Religious

Some parents are alarmed that participants in a Jackson Heights, Queens soccer camp are receiving religious messages. (Credit: CBS 2)

Some Parents Alarmed By Prayer And Religion At Queens Soccer Camp

Some parents said a no-cost soccer camp in Queens has a catch – lessons about God are slipped in as part of the program.

08/01/2014

Vandals used red paint on a series of religious locations in Bay Ridge on July 30, 2013. (credit: Handout)

Police Question Suspect In Religious Vandalism In Bay Ridge

Statues were covered in red paint, and the word “No” was painted on doors of various locations.

07/30/2013

The site of a proposed mosque is seen in New York, NY - May 25, 2010 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Sides Present Arguments Over Planned NYC Mosque

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.

03/16/2011

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (Credit: AP)

Key Backer Of Ground Zero Mosque Takes Lesser Role

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.

01/15/2011

A rendering of the Park 51 Islamic cultural center - Credit: SOMA Architects

‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Gets New Imam

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.

01/14/2011