Christianity

Rev. Franklin Graham Continues Pattern of Publicly Defaming Islam

August 8, 2002

Source: The Washington Times

http://www.washingtontimes.com/national/20020808-13967463.htm

On August 8, 2002 The Washington Times featured an article on the continuing anti-Muslim public statements of Rev. Franklin Graham. "The 50-year-old evangelist - the fourth child of the Rev. Billy Graham... is making his dislike of certain Islamic practices known far and wide. The other night on Fox News' 'Hannity and Colmes,' he said the Koran preaches violence... After...

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Controversy over Required Reading on Islam at University of North Carolina

August 7, 2002

Source: The Washington Post

On August 7, 2002, The Washington Post reported that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "is asking all 3,500 incoming freshmen to read a book about Islam and [now] finds itself besieged in federal court and across the airwaves by Christian evangelists and other conservatives... The university chose 'Approaching the Qur'an: The Early Revelations'... because of intense interest in Islam since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks...   To the university's faculty and some students, the dispute is about upholding UNC's...

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Controversy over Required Reading on Islam at University of North Carolina

August 7, 2002

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A57379-2002Aug7.html

On August 7, 2002, The Washington Post featured an editorial by Prof. Michael Sells. "The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, is being sued for assigning my book, Approaching the Qur'an: The Early Revelations, as required summer reading for first-year students... The plaintiffs charge that UNC indoctrinates students with deceptive claims about the...

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Editorial Addresses Criticisms of Interfaith Events and an Alternative

August 4, 2002

Source: The Providence Journal-Bulletin

On August 4, 2002 The Providence Journal-Bulletin featured an editorial response by Charles Haynes, of the First Amendment Center, to recent criticisms of Interfaith events. "In the long shadow of Sept. 11, Americans are rediscovering what most of the world has never forgotten: religious differences matter... In reality, for most Jews, Christians, Muslims and others, it does matter what you believe... Ignoring religious differences doesn't work... [The] alternative is for Americans to address religious differences...

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Interfaith Group Builds Houses in Atlanta

August 3, 2002

Source: The Atlanta Journal and Constitution

On August 3, 2002 The Atlanta Journal and Constitution reported that "for the next seven Sundays, an interfaith group of 400 Baha'i, Baptist, Episcopal, Jewish, Methodist, Muslim, Seventh-day Adventist and Unitarian congregation members will build a house on behalf of Atlanta Habitat for Humanity... They also are getting to know each other... Habitat started building interfaith houses a couple of years ago, but nothing as inclusive as this project, said Larrie Martin, executive director for Atlanta Habitat...

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National Council of Churches Joins Muslim Groups in Call for Interfaith Memorials

August 2, 2002

Source: The Patriot News

On August 2, 2002 The Patriot News reported that "both the National Council of Churches and a coalition of American Muslim groups are calling for interfaith observances on Sept. 11... The council of churches, representing primarily mainline Protestant and Orthodox denominations, urged [its members] to 'commemorate the tragic terrorist events of last fall in a constructive way that would broaden interfaith understanding, and to return the hospitality many mosques offered Christians after last fall's attacks.'"

Our Lady of Redemption Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2006.

Phone: 810-751-6017
Website: http://www.olrmelkite.com
The research was conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

History

Our Lady of Redemption Melkite Catholic Church is located in Warren, Michigan, a Macomb County working-and middle-class suburb north of Detroit. The church was established in 1929, and at that time was located...
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Appeals Court Rules "Under God" in Pledge of Allegiance Unconstitutional

July 31, 2002

Source: The Associated Press

http://www.freedomforum.org/templates/document.asp?documentID=16657

On July 31, 2002, The Associated Press reported that "Attorneys general from 48 states and two territories are calling on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its decision that declared the Pledge of Allegiance unconstitutional... In a letter to the Court of Appeals, the attorneys general said the decision is legally flawed and the matter...

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California City Brings Together Leaders of Diverse Faiths to Dedicate National Motto

July 29, 2002

Source: The Bakersfield Californian

http://www.bakersfield.com/local/story/1505644p-1623213c.html

On July 29, 2002 The Bakersfield Californian reported that in Bakersfield, California "a ceremony in the council chambers will formally dedicate... 'In God We Trust'... the words that were mounted last week above the city seal behind the council dais... And representatives of the city's Islamic, Buddhist, Sikh, Hindu, Jewish, American Indian, Catholic and...

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St. Leonard's of Port Maurice Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 2 July 2014.

Phone: 617-523-2110
Website: http://saintleonardchurchboston.org
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Activities and Schedule

Masses in Italian: Sunday 10:15 A.M., Monday through Saturday 9:00 A.M.; Masses in English Saturday 5:00 P.M., Sunday 9:00 A.M. and Noon, Monday through Friday 12:05 P.M.

History

St. Leonard's Church, founded in 1873, is the first Roman Catholic church in New England built by Italian immigrants. Located...

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St. Mary's Antiochian Orthodox Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 5 August 2002.

Phone: 734-422-0010
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History and Description

St. Mary's Orthodox Church is a parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. The church was established on February 13, 1972, seven days after its pastor, Father George Shaloub, was...
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Most Holy Redeemer Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2006.

Phone: 313-842-3450
Website: http://www.mostholyredeemer.net
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The research was conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

History

Holy Redeemer parish, located in southwest Detroit, was founded in 1880 to serve the scattered Irish and German Catholics living in the area that was then known as...
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St. Matthew's and St. Joseph's Episcopal Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2006.

Phone: 313-871-4750
Website: http://www.mattyjoe.edomi.org
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The research was conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

History

In 1971 two historic Detroit churches united to form the new St. Matthew's and St. Joseph's Episcopal Church. St. Matthew's had been a historically black parish and St...
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Korean Seventh Day Adventist Church

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2006.

Phone: 734-718-2617
Website: http://www.misda.org/church.cfm/detroitkorean
The research was conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

Description

The Korean Seventh-Day Adventist Church is located in Livonia, a middle-class suburb west of Detroit. The church's location is on a main road that is lined with restaurants and shops,...
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Appeals Court Rules "Under God" in Pledge of Allegiance Unconstitutional

July 26, 2002

Source: The San Francisco Chronicle

On July 26, 2002, The San Francisco Chronicle reported that the State of California "appealed the Pledge of Allegiance case Thursday, telling a federal appeals court that school children's vow of loyalty to 'one nation under God' is not a religious invocation... The federal government and the Elk Grove Unified School District, where the case arose, are also planning appeals."

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