Interfaith

Jewish Group Presents Candelabra to Catholic Cardinal in Interfaith Gesture

December 2, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: International Herald Tribune

Wire Service: AP

http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/12/02/africa/ME-GEN-Israel-Interfaith.php

A Jewish group on Sunday presented a candelabra symbolizing Jewish victims of the Nazi Holocaust to a Catholic cardinal, a way of underlining positive changes in Jewish-Catholic relations in recent decades.

The candelabra has six...

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Interfaith Service Marks World AIDS Day

November 30, 2007

Author: Nathan Eagle

Source: Kauai Garden Island News

http://www.kauaiworld.com/articles/2007/12/01/news/news01.txt

Kaua‘i religious leaders united on the eve of World AIDS Day to commemorate those who suffer from the human immunodeficiency virus or have died from the pandemic disease it causes.

The Christian, Jewish, Hindu and Buddhist service yesterday at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Lihu‘e marked...

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Diwali in Northern Ireland

November 30, 2007

Author: Mukesh Sharma

Source: Hindu Council UK

http://www.hinducounciluk.org/newsite/circulardet.asp?rec=65

ArtsEkta Ltd, Northern Ireland's only Ethnic Arts organisation recently celebrated Diwali in the City of Lisburn.

The event was hugely successful and was attended by members of the local community as well as Indian, Chinese and the Zimbabwean community. A showcase of traditional, classical dance and music was on display as...

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Thanksgiving Interfaith Service Held in Detroit

November 29, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/Sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/C70BA4FFC43A1B8D872573A2005A85CB!OpenDocument

The Interfaith Community of Metropolitan Detroit has held an interfaith service every Thanksgiving Eve for the last 21 years. It moves to a different house of worship each year. In years past it has been held in churches, synagogues and in a Hindu temple. This year, on November 21, it was held in a Gurdwara...

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Religion-Based Employee Groups Enhance Culture of Inclusion

November 29, 2007

Author: Louise Fenner

Source: USINFO

http://usinfo.state.gov/xarchives/display.html?p=washfile-english&y=2007&m=November&x=20071129181439xlrennef0.121731

Washington -- Employees at Texas Instruments in Dallas are proud of their company’s culture of inclusion, which is marked by the presence of employee networking groups for Christians and Muslims that encourage mutual respect and...

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Pope Invites Senior Muslims to Vatican Meeting

November 29, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Middle East Online

http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/culture/?id=23297

Pope Benedict XVI invited a delegation of senior Muslim personalities, who signed an appeal for greater dialogue between religions, to a meeting at the Vatican, according to a letter released Thursday.

The pope praised the "positive spirit" behind the October 11 message signed by 138 top Muslims from around the world and sent...

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Mideast Peace Talks Advance

November 28, 2007

Author: Farah Stockman

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/world/articles/2007/11/28/mideast_peace_talks_advance/

After seven years without progress toward Mideast peace, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas yesterday pledged to launch immediate negotiations aimed at creating a Palestinian state by the end of next year. RELATED NEWS:

* Mideast peace talks...

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Abraham’s Vision Produces Student Made Unity Program Documentary

November 27, 2007

Source: American Muslim

http://www.theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/abrahams_vision_produces_student_made_unity_program_documentary/0015080

(New York, NY, 11/27/2007) Sara Hadi and Rebecca Katz, two Muslim and Jewish graduates from the Al-Iman School and the Abraham Joshua Heschel School in New York City, partnered and produced a ten-minute documentary upon their graduation from the...

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Politics, Religion and Foreign Interference Rule in Lebanon

November 26, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Kuwait Times

Wire Service: AFP

http://www.kuwaittimes.net/read_news.php?newsid=ODc1MjY4ODM5

Foreign powers have influenced presidential elections in Lebanon since it gained independence from France in 1943, amid a complex system dictated by religious and political considerations. And now as parliament is due to convene to find a successor for pro-Syrian incumbent Emile Lahoud,...

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