Interfaith

Students’ New Campaign Fights Islamophobia

September 13, 2010

Author: Mary E. O'Leary

Source: The New Haven Register

http://www.nhregister.com/articles/2010/09/13/news/new_haven/doc4c8d99ae18b9f677991290.txt

Valarie Kaur is an award-winning filmmaker who has fought racism for the past nine years, and still she found herself overwhelmed and paralyzed by the anti-Muslim sentiment flowing from controversy over the planned Islamic center near Ground Zero in New York.

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Atheist Billboard Provokes Oklahoman Christians

September 11, 2010

Author: Sean Murphy

Source: Google News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jzTzDhWpR4NBMVrYHCQHkz1nEgQQD9I597600

Atheists in Oklahoma City have erected a billboard seeking fellow non-believers, and Satanists have scheduled a conference in a city-owned building, drawing criticism from ministers in a state where more than eight out of 10 people say...

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Interfaith Peace Vigil Honors 9/11 Victims & Upholds American Values of Liberty, Justice for All

September 11, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Muslim Public Affairs Council

http://www.mpac.org/article.php?id=1220

Before a packed audience of people from a wide range of ethnic and religious backgrounds, a prominent array of the city's leaders in the religious, ethnic, student, and law enforcement arenas remembered the 3,000 victims of the World Trade Center attacks and committed themselves to passionately defending American values of religious freedom and equal rights for...

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Pa. Mosque Opens Peacefully Near Synagogue, Church

September 10, 2010

Author: Kathy Matheson

Source: Google News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hbRVaR3Zb_4XPI02qnpnFK97SovgD9I4VSI00

A new mosque recently opened in this well-to-do suburb of Philadelphia, but not many people noticed.

That was fine with leaders of the Islamic Society of Greater Valley Forge. Amid a tense national climate for U.S. Muslims, they...

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Hindu Americans Join Chorus Against Religious Intolerance

September 9, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Hindu American Foundation

http://www.hafsite.org/HAFAgainstReligiousIntolerance

The Hindu American Foundation (HAF) added its own voice today against what it described as mounting evidence of religious intolerance in the United States. While Sikhs and Hindus have recently faced their share of hate attacks, the Muslim community is being singled out as 9/11 approaches, Foundation leaders asserted. HAF pointed to the...

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Quran Burning Suspended For Now, But Red-Hot Story Remains

September 9, 2010

Author: Liz Halloran

Source: National Public Radio

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129758571

The Rev. Terry Jones of Gainesville, Fla., had gotten the world's attention with his vow to burn Islam's holy book on Saturday, the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

And despite Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's musings (accompanied by a rueful laugh) that a patriotic media could choose to pay no...

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Thailand: Marching 1,100 Kilometres for Peace Between Buddhists And Muslims In the South

September 7, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Buddhist Channel/Asia News

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=52,9508,0,0,1,0

More than 70 people, including Buddhist monks, took part in a peace march that began on 11 July and ended on 1 September. Participants walked some 1,100 kilometres, from Mahidol University in Salaya District to the central mosque in Pattani province. Their goal was to tell everyone that peace and coexistence are possible in...

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A Chaplain And an Atheist Go to War

September 4, 2010

Author: Michael M. Phillips

Source: The Wall Street Journal

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703467004575463833265055248.html

They say there are no atheists in foxholes. There's one on the front lines here, though, and the chaplain isn't thrilled about it.

 

Navy Chaplain Terry Moran is steeped in the Bible and believes all of it. His assistant, Religious Programs Specialist 2nd Class...

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