Interfaith

Spreading Peace to the Region

February 21, 2007

Author: Nazry Bahrawi

Source: Today Online

http://www.todayonline.com/articles/173091.asp

SINGAPORE could soon become an interfaith hub for the promotion of peace in the region.

A New York-based international coalition of religious organisations is keen to set up an interim office here in the next two to three months, with a possible view to turning it into a permanent Asian secretariat.

Reverend Kyoichi Sugino, assistant secretary-...

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Interfaith Event brings Together the Many Faces of Loyola University Chicago

February 21, 2007

Author: William Barrett

Source: The Phoenix

http://media.www.loyolaphoenix.com/media/storage/paper673/news/2007/02/21/News/Interfaith.Event.Brings.Together.The.Many.Faces.Of.Luc-2733060.shtml

The Simpson Multi-Purpose Room became a melting pot of cultural and religious discourse Thursday as six selected panelists recounted their interfaith experiences in...

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Faiths Take New Approach to Domestic Abuse

February 20, 2007

Author: Rebecca Rosen Lum

Source: Contra Costa Times

http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/living/16738987.htm

Gloria Sandoval sought the help of her pastor when she was a young mother and her then-husband frequently slapped, kicked and punched her.

"I was given the response that I should go home and be a better wife," she recalled on Friday. The beatings didn't stop, and Sandoval finally left for good.

Her...

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National Interfaith Seminar: Clerics Urged to Aid Fight HIV, AIDS

February 20, 2007

Source: Daily Times

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2007%5C02%5C20%5Cstory_20-2-2007_pg11_12

ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a two-day national interfaith seminar that began here on Monday highlighted the key role the religious leaders could play in the fight against AIDS.

The National AIDS Control Programme (NACP), Ministry of Health and the Inter-Religious Council for Health (IRCH) have organised the seminar. The...

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Faiths Take New Approach to Domestic Abuse

February 20, 2007

Author: Rebecca Rosen Lum

Source: Contra Costa Times

http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/living/16738987.htm

Gloria Sandoval sought the help of her pastor when she was a young mother and her then-husband frequently slapped, kicked and punched her.

"I was given the response that I should go home and be a better wife," she recalled on Friday. The beatings didn't stop, and Sandoval finally left for good.

Her...

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"Religious Environmentalism: Some Good News for a Change," a Commentary by Roger S. Gottlieb

February 20, 2007

Author: Roger S. Gottlieb

Source: Cayman Net News

http://www.caymannetnews.com/cgi-script/csArticles/articles/000118/011857.htm

There are few easier ways to fish—in the (very) short run, of course—than using dynamite. However the long-term results—depletion of fish stocks, destruction of the sheltering coral reef—made the government of Tanzania forbid the practice. But local fisherman continued...

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Faiths Take New Approach to Domestic Abuse

February 20, 2007

Author: Rebecca Rosen Lum

Source: Contra Costa Times

http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/living/16738987.htm

Gloria Sandoval sought the help of her pastor when she was a young mother and her then-husband frequently slapped, kicked and punched her.

"I was given the response that I should go home and be a better wife," she recalled on Friday. The beatings didn't stop, and Sandoval finally left for good.

Her...

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School Kids at Inter-Faith Camp Pledge to Cooperate

February 19, 2007

Source: Pakistan Link

http://www.pakistanlink.com/Headlines/Feb07/19/13.htm

LAHORE: The Interfaith Harmony Camp for Muslim and Christian schoolchildren ended on Sunday. The students pledged to work together to achieve peace in the world through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation.

Forty students of ninth and tenth grades from city schools took part in the camp held at Saint Anthony’s on Lawrence Road. The camp was organised by an NGO, Seeds of...

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Plans Unveiled for UK's First Multi-Faith Secondary School

February 19, 2007

Author: Ian Morgan

Source: 24dash.com

http://www.24dash.com/education/16750.htm

A proposal has been made to unite Muslim, Jewish, Christian and Hindu children in the country’s first multi-faith secondary school.

The plans, backed by leading figures, are aimed at transforming the image of faith-based education which has been criticised in the wake of race riots.

They hope that the 1000 pupils’ school planned for the London...

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