Interfaith

Hindu-Jewish-Buddhist-Christian Clergy Prayed Together to Bless Catholic School Students

February 14, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Baltische Rundschau

http://www.baltische-rundschau.eu/2009/02/14/hindu-jewish-buddhist-christian-clergy-prayed-together-to-bless-catholic-school-students/

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, faith leaders from different religions and denominations got together on February 13 to pray and bless the students of prestigious Bishop Manogue...

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Authors Will Visit Boise to Discuss Path to Religious Reconciliation

February 14, 2009

Author: Stephanie Eddy

Source: Idaho Statesman

http://www.idahostatesman.com/life/story/667844.html

What happens when three mothers from different faiths -Islam, Christianity and Judaism - get together to write a children's book aimed at exploring the connections between their religions?

Initially, their differences led to misunderstandings and the project came close to falling apart.

Overcoming those obstacles, the women...

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Hindus Urge Russian Orthodox Church to Promote Interfaith Talk

February 14, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: NI Wire

http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/67676

Congratulating Metropolitan Kirill on his election as the 16th Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, Hindus hope that he would promote interfaith dialogue in the world.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, lauded declaration of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, after his enthronement, “......

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Various Religions Find Common Ground

February 13, 2009

Author: Eileen Soler

Source: The Miami Herald

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/broward/pembroke-pines/story/901881.html

Participants at World Religion Day took the Bible passage from the book of Isaiah to heart: The wolf will lie down with a lamb, the leopard with a goat, the calf with a lion and a little child will lead them.

Last weekend, children of Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu, Sikh, Zoroastrian, Native...

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Network Of Religious Groups Provides Help for Homeless

February 12, 2009

Author: Debbie Kelley

Source: The Gazette

http://www.gazette.com/articles/clients_48020___article.html/families_one.html

Like other local organizations that help the homeless, the Interfaith Hospitality Network of Colorado Springs has been inundated with calls about its program as unemployment and other economic hardships beset more families used to a steady income.

"People who have never been homeless before are...

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Anglicans Called On to Convert Non-Christian Believers

February 12, 2009

Author: Ruth Gledhill

Source: The Times Online

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article5711595.ece

Anglicans were commanded to “go forth and evangelise” yesterday in a dramatic assertion of missionary fervour that could jeopardise carefully built-up relations with Muslims, Jews and other faiths.

The established Church of England put decades of liberal-inspired political correctness behind it in a move...

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Chicago's Eboo Patel Named to White House Council On Faith-Based And Neighborhood Partnerships

February 11, 2009

Author: Naazish YarKhan

Source: The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/naazish-yarkhan/chicagos-eboo-patel-named_b_165644.html

President Barack Obama has named Dr. Eboo Patel, Executive Director of the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), to the newly created White House Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. The 25 member council is made up of religious and secular advisors who will guide decisions...

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Hindus & Jews Ask for Adequate Compensation for Savagely Burnt Sikh Immigrant

February 11, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: News Blaze

http://newsblaze.com/story/20090211082739zzzz.nb/topstory.html

Hindus and Jews have demanded adequate compensation by the Italian government for an Indian immigrant who was reportedly brutally beaten, insulted and set on fire with petrol while asleep in Nettuno, south of Rome.

Rajan Zed, acclaimed Hindu statesman; and Rabbi Jonathan B. Freirich, prominent Jewish leader in Nevada and...

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Freshman, Student Group Encourage Reflection On Faith

February 11, 2009

Author: Saumya Vaishampayan

Source: The Tufts Daily

http://www.tuftsdaily.com/1.1371493-1.1371493

A new student group will focus on dialogue at a personal level as it seeks to counter what its organizers believe is a dearth of religious tolerance on campus.

Tufts CAFE, an acronym for Conversations, Action, Faith and Education, came about as an extension of Tufts Pathways, an interfaith initiative that aims to promote tolerance across religions....

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Dartmouth Inter-Faith Living and Learning Community

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 12 March 2009.

Phone: 603-646-9919
Website: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~tucker/rsl/mfc.html http://www.dartmouth.edu/~orl/housing/communities/affinities.html
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History

The Dartmouth Inter-Faith Living and Learning Community grew out of the vision of Kurt Nelson, Multi-Faith Program Advisor since 2007. Through his work, using storytelling and other practices, the student Multi-...
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Newton Teenagers Put Their Faith On Canvas

February 10, 2009

Author: Chrissie Long

Source: Wicked Local Newton

http://www.wickedlocal.com/newton/news/x1848775206/Newton-teenagers-put-their-faith-on-canvas

Arching around a human-sized globe, ribbons of crosses, stars and crescent moons form the focal point of a 10-foot high mural on display in a West Newton synagogue.

In a swirl of colors that blend the emblems of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths, the...

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Alabama, Iran Have More In Common Than First Thought

February 10, 2009

Author: Adelle M. Banks

Source: Religion News Service

http://pewforum.org/news/display.php?NewsID=17521

Baptists in Tuscaloosa and Muslims in Tehran might not seem to have much in common, but Alabama and Iran do agree on one thing: the importance of religion.

Nearly identical percentages of people in both locations -- 82 percent of Alabamians and 83 percent of Iranians -- say religion is an important part of their daily lives.

The...

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