Interfaith

Military Pagans Struggle for Acceptance

June 12, 2007

Author: Jennifer H. Svan

Source: Military.com

http://www.military.com/NewsContent/0,13319,138720,00.html

They each have a story about how they found their path.

One is a former Catholic who gave the faith up at 21.

Another was raised by strict Southern Baptists.

One had parents who encouraged him to explore many faiths.

For another, a self-described hereditary witch, it’s been a family tradition...

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Ishmael & Isaac

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Phone: 216-233-7333
Email: info@ishmaelandisaac.org
Website: http://www.ishmaelandisaac.org/
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Pope Stresses Need for Interfaith Dialogue in Region

June 12, 2007

Author: Staff Writer

Source: AllAfrica.com

http://allafrica.com/stories/200706120981.html

Pope Benedict has praised the Catholic Church in majority Muslim North Africa for its commitment to inter-religious dialogue.

"I am happy to see that through initiatives of dialogue and places of encounter such as study centres and libraries, you are resolutely committed to developing and deepening the existing relations between Christians and Muslims, in...

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Holocaust Survivor: Learn From Past

June 12, 2007

Author: Robin McDowell

Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Wire Service: AP

http://www.philly.com/philly/wires/ap/news/world/7954242.html

BALI, Indonesia - A Jewish Holocaust survivor made a plea for tolerance Tuesday at a conference in the world's most populous Muslim nation that also brought together religious leaders and victims of attacks by Islamic extremists.

One of the goals of the meeting was...

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Frankfort Muslims Treat Neighbors to Community Fair

June 11, 2007

Author: Duaa Eldeib

Source: Daily Southtown

http://www.dailysouthtown.com/news/422423,112NWS2.article

While best friends Henna Eassa and Melanie Fernando share almost everything, there is one distinct aspect of their lives that they don't have in common: their faith.

But on Sunday, Henna, a 16-year-old Muslim, and Melanie, a 17-year-old Christian, spent the day together, munching on Indian and Pakistani cuisine, admiring their...

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Scholars to Talk Religion: Detroit's Diversity Draws Conferences

June 11, 2007

Author: David Crumm

Source: Detroit Free Press

http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070611/NEWS05/706110341/1007/NEWS

Detroit's status as a global center for autos and pro sports may be plateauing this year, but the region's reputation as a center for exploring religious diversity continues to rise.

"Detroit is one of several cities, like New York and Los Angeles, that are natural places to...

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Clergy to Build House as Walls Torn Down

June 11, 2007

Author: Tim Funk

Source: The Charlotte Observer

http://www.charlotte.com/breaking_news/story/155341.html

More than 50 Charlotte spiritual leaders -- Jewish, Muslim, Catholic, Protestant, Unitarian, Quaker, Baha'i -- will venture out of their own houses of worship this fall to build a house for a low-income family.

Mecklenburg Ministries, which is partnering with Habitat for Humanity, says it believes this will be the first time...

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Federal Prisons Cut Some Religious Books From Libraries

June 11, 2007

Author: Larry Neumeister

Source: The Hartford Courant

Wire Service: AP

http://www.courant.com/news/nationworld/hc-prison0611.artjun11,0,6722916.story?coll=hc-headlines-nationworld

NEW YORK -- Inmates at the federal prison camp in Otisville, N.Y., were stunned by what they saw at the chapel library on Memorial Day: Hundreds of books had disappeared from the shelves...

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First Sikh Traffic Warden Becomes a Curiosity

June 10, 2007

Author: Kamila Hyat

Source: Gulfnews.com

http://archive.gulfnews.com/articles/07/06/10/10131319.html

Lahore: Since he took his place on city roads just over a month ago, sub-inspector Gulab Singh has become an immediate attraction for commuters.

Motorists slow down to wave at him, and children come up to shake hands and have pictures taken.

Yet, there is nothing especially outstanding about the tall 25-year-old.
...

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Interfaith Effort Boosts Awareness of Hunger

June 9, 2007

Author: David Yonke

Source: The Toledo Blade

http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070609/NEWS10/706090369

Representatives of the three Abrahamic faiths - Judaism, Islam, and Christianity - are cooking up a plan to alleviate hunger in northwest Ohio.

An interfaith program titled "The Face of Hunger Will Surprise You," to be held Thursday night at Toledo's St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church,...

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Depiction of Hindu Deities in US Magazine Draws Ire

June 9, 2007

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Depiction_of_Hindu_deities_in_US_magazine_draws_ire/articleshow/2110545.cms

NEW YORK: The June issue of a popular US magazine that allegedly depicts Hindu god Ganesha holding an alcoholic beverage in each hand and Hanuman in an obscene pose has drawn the ire of many Hindus in the country.

Hindus in the US believe the illustration,...

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SALDEF Urges Sikh Religious Leaders to Support Hate Crimes Bill

June 9, 2007

Source: SALDEF

http://www.saldef.org/content.aspx?&a=1704&z=1&title=SALDEF%20Urges%20Sikh%20Religious%20Leaders%20to%20Support%20Hate%20Crimes%20Bill

Washington D.C. – June 9, 2007: The Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) strongly urges all Sikh Religious Leaders to sign on to an interfaith letter in support of The Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes...

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