Interfaith

"Interfaith Dialogue an Antidote to Poison of Religious Intolerance," a Commentary by Aziz Junejo

March 3, 2007

Author: Aziz Junejo

Source: The Seattle Times

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/faithvalues/2003598476_junejo03m.html

I have come to realize today's Muslims may have something in common with Irish immigrants of a few hundred years ago. Anti-Catholicism was widespread in colonial New England society. It arose from Protestant fears that Irish immigration could, one day, cause the country to become Catholic and to fall under...

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Alwani Trust Supports Gibraltar’s Interfaith Group

March 2, 2007

Author: Brian McCann

Source: SUR in English

http://www.surinenglish.com/noticias.php?Noticia=10176

The Gibraltar Interfaith Group, formed three years ago, is the latest beneficiary of the regular donations made by the Alwani Trust to deserving local causes and individuals. Kishin Alwani presented a cheque for £500 to Reverend Stewart Lamont, Minister of St Andrew’s Church, (Church of Scotland) in the presence of the Interfaith Group’s...

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"A New Progressive Alliance," a Commentary by Jeff Nall

March 2, 2007

Source: A New Progressive Alliance

http://www.newprogressivealliance.com/

Realizing that our shared commitment to human rights, religious freedom, and peace and social justice, significantly outweighs our differences; we the undersigned, comprised of both secular and religious progressives, declare an alliance between progressive, rational-minded people regardless of one’s spiritual, religious, or secular perspective.

While our beliefs about the existence of God may differ...

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Interfaith Group Takes on 'Islamophobia'

March 2, 2007

Author: NICOLE SACK

Source: North County Times

http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/02/25/news/californian/20_34_472_24_07.txt

TEMECULA ---- When U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison was sworn in as the first Muslim member of Congress in January, the Minnesota Democrat took his oath of office on a copy of the Quran that had belonged to the author of the Declaration of Independence and third president of the United States, Thomas...

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Sikhs Join in Tribute to a King of Civil Rights

March 1, 2007

Source: Sikh News Network

http://www.sikhnn.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=540&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

Israel Baptist Church in Washington was filled to capacity with hundred of people of all faiths who came to celebrate the birthday of America’s legendary civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Among the many youths who spoke at the interfaith service was a Sikh girl named Sabrina...

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Statement from W&M President Gene R. Nichol

February 28, 2007

Author: Gene R. Nichol

Source: Daily Press

http://www.dailypress.com/news/dp-now-nicholstatement.f28,0,6698601.story?track=mostemailedlink

Gene R. Nichol, president of the College of William and Mary, issued the following statement:

I am heartsick to learn of this decision. It represents a serious setback to the College. And while I know it is intended to make a policy statement, ultimately it...

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Supreme Court Takes up Church-State Case

February 28, 2007

Author: Warren Richey

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0228/p03s03-usju.html

President Bush's faith-based initiative is a signature program of his administration. But not all Americans share the president's belief that the government should work in close partnership with religious organizations willing to perform nonreligious public services, like running homeless shelters or drug counseling programs.

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Women's Interfaith Solutions for Dialogue and Outreach in MetroDetroit (WISDOM)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 22 April 2010.

Contact Information

Address: PO Box 525, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303
Email: wisdom@interfaithwisdom.org
Website: http://www.interfaithwisdom.org http://www.friendshipandfaith.com

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History of WISDOM

During the summer of 2006, violence erupted in the Middle East. In Metropolitan Detroit, the war raging between Israel and Hezbollah caused tensions to rise between local Muslim and Jewish...

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Officials Close Jailhouse Door to Buddhist Chaplain

February 26, 2007

Author: CASEY CORA

Source: St. Petersburg Times

http://www.sptimes.com/2007/02/26/Tampabay/Officials_close_jailh.shtml

Buddhist chaplain Frank Tedesco has instructed murderers to "feel the cool air over the tip of their nose."

He has counseled drug dealers while they "followed their breath" during guided meditations. And by the dozens, inmates at the Pinellas County Jail requested his Saturday afternoon services and...

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Camp Uses American Indian Traditions to Help Soldiers Heal

February 26, 2007

Author: Cindy V. Culp

Source: Waco Tribune-Herald

http://www.wacotrib.com/news/content/news/stories/2007/02/26/02262007wacphoenixproject.html

For decades, Richard Thompson has struggled with an injury he received during Marine Corps training.

But the Gholson resident doesn’t dwell on the loss of most of the hearing in his left ear. Instead, he is troubled that the resulting medical discharge...

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