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In Wake of Three Incidents of Vandalism, Muslim Community of Adelanto Hopes For Healing

June 30, 2005

Source: Daily Press

http://www.vvdailypress.com/2005/112013682018434.html

On June 30, 2005 the Daily Press reported, "On June 3 the [United Islamic Youth Organization's mosque in north Adelanto] was burned to the ground � arson is suspected. On June 19 two teenagers, 18 and 16 years old, were arrested for suspicion of shooting at buildings on the grounds and re-igniting the remnants of the leveled mosque. Local authorities, the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol,...

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Hindu University of America Announces Award of First Doctoral Degree

June 30, 2005

Source: Hindu University of America

http://www.hindu-university.edu/graduation-june2005.htm

On June 30, 2005 a Hindu University Press Release reported, "On Saturday, June 25, 2005 the Hindu University of America located in Orlando, Florida, hosted the third Graduation Commencement. This particular graduation made history with both Master and Doctoral degrees awarded. First ever of its kind, the degree of Doctor of Hindu Studies in 'Yoga Philosophy...

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Influx of Asians Brings Increasing Numbers of Buddhists

June 30, 2005

Source: Pacific News Service

http://news.pacificnews.org/news/view_article.html?article_id=320e4c1a1c6f1472fc411fd6db0b92af

On June 30, 2005 Pacific News Service reported, "In West Sydney, the smoke one sees drifting over from a neighbor’s fence may not be the shrimp sizzling on the old barbie, but drifting incense. Buddhism is rising fast here in the land Down Under, and is now the second-largest religion after...

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Wiccan Getting Silent Treatment After Great Falls Court Battle

June 30, 2005

Source: The Herald

http://www.heraldonline.com/local/story/4987993p-4556234c.html

On June 30, 2005 The Herald reported, "Many town residents were talking Wednesday about their support for the Town Council in its efforts to name Jesus Christ in meeting prayers. At church, around town, in restaurants and in gas stations, people were talking about the case that pitted resident Darla Wynne against the council, which had, before the suit, invoked Jesus' name in...

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School Located on Gurdwara Premises Demolished

June 30, 2005

Source: The Tribune

http://www.tribuneindia.com/2005/20050701/nation.htm#25

On June 30, 2005 The Tribune reported, "Demolition of the school structure, perhaps, that’s not what the Khalsa Boys’ Primary School authorities would expect in its diamond jubilee year. But, that’s what the school, established in 1930 on the premises of Gurdwara Bangla Sahib got as a gift from the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC). Guru Harkishan Girls...

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Hindu American Foundation Condemns Defamation of Hinduism in San Francisco Chronicle

June 30, 2005

Source: Hindu American Foundation

http://www.hinduamericanfoundation.org/Content/Campaigns/campaigns_protests_defamation_letter.html

On June 30, 2005 the Hindu American Foundation wrote a letter to the Editor of the San Francisco Chronicle reacting to the following statement made in a June 30th column by Jon Carroll: "In the conservative Hindu belief system that has been sweeping India for a decade, rape is...

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British Medical Association Backs Use of Sterile Hijabs and Turbans by Doctors in Surgery

June 30, 2005

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/medicine/story/0,11381,1517680,00.html

On June 30, 2005 The Guardian reported, "Hospitals should provide a new range of sterile headwear to allow doctors to observe religious traditions without risking the spread of MRSA and other infections, the BMA decided yesterday. They should include 'theatre hijabs' made from material that could be easily sterilised, allowing Muslim women doctors to cover their faces...

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Muslim and Christian Women Participate in Dialogue Group in South Bend

June 30, 2005

Source: South Bend Tribune

http://www.southbendtribune.com/stories/2005/06/30/faith.20050630-sbt-MICH-D1-Fruitful.sto

On June 30, 2005 the South Bend Tribune reported, "They call themselves the Muslim/Christian Women's Dialogue Group and take turns meeting on the third Tuesday of each month at either the Islamic Society of Michiana, 3310 Hepler St., or Little Flower Catholic Church, 54191 N. Ironwood Road. About 30 women from the...

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