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Faith in Disaster Preparedness - Religious Institutions Prepare for Disaster Scenarios

February 9, 2007

Author: Michele De Meglio

Source: Brooklyn Heights Courier

http://www.brooklynheightscourier.com/site/tab8.cfm?newsid=17834712&BRD=2384&PAG=461&dept_id=552854&rfi=6

They’re a huge part of people’s lives, so why not involve churches, synagogues, mosques and other houses of worship in disaster preparedness?

Such thinking spurned the creation of a Web site devoted to providing...

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Faith in Disaster Preparedness - Religious Institutions Prepare for Disaster Scenarios

February 9, 2007

Author: Michele De Meglio

Source: Brooklyn Heights Courier

http://www.brooklynheightscourier.com/site/tab8.cfm?newsid=17834712&BRD=2384&PAG=461&dept_id=552854&rfi=6

They’re a huge part of people’s lives, so why not involve churches, synagogues, mosques and other houses of worship in disaster preparedness?

Such thinking spurned the creation of a Web site devoted to providing...

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Faiths See Common Ground

February 8, 2007

Author: Rosanne Barrett

Source: The Courier-Journal

http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,23739,21193583-3102,00.html#

AGAINST a backdrop of growing cultural tensions focused on divisions, leaders from the three Abrahamic faiths in Queensland met this week to discuss their similarities.

Descended from the same historical roots, about 200 community members from the Jewish, Christian and Islamic faiths met at State...

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Symbol of Faith, Symbol of Controversy

February 8, 2007

Source: The Roanoke Times

http://www.roanoke.com/editorials/wb/wb/xp-103573

The decision by the College of William and Mary's president to remove a cross from the college's historic Wren Chapel sent an appropriate message of inclusiveness to the campus community.

At a college with increasing religious diversity, Gene Nichol was correct in his step to make the chapel more welcoming to students of all faiths. The centuries-old chapel, which had no cross until the one...

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Symbol of Faith, Symbol of Controversy

February 8, 2007

Source: The Roanoke Times

http://www.roanoke.com/editorials/wb/wb/xp-103573

The decision by the College of William and Mary's president to remove a cross from the college's historic Wren Chapel sent an appropriate message of inclusiveness to the campus community.

At a college with increasing religious diversity, Gene Nichol was correct in his step to make the chapel more welcoming to students of all faiths. The centuries-old chapel, which had no cross until the one...

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Multi-Faith Schools Planned to Fight Extremism

February 8, 2007

Author: Graeme Paton and Richard

Source: The Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/02/07/nextreme107.xml

A new generation of controversial multi-faith academies will be built to combat extremism in England’s most segregated towns and cities, a leading Downing Street advisor said yesterday.

The new-style schools will educate children from Christian, Muslim and Jewish backgrounds...

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Faiths See Common Ground

February 8, 2007

Author: Rosanne Barrett

Source: The Courier-Journal

http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,23739,21193583-3102,00.html#

AGAINST a backdrop of growing cultural tensions focused on divisions, leaders from the three Abrahamic faiths in Queensland met this week to discuss their similarities.

Descended from the same historical roots, about 200 community members from the Jewish, Christian and Islamic faiths met at State...

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Faiths See Common Ground

February 8, 2007

Author: Rosanne Barrett

Source: The Courier-Journal

http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,23739,21193583-3102,00.html#

AGAINST a backdrop of growing cultural tensions focused on divisions, leaders from the three Abrahamic faiths in Queensland met this week to discuss their similarities.

Descended from the same historical roots, about 200 community members from the Jewish, Christian and Islamic faiths met at State...

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Symbol of Faith, Symbol of Controversy

February 8, 2007

Source: The Roanoke Times

http://www.roanoke.com/editorials/wb/wb/xp-103573

The decision by the College of William and Mary's president to remove a cross from the college's historic Wren Chapel sent an appropriate message of inclusiveness to the campus community.

At a college with increasing religious diversity, Gene Nichol was correct in his step to make the chapel more welcoming to students of all faiths. The centuries-old chapel, which had no cross until the one...

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Hindu, Christian and Muslim Leaders Speak Out About Suicide on Reunion Island

February 7, 2007

Source: Hindu Press International

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2007/2/8.shtml#2

REUNION, FRANCE, February 7, 2007: (HPI note: translated from the original French. The first paragraph is an introduction by the author.) With a suicide case every 40 minutes and more than 10,000 deaths every year, France is one of the industrialized countries largely affected by this phenomenon. A national debate this week calls for an urgent need to openly discuss the issue. Representatives of...

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Hindu, Christian and Muslim Leaders Speak Out About Suicide on Reunion Island

February 7, 2007

Source: Hindu Press International

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2007/2/8.shtml#2

REUNION, FRANCE, February 7, 2007: (HPI note: translated from the original French. The first paragraph is an introduction by the author.) With a suicide case every 40 minutes and more than 10,000 deaths every year, France is one of the industrialized countries largely affected by this phenomenon. A national debate this week calls for an urgent need to openly discuss the issue. Representatives of...

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