Christianity

Archbishop Warns of Increasing Anti-Christian Sentiments

July 5, 2004

Source: Zenit

http://www.zenit.org/english/visualizza.phtml?sid=56387

On July 5, 2004 Zenit reported, "Muslim anger over the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq is leading to more discrimination against Christians in Pakistan, an archbishop warns. 'There is a lot of anger among Muslims here because of the war in Iraq,' said Archbishop Lawrence Saldanha of Lahore, during a recent visit to the Germany-based group Aid to the Church in Need. 'The general discrimination against...

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Muslims Strive for Political Organization Across Ethnic Lines in MD

July 5, 2004

Source: The Baltimore Sun

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/local/bal-te.md.muslims05jul05,0,680827.story

On July 5, 2004 The Baltimore Sun reported, "When Baltimore City Council candidate Melvin Bilal held a fund-raiser at a local mosque in May, the black Republican drew 250 fellow Muslim Americans, including immigrants from India, Pakistan and the Arab world. Among them was retailer Ahzar Ansari, originally from Karachi, who donated $1,000...

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Update: In Orland Park, Mayor Takes Stance for Tolerance

July 2, 2004

Source: The Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/southsouthwest/chi-0407020317jul02,1,660010.story

On July 2, 2004 The Chicago Tribune reported, "The mayor of Orland Park had planned to read about tolerance from Abraham Lincoln's second inaugural address at a church's 4th of July rally, but has backed out because he found objectionable comments made by the pastor about a proposed mosque...In a letter to Rev....

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Jewish Leaders Concerned with Growth of Anti-Semitism Among Latino Immigrants

July 1, 2004

Source: Catholic News Service

http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/0403648.htm

On July 1, 2004 Catholic News Service reported, "U.S. Jewish leaders met with Vatican officials in late June to raise what they consider a growing problem: anti-Semitism among Hispanic immigrants to the United States. According to surveys, new Hispanic arrivals in the United States are '44 percent infected' with anti-Semitic attitudes, reflecting lower sensitivity to the problem...

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Muslims and Mormons Create Solidarity in UT

July 1, 2004

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/01/national/01enclave.html

On July 1, 2004 The New York Times reported, "Given its overwhelmingly Mormon population, Utah might seem an unlikely place for Muslim immigrants from Iraq, Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo, Indonesia, Sudan and Pakistan. But the Muslim population of Utah has grown rapidly, to about 25,000, most of whom arrived in the last decade in the wake of conflicts around the world that in some cases...

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New U.N. Ambassador Sees Faith as Influential to Public Life

July 1, 2004

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/01/politics/01DANF.html

On July 1, 2004 The New York Times ran a feature story on John C. Danforth, Episcopal minister, former United States senator and newly-appointed American ambassador to the United Nations, and his views on religion and politics: "If the American voice at the United Nations is now to be a boldly faith-based one, it will probably run along the carefully parallel tracks on which Mr....

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Armenian Church of Atlanta

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Phone: 770-641-9267
Website: http://www.armenianchurchofatlanta.org
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Overview

The Armenian Apostolic Church, also known as the Armenian Orthodox Church, traces its origins to the earliest centuries of the Christian era. It belongs to the family of Oriental Orthodox Churches, which includes the Coptic, Ethiopian, Eritrean, Syriac, and Malankara (Indian)...
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Medhanealem Eritrean Orthodox Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 770-484-1322
Website: http://www.meotc.cjb.net
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Activities and Schedule

Saturday
5 - 6 P.M.: Evening Prayer
6 - 8 P.M.: Bible Study
Sunday
9 A.M.: Morning Prayer
10 A.M.: Divine Liturgy
The church also holds Sunday School for children and...
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St. Mary's Syrian Orthodox Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Contact Information

Address: 26 S.Williams Street, Winder, GA 30680
Website: http://www.stmaryschurchatlanta.com

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Overview

St. Mary's, the first Syrian Orthodox Church in metro Atlanta, belongs to the Malankara, or Indian, branch of the Syrian Church. Its parishioners are mostly first and second generation immigrants from the South Indian state of...
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Kidist Mariam Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 404-377-2238
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Overview

Kidist Mariam (St. Mary's) Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church is dedicated to meeting the spiritual, cultural, and economic needs of the thousands of Ethiopian immigrants living in the greater Atlanta area. It is deeply involved in community service, sponsoring programs in job training, youth education, family and financial counseling, and...
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St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Phone: 770-642-9727
Website: http://www.suscopts.org/stmaryatlanta
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Activities and Schedule

Wednesday
9:00-11:00 A.M.: Divine Liturgy
11:15-1:00 P.M.: Women's Bible Study
Thursday
7:30-9:00 P.M.: Arabic Youth Meeting
Friday
9:00-11:00 A.M.:...
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Christian Leaders Critical of Preposed Law Restricting Religious Conversions

June 29, 2004

Source: ABC Radio Australia

http://www.goasiapacific.com/news/GoAsiaPacificBNA_1143216.htm

On June 29, 2004 ABC Radio Australia reported, "Christian leaders in Sri Lanka say plans by the government to introduce a new law restricting religious conversions will violate personal freedoms and oppress minority religions. Sri Lanka's government says it wants to prevent churches from offering people inducements, such as money or employment, to change religion. Our...

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Interfaith Habitat for Humanity Build

June 28, 2004

Source: Thw Detroit News

http://www.detnews.com/2004/metro/0406/28/b01-196473.htm

On June 28, 2004 Thw Detroit News reported, "Side by side, more than 35 Muslims, Jews and Christians worked as one, climbing ladders to nail siding, slicing wood to frame windows and doors and offering a hand of support during the third annual 'Interfaith build,' organized by the National Conference for Community Justice. Victor Begg, who is Muslim, said different faiths need to do...

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Ghanaian Chief Appeals for Religious Tolerance, Interfaith Work in Africa

June 28, 2004

Source: afrol News

http://www.afrol.com/articles/13472

On June 28, 2004 afrol News reported, "Ghanaian Paramount Chief Togbe Afede XIV, has appealed for tolerance and reciprocal respect among Africa's peoples, saying conflict was one reason why the continent had grown poorer over the past 25 years. The regional leader of Ho-Asogli state in the Volta region, urged African governments to endeavour to strengthen peace by working toward a more equal and just society. In a candid...

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