Interfaith

Museum of Tolerance to be Built on Top of Muslim Cemetery

March 7, 2007

Author: Abdussalam Mohamed

Source: Southern California In Focus

http://www.infocusnews.net/content/view/4012/135/

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center has raised at least $200 millions, mainly from American donors, to build a Museum of Tolerance on the Ma’am Allah cemetery, a site believed to contain the remains of dozens of companions of Prophet Muhammad as well as thousands of Jerusalemite Muslims.

On May 3,...

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£4.3m to Help Faith Organisations Promote Community Cohesion

March 6, 2007

Author: Pam Caulfield

Source: Twenty-Four Dash

http://www.24dash.com/communities/17531.htm

Communities Minister Phil Woolas today offered grants totalling more than £4.3 million to 343 organisations to promote a common sense of citizenship.

Ministers have set out the challenge for all living in a multicultural Britain of learning to celebrate our shared heritage while doing more to understand our individual differences.

Today's...

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Indians and Chinese Celebrate Jointly in Sydney

March 5, 2007

Author: Tarique

Source: Indian Muslim

http://www.indianmuslims.info/news/2007/march/05/art_culture/indians_and_chinese_celebrate_jointly_in_sydney.html

Sydney, March 5 (IANS) In a joint celebration of Holi and the Year of the Pig, Indians and Chinese here got together in a concert featuring classical Indian dances and Chinese traditional music inspired by the symbolism of the lotus and the...

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Interfaith Baccalaureate Service at University of Nevada to Bring the World Religions Together for Blessings

March 4, 2007

Source: Google Base

http://base.google.com/base/a/1435476/D7492885562236864561

Reno, Nevada, USA:

The Second Annual Interfaith Baccalaureate Service of University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) will be held on May 16 at Reno (Nevada, USA) to celebrate academic achievement.

According to Rajan Zed, Director of Interfaith Relations of Hindu Temple of Northern Nevada and one of the coordinators for this Service, to mirror the world citizenship of UNR community,...

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"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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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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"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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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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