over Views On Islam Not Backing DownA defiant Wheaton College professor facing termination for stating Christians and Muslims worship the same God answered her critics Wednesday, and questioned whether the school is living up to its own Christian mission.
Wheaton College Begins Effort To Fire Christian Professor For Comment On IslamOfficials of a Christian college in suburban Chicago on Tuesday said they have begun efforts to fire a professor who was placed on leave after asserting that Christians and Muslims worship the same God.
Local Civic Leaders Denounce Anti-Muslim, Anti-Refugee RhetoricCivic leaders and representatives of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities came together today to denounce the anti-Muslim, anti-refugee sentiment that has been picking up steam around the country.
College Suspends Hijab-Wearing Professor Who Said Muslims And Christians Worship "Same God"A Wheaton College professor who recently started wearing a hijab in a show of support for Muslims, has been suspended by the evangelical Christian school, after stating on Facebook that Christians and Muslims worship the same God.
Chicago Islamic Groups: Nigerian Kidnappers Not Real MuslimsChicago area Islamic groups were coming together Thursday to express their collective outrage at a crime that has horrified the world; the kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls by a terrorist group in Nigeria.
Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East ProtestsPresident Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.
Walsh Appears Before Muslim Audience, Stands By 'Radical Islam' RemarksU.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) told a largely Muslim-American audience in west suburban Lombard Friday night that he is standing by controversial remarks most of them interpreted as anti-Muslim.
Quinn Addresses Muslims, Signs Law To Aid Students Gov. Pat Quinn is calling for respect and tolerance of religious differences as Muslims mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Survey: Illinois Is One Of The Most Religiously Diverse StatesNew numbers are out concerning religious affiliation.
McCarthy Pledges No NYPD-Style Spying On MuslimsFor the first time in public, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy promised his department will never conduct blanket surveillance of Muslims like the New York Police Department did in Newark, N.J., when he was chief there.
Islamic-American Group: Link Between 9/11, Muslim Religion Must StopThe head of a local Islamic-American organization says that after this year, except for remembering its victims, it’s time for America to move on from the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Ruling Delayed On Proposed DuPage County MosqueProposals for a mosque near Willowbrook remain up in the air. The DuPage County Board Tuesday sent the mosque proposal back to committee for further discussion.