MPAC’s Jewish Allies Help Spin its Record

by (@RyanMauro) October 29, 2013

The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) is a group with a sordid history, though it has toned down its language in recent years. It is because of this history that the Anti-Defamation League listed MPAC as one of the top 10 anti-Israel groups in 2013. MPAC responded, with the help of Jewish allies, by framing its anti-Israel agenda as “working for peace.”

Interfaith Event Teaches That U.S. Is ‘Aiding’ Oppression

by (@TheIRD) May 20, 2013

By Ryan Mauro (@RyanMauro) The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) returned to All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, California on May 5 to address the topic of radicalization in the wake of the Boston bombings. The church leader said there is a “crisis” of “Islamophobia” in America. MPAC denounced violence but said terrorism is a […]

President Obama Meets with Hezbollah-Defending Groups ahead of Mideast Trip

by (@TheIRD) March 13, 2013

By Ryan Mauro (@Ryan Mauro) On Monday, President Obama prepared for his trip to the Middle East by meeting with around 10 Muslim and Arab officials that provided him with “recommendations.” The attendees included representatives from the Muslim Public Affairs Council and the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, two anti-Israel groups with a record of pro-Hezbollah advocacy. […]

All Saints Pasadena Rector Condemns “Evangelical Zionism,” Israel

by (@TheIRD) January 3, 2013

By Ryan Mauro (@RyanMauro) On December 15, All Saints Episcopal Church of Pasadena hosted the annual convention of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, a group with Muslim Brotherhood origins and a controversial past. The question of why All Saints would collaborate with this specific group persisted. The answer came during the event when Reverend Ed […]

Christian Post Quotes Mark Tooley’s Article on MPAC

by (@TheIRD) December 10, 2012

By Katherine Weber An Episcopal church in Pasadena, Calif., has been receiving a rash of hate emails for opening its doors to participants of the upcoming Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) Convention in December. The Rev. Ed Bacon of All Saints Episcopal Church told CBS Los Angeles that the emails are “toxic stuff,” ranging from “scapegoating Muslims, […]

Muslims, Episcopalians, and Diversity Dreams

by (@TheIRD) December 7, 2012

By Mark Tooley On December 15 the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) will have its annual convention at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, a prominent liberal parish within the increasingly liberal Episcopal denomination. It’s the first time MPAC has convened at a church. Last week a younger writer on national security issues named Ryan […]

All Saints’ Pasadena Responds to MPAC Controversy

by (@JeffreyHWalton) December 5, 2012

For those that missed it, IRD writer Ryan Mauro recently authored a piece in which he criticized the decision of All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, California to host the upcoming December 15 convention of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC). Mauro cites connections between MPAC and Islamist groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood as […]

California Church to Become Site of Islamist Convention

by (@TheIRD) November 30, 2012

By Ryan Mauro The Muslim Public Affairs Council’s choice of location for its 12th Annual Convention on December 15 is telling: The All Saints Episcopal Church of Pasadena, California. The group, founded by Muslim Brotherhood followers, says this is the “next step in its mission by crossing the interfaith line.” Yet again, the Islamists are […]