Interfaith

Royal Fathers Seek Religious Harmony

August 16, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: This Day Online

http://www.thisdayonline.com/nview.php?id=119865

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar III and the Chairman of Eastern States Council of Traditional Rulers, Eze Cletus Ilomuanya have jointly canvassed religious tolerance as a means of cementing the unity of the country.

According to the eminent leaders, religious tolerance and respect for one another will go a long way in strengthening the peace in...

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Encouraging Dialogue

August 16, 2008

Author: Brent Davis

Source: GuelphMercury.com

http://news.guelphmercury.com/Life/article/368611

Darrol Bryant was born into a time of conflict, a time when the world was at war.

And growing up in the United States in the years following the Second World War, he became acutely aware of the unspeakable horrors that had defined this period in history.

"What happened to the Jews of Europe in the Second World War . . . has haunted me...

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Interfaith Marriages Fairly Common in United States

August 13, 2008

Author: Sonya Weakley

Source: News Blaze

http://newsblaze.com/story/20080813101051tsop.nb/topstory.html

Mark and Meris Steele gave little thought to the role of religion in their marriage until three years after their first child was born. It was then that Mark, a Catholic, and Meris, born Jewish, started sending their son Spencer to Jewish Sunday school.

They now realize it was at that point they decided to raise their children...

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McNeil Island Prison Inmates Keep the Faiths

August 13, 2008

Author: Ian Demsky

Source: The News Tribune

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2008110913_apwamultiplefaiths.html

Arlen Lopez grew up Catholic but came to question some of the tenets of that faith, such as the emphasis on the Virgin Mary and the ability of confession to wash away sin. Although he now thinks of himself simply as a Christian, he says he's still Catholic at heart.

"It's in the blood...

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Kashmir Shuts Down Over Land Row

August 4, 2008

Author: Altaf Hussain

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7540157.stm

A shutdown is being observed in Indian-controlled Kashmir valley to protest against alleged assaults on Muslims in the state's Jammu region.

The Hindus in Jammu have been protesting ever since the state government rescinded the transfer of land to a Hindu shrine.

Muslims had protested saying that the move was aimed at altering the demographic...

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Thais Accused Over New Temple Row

August 3, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7539412.stm

Cambodia has accused Thai troops of occupying a temple complex on Cambodian land, threatening to escalate a row over a separate, disputed temple.

About 70 Thais have been at the 13th Century Ta Moan temple complex since Thursday, the Cambodians say.

The Thai foreign ministry has denied any troops have moved into the area.

The two nations have for weeks...

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As Tensions Rise for Egypt’s Christians, Officials Call Clashes Secular

August 2, 2008

Author: Michael Slackman

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/02/world/middleeast/02egypt.html?hp

A monastery was ransacked in January. In May, monks there were kidnapped, whipped and beaten and ordered to spit on the cross. Christian-owned jewelry stores were robbed over the summer. The rash of violence was so bad that one prominent Egyptian writer worried it had become “open season” on the nation...

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