Muslim TV Executive Found Guilty in Wife’s Beheading

(RNS) A former banking executive who helped launch the nation’s first Muslim television station faces 15 years to life in prison after a jury convicted him on Tuesday (Feb. 8) of murdering and decapitating his wife nearly two years ago. Muzzammil “Mo” Hassan, 46,...

Pope Condemns Vile Killing Outside Egyptian Church

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI denounced the “vile and murderous” New Year’s Day killing of 21 Egyptian Christians, and was rebuked by Egypt’s top Muslim cleric for an “unacceptable interference in Egypt’s affairs.” Benedict made his remarks on Sunday (Jan. 2)...

Turkish Church Fears Cover-up over Bishop’s Murder

WARSAW (RNS/ENInews) The head of Turkey’s Roman Catholic bishops conference has rejected medical findings that the man who brutally murdered his predecessor, Bishop Luigi Padovese, was insane. “The Turkish Justice Minister seemed quite sincere when he promised the...