Feisal Abdul Rauf
A group opposed to a planned mosque near Ground Zero has asked a judge to overturn New York City’s decision to withhold landmark status for the building site.
The nonprofit group controlled by the developer of the Islamic center said it supported Rauf’s work but needed someone who could spend more time on the nitty-gritty task of building a congregation.
The nonprofit group Park51 announced Friday that it had named a new imam to lead religious programing. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf will focus on other initiatives.
The debate over the proposed mosque and community center at Ground Zero was heating up once more Tuesday.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf will be joined at the 1 p.m. ecumenical Thanksgiving prayer service Wednesday by a minister and a rabbi.
NEW YORK (CBS 2) – Bedbugs are biting the imam who was looking to build the controversial community center near Ground Zero. Feisal Abdul Rauf is facing a temporary receivership for his New Jersey apartment […]
A Union City apartment building owned by Feisal Abdul Rauf has been put into temporary custodial receivership due to code violations.
Daisy Khan said Sunday that her life and that of her husband, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf were “under threat.”
The event was intended to address both the Park51 project and a perceived rise in anti-Muslim sentiments and rhetoric that has accompanied the nationwide debate over the project.
It wasn’t clear whether the group will emerge with a firm endorsement of the proposed center. The meeting’s primary purpose was to talk about ways to combat religious bigotry.
The wife of the imam who wants to build a mosque near Ground Zero said repairs were under way.
A judge has demanded that the imam who wants to build a mosque near Ground Zero produce documents proving he is fixing alleged problems at 2 Union City buildings he owns.
He called for a one week moratorium on the controversial debate.
Rauf returns at a time of increased worry over just where the money for Park51 is coming from.
Despite assurances from its developer, an overwhelming number of New Yorkers want prosecutors to keep tabs on the financing for the proposed mosque and cultural center near Ground Zero.
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