ORLAND PARK - Last week, Orland Park Library hosted a panel of Muslims that argued their religion's tolerance for those who don't agree with their faith. A Chicago Tribune video showed how emotional the panel's discussion turned at times when audience members questioned the Muslim religion's intentions. (Video below)
Across the world, a whole other side of the Islam faith showed as an appeals court in Iran reaffirmed the conviction and eight-year sentence of an American Christian pastor, his wife and supporters said Monday.
The decision to reject Saeed Abedini’s appeal came Sunday from a two-judge panel of the Tehran Court of Appeals, according to the American Center for Law and Justice, which defends human rights and religious freedom.