The Association of Physicians of Pakistani descent of North America (APPNA) and Muslim Americans for Compassion (MAC), with the help of an amazing volunteer Father James Channan OP, distributed COVID-19 emergency relief packages in Yazman Mandi, near Bahawalpur, Pakistan, on July 7, 2020. These were delivered among local Christians, Muslims and Hindus in loving memory [...]
Dr. Muhammad Babar joined Mayor Greg Fischer's Day of Reflection event on June 1st. Thank you to the Mayor's Office and all of the compassionate speakers who took part in this event. Watch the full video here: https://www.facebook.com/MayorGregFischer/videos/655679891650537/
by Aaron Burch For 10 years, Interfaith Paths to Peace and Muslim Americans for Compassion have hosted an annual Interfaith Iftar Dinner for citizens of all backgrounds to break bread together and learn more about the holy month of Ramadan. These events have blossomed over the decade as community leaders and families from across the [...]
Muslim Americans For Compassion and Interfaith Paths to Peace invite you and your family to participate in the 10th Annual Interfaith Iftar Dinner… but this year online! 7:30 p.m. May 14, 2020 Iftar is a fast-breaking meal observed each evening at sundown during the holy month of Ramadan. The annual Interfaith Iftar Dinner is an opportunity for the whole [...]
Muslim Americans for Compassion (MAC) in collaboration with the Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (APPNA) sponsored hygiene supply kits to fight COVID19 and provide food to multiple families for the month of Ramadan on April 22, 2020. Thank you to all who took part in this process. Please view the following [...]
WHAS recently covered Ramadan's changes to a digital format due to COVID-19. Featuring an interview with Dr. Muhammad Babar, this news is a great update for the interfaith community within unprecedented times of change. To watch the full video, visit www.whas11.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/muslims-ramadan-coronavirus/417-70a72b46-5453-4390-96f8-a65a35c2fbf8.
Dr. Muhammad Babar recently spoke live on Facebook with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and representatives of numerous faiths across the city. Thank you to the Mayor for hosting this unique and important gathering of minds in a difficult time. Watch the full video here.
Via Wave3 News Interfaith leaders said Friday they are following the advice of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and other lawmakers to suspend services for now until more is known about the coronavirus' impact. “COVID-19 is different from any other former tragedy in that it spreads through crowds,” said Dr. Muhammad Babar, the Compassionate Louisville Chairman [...]
Dr. Muhammad Babar spoke on January 28th, 2020 at the Louisville Boat Club Literary Society about the spirit of “What It Means To Be An American.” He shared his journey from home to home, from his land of birth Pakistan to his adopted homeland of America. He mentioned that Islam and Muslims are not aliens [...]
The first meeting of the newly formed Muslim Jewish Advisory Council took place Tuesday, January 28th. Several Muslim Americans for Compassion board members were in attendance: Dr. Muhammad Babar, Ozair Shariff and Dr. Waqar Saleem. The event served as an introduction of the new members and perspectives, but also gave the opportunity for the forming [...]