Interfaith

Hindus And Muslims Join Hands to Renovate a Temple In Kashmir

October 16, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: DNA India

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_hindus-and-muslims-join-hands-to-renovate-a-temple-in-kashmir_1299907

A group of Kashmiri Hindus and local Muslims have set an example of brotherhood and communal harmony by coming together to renovate an abandoned temple in Srinagar city. 

Shiv Ji Temple Welfare Committee (STWC) has taken the initiative to...

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Hindu Celebration Diwali Sheds Light On Goodness

October 16, 2009

Author: Annysa Johnson

Source: Journal Sentinel

http://www.jsonline.com/features/religion/64652562.html

Fireworks will brighten the night sky over the Hindu Temple in Pewaukee on Saturday night, its interior ablaze in light, as more than a thousand people gather for Diwali, the annual celebration of light over darkness, of goodness over evil.

"It's meant to arouse the light within," said Lakshmi Bharadwaj, who teaches sociology and...

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Muslims Lack Allies In Concerns About FBI Undercover Program

October 16, 2009

Author: Omar Sacirbey

Source: Religion News Service

http://www.religionnews.com/index.php?/rnstext/is_spying_on_a_house_of_worship_a_good_idea1/

After all, Warpehoski said, his group, the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice, had once been the target of FBI surveillance during the Vietnam War.

So Warpehoski, a Quaker, wrote a letter earlier this year to Attorney General Eric...

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Jewish, Muslim Students Promote Peace At 8th Annual Interfaith Dinner

October 15, 2009

Author: Ann Shapiro

Source: The GW Hatchet

http://media.www.gwhatchet.com/media/storage/paper332/news/2009/10/15/News/Jewish.Muslim.Students.Promote.Peace.At.8th.Annual.Interfaith.Dinner-3804182.shtml

The eighth annual Interfaith Dinner Wednesday night featured performances and foods from the Muslim and Jewish traditions and promoted a message...

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Latest Fla. Court Battle Centers Around Teenage Convert

October 13, 2009

Author: Amy Green

Source: Religion News Service

http://www.religionnews.com/index.php?/rnstext/latest_fla_court_battle_centers_around_teenage_convert/

First there was Elian Gonzalez, the Cuban boy torn between two nations. Then there was Terri Schiavo, the brain-damaged woman torn between two families. Now comes Rifqa Bary, the teenage runaway torn between two faiths.

If you’re...

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Jews Court Hispanic Evangelicals

October 10, 2009

Author: Tony Castro

Source: Los Angeles Daily News

http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_13536323

The idea of Francis Siciliano learning Hebrew, studying the Torah and observing Jewish services in a synagogue doesn't seem out of the ordinary on the Westside of Los Angeles.

Except that Siciliano is pastor of a Latino evangelical church in North Hollywood whose lively, born-again Christian services bear a sharp contrast to the ages-old traditions of Judaism...

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Another Inter-Faith Dialogue Between Christians And Hindus Soon

October 9, 2009

Author: Babu Thomas

Source: Christian Today

http://in.christiantoday.com/articles/another-inter-faith-dialogue-between-christians-and-hindus-soon/4606.htm

Another inter-faith dialogue between Hindus and Christians is soon to be underway in Mumbai. 

Following the June 12 meet this year, the two major religious groups are to come to the table again on January 2010, bringing to...

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Diverse Faith Groups Team Up to Help Disaster Victims

October 9, 2009

Author: Angela Abbamonte

Source: The Houston Chronicle/Religion News Service

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/life/religion/6660087.html

More than 20 faith-based organizations, from Scientologists to Buddhists to Catholics, have come together to produce a guide on addressing the spiritual and emotional needs of disaster victims.

The document was released by the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, an...

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HPD Investigating Possible Hate Crime At Mosque

October 8, 2009

Author: Lindsay Wise

Source: The Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/life/religion/new/6658660.html

The FBI and Houston police are investigating a possible hate crime after someone scrawled anti-Islamic remarks on the wall of a southwest Houston mosque.

About 4 p.m. Wednesday, an unidentified man entered the Turkish Center Mosque at 9301 W. Bellfort and wrote hateful phrases about Islam and Muslims on the...

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Leaders And Scholars Discuss Interfaith Challenges

October 7, 2009

Author: Lauren Burgoon

Source: Georgetown University News

http://explore.georgetown.edu/news/?ID=45111

World political and religious leaders -- including former British prime minister Tony Blair -- called for believers to seize upon interfaith commonalities to address global issues of peace and security at a two-day conference on Muslim-Christian relations this week.

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