Interfaith

Record Number Of Grants Awarded for Multi-faith Productions In 2011

January 14, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The San Francisco Chronicle/Vocus/PR Web

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/01/14/prweb8066703.DTL

Religion is an increasingly prominent topic in news and media today, but we often hear only the negative side of the story. Odyssey Networks seeks to tell the positive stories of faith in action around the globe, helping to present the voices of people of faith as they work...

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ShantiSeva In January: Advancing Peace And Harmony

January 14, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Hindu America Seva Charities

http://www.hinduamericanseva.org/Press-release/january-14-2011

Today, more than ever, we all need to advance peace and harmony. UtsavSeva, the signature program of Hindu American Seva Charities, supported by Hindu and Dharmic faith based and secular leaders, is promoting the understanding of ShantiSeva—or peace and harmony—across the United States—through...

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Presidential Proclamation - Religious Freedom Day

January 14, 2011

Author: Barack Obama

Source: The White House

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/01/14/presidential-proclamation-religious-freedom-day

Our Nation was founded on a shared commitment to the values of justice, freedom, and equality. On Religious Freedom Day, we commemorate Virginia's 1786 Statute for Religious Freedom, in which Thomas Jefferson wrote that "all men shall be free to profess,...

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KC’s Faith Leaders Expect Challenges to Continue In 2011

January 14, 2011

Author: Helen Gray

Source: The Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/2011/01/14/2584481/kcs-faith-leaders-expect-challenges.html

The Rev. Canon Susan Sommer of Grace & Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral recalls arriving in downtown Chicago on a commuter train on Sept. 11, 2001.

 

Police turned the train back, fearing the Sears Tower would be next after the New York tragedy earlier that day...

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Twelve Concrete Ways To Live A 'Compassionate Life'

January 10, 2011

Author: Staff Writer

Source: National Public Radio

http://www.npr.org/2011/01/10/132809627/concrete-ways-to-live-a-compassionate-life

From Confucius to Oprah, people have preached compassion for centuries. But how often is it put into practice? Karen Armstrong believes religion, which should advocate for compassionate living, is often part of the problem. In Twelve Steps To A Compassionate Life, she describes ways to...

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Habitat Home Will Be Interfaith Effort

January 10, 2011

Author: William K. Alcorn

Source: Vindy

http://www.vindy.com/news/2011/jan/10/habitat-home-will-be-interfaith-effort/

One of the four homes that Mahoning County Habitat for Humanity plans to build this year will be a collective effort involving Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Muslim and Baha’i groups.

 

“We hope to build our first interfaith home, the House of Abraham, this year,” said Monica...

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Military Chaplains Are Faith Mismatch for Personnel They Serve

January 9, 2011

Author: Tim Townsend

Source: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch

http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/faith-and-values/article_19c66ee6-82b8-59f7-b3d5-fd3cc05bc538.html

In the military, the chaplain serves as both a religious leader and a listener - ideally one who can assist military personnel of all faiths. A frequent refrain among chaplains is "chaplain to all, pastor to some."

 

But...

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