Interfaith

Candlelight Vigil Mourns Terror Victims

December 5, 2008

Author: Mac McAnulty

Source: The Harvard Crimson

http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=525744

Standing in a circle three rows deep across the stage of Tercentary Theater, over 100 students, professors, and friends of the Harvard community turned to their neighbors last night and lit candles in a vigil for victims of the last week’s terror attacks in Mumbai.

The mourners stood in silence listening to almost an hour of speeches,...

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Faith House Manhattan

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Address: Subud Chelsea Center 230 West 29th Street, Manhattan, NY
Email: info@faithhousemanhattan.org
Website: http://www.faithhousemanhattan.org/

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In Grief, Mumbai Seeks Solace in Religion

December 5, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Daily Tribune

http://www.tribune.net.ph/commentary/20081205com3.html

Neetu Natu’s husband, Siddharath, was at work in Mumbai’s Taj Mahal hotel last week when armed militants stormed the building. That he survived when hundreds didn’t was down to fate, she said.

As the firing started, Siddharath, a food and beverages manager at the luxury seafront hotel, closed the doors to the restaurant...

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Clash Over Religious Sites' Historic Status

December 4, 2008

Author: Diana Nelson Jones

Source: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/08339/932614-53.stm

The city's Historic Review Commission yesterday heard more wrangling over legal wording that would exempt any building used for religious worship or education from historic status.

Historic status protects buildings from demolition unless they become hazardous.

The city's law now gives the owner of a religious property...

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Religious Leaders Unite to Back Auto Industry

December 4, 2008

Author: Gregg Krupa

Source: The Detroit News

http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081204/METRO/812040447/1409/METRO#

A dozen interfaith leaders from across Metro Detroit huddled in a private session today at Sacred Heart Major Seminary to discuss the economic crisis affecting the state and possibilities for cooperation in assisting local residents through some of the most distressed times in decades....

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Nigeria: Religious Leaders Meet in Abuja

December 4, 2008

Author: Ise-Oluwa Ige

Source: All Africa

http://allafrica.com/stories/200812040459.html

Religious leaders across the nation yesterday met in Abuja behind closed doors in search of peace for the crisis-ridden Jos, the capital of Plateau State.

The leaders who gathered under the name and style of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council of Nigeria, (NIREC) said the latest Jos mayhem which claimed hundreds of lives and property worth several millions of...

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Jews, Muslims Plan Joint Memorial Tribute to Mumbai Victims

December 3, 2008

Author: Nicole Neroulias

Source: Religion News Service

http://www.ffeu.org/press_room/120308rns.htm

In an effort to continue interfaith cooperation and prevent backlash against Muslims, Jews and Muslims are coming together here to memorialize the Jewish victims of the recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India.

Imam Mohammed Shamsi Ali and Rabbi Marc Schneier, who recently appeared together in Manhattan during November's national Jewish-Muslim "...

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USC Pauses to Mourn Victims of Attacks on Mumbai

December 3, 2008

Author: Ariel Edwards-Levy

Source: The Daily Trojan

http://www.dailytrojan.com/news/usc_pauses_to_mourn_victims_of_attacks_on_mumbai

Last week’s terror attacks in Mumbai, during which at least 195 people were killed and nearly 300 injured have hit close to home for USC students, many who come from or have close relatives in India’s largest city.

Students gathered Tuesday night at the United...

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Kirtan Resonates Through The National Cathedral

December 3, 2008

Author: Anju Kaur

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnn.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=641&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

One gurdwara’s long-term work in the interfaith community has brought Sikh music to the Washington National Cathedral for more than 20 years, but the message of Guru Nanak went unknown this year.

Gurdwara Guru Gobind Singh Foundation, of...

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Sepulveda Sparks Multifaith Alliance at Bryn Mawr

November 30, 2008

Author: Wajeeha Mosin

Source: The Bi-College News

http://www.biconews.com/?p=12772

Katherine Sepulveda is a sophomore philosophy major whose interests go beyond the usual writing, reading, and watching “Dancing With the Stars”. Right now her primary goal is to promote greater multi-faith awareness on campus.

As the appointed Multifaith Coordinator and new head of the Multifaith Alliance at Bryn Mawr, Sepulveda sees herself as a liaison between...

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Faith Leaders in Sweden Told Climate 'Crisis' Can Trigger Change

November 28, 2008

Author: Peter Kenny

Source: ENI

http://www.eni.ch/featured/article.php?id=2509

Politicians, religious leaders and royalty, gathered in the Swedish city of Uppsala, have heard a reminder ahead of a key U.N. conference on climate change that faiths carry a hope that can resist despair and fatalism.

"We are not at this meeting to find special religious answers to the environmental crisis," said Archbishop Anders Wejryd of the (Lutheran) Church of...

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