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About 200 people attended an inter-faith prayer service honouring those killed in Sunday's attack on a Quebec City mosque.

Multi-faith prayer service held in Saskatoon for mosque shooting victims

By 650 CKOM January 31, 2017 - 7:52am Updated: January 31, 2017 - 7:55am

People from multiple faiths prayed together Monday night in Saskatoon in the wake of Sunday's deadly shooting at a Quebec City mosque.

Shabir Mia was among about 200...

His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the fifth Khalifa – or Caliph – of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, visited Saskatoon on Tuesday.

Ahmadiyaa Caliph shares message of 'true Islam' in Saskatoon

By Daniella Ponticelli November 1, 2016 - 3:31pm Updated: November 2, 2016 - 8:42am

In the quiet halls of Prairieland Park, families lined up for a rare chance to meet a revered religious leader.  

His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the fifth...

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada is sending a mobile display around Canada in effort to provide more information about Islam.

Muslim group touring Canada to raise awareness, denounce hate

By JT Marshall August 12, 2016 - 4:10pm Updated: August 12, 2016 - 4:11pm

A Muslim group denouncing hate is touring the country with a mobile exhibit to get their message out.

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada  stopped in Saskatoon Thursday to...

University of Regina summer camp offers opportunities for refugee kids.

University of Regina camp for refugees splits boys and girls for swimming

By Sarah Mills August 2, 2016 - 6:33am Updated: August 2, 2016 - 7:22am

The University of Regina is offering Syrian refugee children the chance to enjoy the Canadian experience of summer camp, with a few changes to accommodate religion.


The new Archbishop for Regina, Don Bolen, on July 11 2016

New archbishop comes to Regina

By Michael Joel-Hansen July 11, 2016 - 9:38pm Updated: July 12, 2016 - 11:45am

A new archbishop is taking the reins of the Archdiocese in Regina.

On Friday, Don Bolen was named to the seat by Pope Francis. He will officially assume his role in the...

Hospital bed.

Sask. religious leaders call for better palliative care in wake of assisted death law

By Adriana Christianson June 21, 2016 - 6:15pm Updated: June 21, 2016 - 6:15pm

Catholic bishops, Christian pastors, Muslim imams and Jewish rabbis were among the religious leaders who all came together at the Saskatchewan Legislature on Wednesday to raise...

File photo of Muslims gathered for Eid al Fitr prayers at a mosque in Saskatoon.

Muslims in Regina fast for Ramadan on longest day of the year

By Michael Joel-Hansen June 20, 2016 - 6:08pm Updated: June 20, 2016 - 6:15pm

It is the first day of summer and the longest day of the year, but the day may especially feel like a long one for some of Regina's Muslim citizens who are celebrating Ramadan...

Inside the Saskatchewan legislature.

Muslim MLA has no problem with Christian prayer in Sask. legislature

By Sarah Mills May 3, 2016 - 2:54pm Updated: May 3, 2016 - 4:05pm

Saskatchewan's first Muslim MLA is taking no issue with the opening Christian prayer in the legislature.

The Regina branch of the Centre for Public Inquiry has handed in...

Inside the Saskatchewan legislature.

Regina group petitions to remove prayer from Sask. legislature

By Sarah Mills May 2, 2016 - 4:17pm Updated: May 2, 2016 - 4:30pm

The Regina branch of the Canadian Centre for Inquiry is hoping to get the prayer removed from the daily proceedings at the Saskatchewan legislature.

The group presented...

Archbishop Murray Chatlain said the La Loche community needs continuous support to heal in the wake of the deadly school shooting.

Archbishop calls for calm, healing amid grieving La Loche community

By Lasia Kretzel and Bryn Levy January 24, 2016 - 2:32pm Updated: May 4, 2016 - 6:34pm

The archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Keewatin–Le Pas told a packed La Loche church Sunday morning that now is the time for the community to remain united and...

File photo of classroom in Saskatchewan.

Moose Jaw mom speaks out over Lord's Prayer at public school

By Alex Docking January 14, 2016 - 6:10pm Updated: January 14, 2016 - 6:15pm

A controversy is brewing over the Lord’s Prayer which is recited each morning at Lindale elementary school in Moose jaw.

One parent is not happy about it.


Hajj celebration at Praireland Park in Saskatoon on September 24th, 2015.

Hajj tragedy hits close to home for Saskatoon's Muslim community

By Brent Bosker September 24, 2015 - 1:33pm Updated: September 24, 2015 - 4:39pm

This year's celebration of Hajj took on a more somber feeling for Saskatoon's Muslim community following the tragedy in the holy city of Mecca

Over 5,000 Muslims...