Interfaith

Youth Drama Tackles Religious Tolerance In Lebanon

October 1, 2010

Author: Catherine Batruni

Source: The Daily Star/Lebanon News

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_ID=1&article_ID=119879&categ_id=1#axzz11gHuzwiV

“Kilna Bil Hayy” (“All of us in the neighborhood”) is a weekly Lebanese television drama that tells the story of six children who live in the same neighborhood and attend the same school.

 

The children are...

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India Less Tense After Court Verdict On Holy Site

October 1, 2010

Author: Biswajeet Banerjee

Source: The Washington Post

Wire Service: AP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/30/AR2010093000523.html

Schools, shops and businesses reopened Friday as fears of violence ebbed in northern India following a court order to divide a disputed holy site between the Hindu and Muslim communities.

Thousands of government forces...

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Third Anniversary of Buddhist Monk Massacre In Myanmar Commemorated

September 28, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel/Asia News

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=43,9555,0,0,1,0

Politicians, human rights activists and religious leaders took part in a peaceful sit-in in front of the Myanmar Embassy in Colombo yesterday. They called on the world not to forget, highlighting the difficulties democracy encounters in Sri Lanka itself.

 

Human rights activists, lawmakers and religious...

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Hindus Help Rebuild Mosque In Karnataka Village

September 28, 2010

Author: Vincent D'Souza

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/6639377.cms?frm=mailtofriend

As the nation anxiously awaits one mosque verdict, villagers in Karnataka's Gadag district have made their judgment clear as far as their local mosque is concerned. The spirited folk of Purtageri, a village around 500km from Bangalore, dissolved religious lines to come together and rebuild a mosque...

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Basic Religion Test Stumps Many Americans

September 28, 2010

Author: Laurie Goodstein

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/28/us/28religion.html?ref=religion_and_belief

Americans are by all measures a deeply religious people, but they are also deeply ignorant about religion.

 

Researchers from the independent Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life phoned more than 3,400 Americans and asked them 32 questions about the Bible, Christianity and...

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Diverse Group Protects Religious Harmony In Singapore

September 27, 2010

Author: Philip Lim

Source: SikhNet/The Laredo Sun

Wire Service: AFP

http://www.sikhnet.com/news/diverse-group-protects-religious-harmony-singapore

Seated near the head of a long table, Roman Catholic nun Theresa Seow led 14 other people in silent prayer before the meeting was called to order.

 

Clad in a white habit topped by the light-blue veil of the Canossian order,...

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2010 Jun 09

Pluralism Project Hosts Visitors from the Kosmopolis Institute

(All day)

Location: 

2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
On June 9, 2010, the Pluralism Project received a visit from Dr. Caroline Suransky and Prof. Henk Manschot of the Kosmopolis Institute of the University of Humanistic Studies, in Utrecht, the Netherlands. In collaboration with the Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries (Hivos), the Kosmopolis Institute offers the "Promoting Pluralism Knowledge Program," an international academic-practitioner collaborative in India, Indonesia, Uganda, and the Netherlands. The Kosmopolis Institute... Read more about Pluralism Project Hosts Visitors from the Kosmopolis Institute

In Old Istanbul Quarter, Islamic And Secular Turks Grope Toward Coexistence

September 23, 2010

Author: Borzou Daragahi

Source: The Los Angeles Times

http://articles.latimes.com/2010/sep/23/world/la-fg-turkey-fatih-20100924

The two sisters wear Islamic head scarves and say they have no problem with their secular friends and classmates, who don't. Yet on the streets, in classrooms and along the hallways of apartment buildings in the cramped Fatih district of Istanbul, Deniz and Daria Ker remind them every now and then...

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Religious Diversity, Pluralism Redefine "Christian" America

September 22, 2010

Author: Banan F. Malkawi

Source: Ammon News

http://en.ammonnews.net/article.aspx?articleNO=9651

A discussion of Islam and Muslims in America and America’s relation with the Muslim world may be best understood and explained when viewed from within the context of the history, development, and status of religious pluralism and diversity in the United States. 

In a conversation via video-conferencing on Tuesday held at Princess...

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