Interfaith

Islamic Seminary's Plea Against Cow Slaughter Receives Praise

April 28, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Gulf News

Wire Service: IANS

http://www.gulfnews.com/world/India/10208989.html

The Deoband-based Islamic seminary's plea to refrain from cow slaughter and beef eating has been warmly received with people saying the gesture will go a long way in further cementing Hindu-Muslim brotherhood.

"The appeal to refrain from cow slaughter and beef eating is in tandem with India's secular...

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Candidates for London Mayor Get Religion

April 28, 2008

Author: Riazat Butt

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/apr/28/religion.localgovernment

Transport, crime and the economy are traditional vote-winners, but places of worship are also battlegrounds in this year's mayoral election in London. The contenders have thrown themselves into photo opportunities and walkabouts in mosques, temples and churches as they realise the pivotal role of religion in the capital....

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Muslim Scholar's Discourse on Ramayana, Geeta Hit Among Hindus

April 27, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Economic Times

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ET_Cetera/Muslims_Geeta_discourse_a_hit/articleshow/2987528.cms

Every Thursday, the Kothanda Rama Swamy Temple here is packed to capacity by devotees to listen to the discourse on Kamba Ramayana, not by a Hindu teacher but by a Muslim scholar, M Abdul Salaam, whose secular lectures are popular in local mosques and...

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National Services, Events Planned in City, Across Country for National Day of Prayer

April 26, 2008

Author: Carla Hinton

Source: The Oklahoman

http://newsok.com/national-services-events-planned-in-city-across-country-for-national-day-of-prayer/article/3234916/

Prayer services and other events related to the National Day of Prayer are more diverse than ever — in Oklahoma and across the country. The National Day of Prayer was established by Congress in 1952.

In the...

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The Conference Board's Annual Diversity Conferences Set for New York and San Diego

April 25, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Trading Markets/M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX

http://www.tradingmarkets.com/.site/news/Stock%20News/1446349/

Diversity experts and HR executives from organizations ranging from IBM, Manpower, ADP, Oracle, Microsoft, Pepsico and Motorola, to the Anti-Defamation League and higher education, will examine critical workplace issues and challenges such as faith, disabilities, generational differences, globalization and the...

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At Synagogue, Pope Reiterates Respect For Jews

April 24, 2008

Author: JOHN THAVIS

Source: The Georgia Bulletin/CNS

http://www.georgiabulletin.org/local/2008/04/24/respect/

In a brief, movingly simple visit to a New York synagogue, Pope Benedict XVI expressed his respect for the city’s Jewish community and encouraged the building of “bridges of friendship” between religions.

The encounter April 18 marked the first time a pope has visited a Jewish place of worship in the United...

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