Interfaith

Rochester Interfaith Community Calls for Peace in Middle East

August 10, 2006

Source: Democrat and Chronicle

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060810/OPINION02/608100358/1039/OPINION

On August 10, 2006 Democrat and Chronicle published a guest essay by Muhammad Shafiq, Imam of the Islamic Center of Rochester, and Denise Yarbrough, Interreligious/ecumentical Director of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, "As our world spirals ever downward into war and violence,...

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Increasing Number of Students Major in Religion Nationwide

August 10, 2006

Source: The Record

http://www.northjersey.com/page.php?qstr=eXJpcnk3ZjczN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXk2MDkmZmdiZWw3Zjd2cWVlRUV5eTY5NzEwMTEmeXJpcnk3ZjcxN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXk0

On August 10, 2006 The Record reported, "Hiroshi Obayashi, chairman of the religion department at Rutgers University, has watched the number of religion majors and minors triple during the past 10 years. Princeton University has...

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Christian and Muslim Leaders Unite After Vandalism to Catholic Church

August 10, 2006

Source: The Citizen

http://www.blackburncitizen.co.uk/news/newsheadlines/display.var.873554.0.church_and_muslim_leaders_unire_to_beat_vandals.php

On August 10, 2006 The Citizen reported, "COUNCILLORS and church leaders held a meeting to try to tackle attacks by Muslim youths on a Blackburn Roman Catholic church. The move came after the Lancashire Telegraph reported a vandalism attack by youths at...

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VisionTV

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 10 August 2006.

Phone: 416-368-3194
Website: http://www.visiontv.ca/

Description


VisionTV is the only multifaith and multicultural cable television broadcaster in the world. It is owned by a charitable organization and works to present “inspirational, insightful and original programming that celebrates diversity and promotes understanding among people of different faiths and cultures.”(1) The...
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The SnowStar Institute of Religion

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 9 August 2006.

Phone: 519-733-5858
Website: http://www.snowstarinstitute.org

The Origins of SnowStar


In the fall of 1999, the SnowStar Institute of Religion was founded by three Canadians with a thirst for critical inquiry - David Galston, Del Stewart and Chris Kraatz. They met each other at Iona College where Galston was the Principal of the College and Stewart and Kraatz were Co-Directors of a lay theology...
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Violence in Lebanon Stifles Interfaith Dialogue in the US

August 8, 2006

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2006/08/08/MNGGTKD0381.DTL

On August 8, 2006 the San Francisco Chronicle reported, "As the carnage has mounted in Lebanon and Israel, it has become a rallying cry for Bay Area Jews and Muslims, leaders of each faith say, but it also has deepened the chasm between the faiths, spurring rhetoric and exacerbating long-standing antagonisms. Locally and across the...

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Interfaith and Faith-Based Peace Organizations (2013)

This set of links represents a sampling of religious and inter-religious communities that have taken peace activism as one of their missions. The links include both interfaith peace organizations and peace organizations based in a particular tradition. Our inclusion of a link does not necessarily indicate our support of the views expressed. The initial version of this research report appeared in 2006, was updated in 2008, and again in 2013. If you have suggestions for organizations to be added to this list, please e-mail the name of the organization and its website to staff@pluralism.org...

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Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council Inc.

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 9 August 2006.

Phone: 204-977-1000
Website: http://www.miic.ca/

Mission & Goals


After World War II, “displaced persons” were required to make clear a religious affiliation to the Canadian government in order to enter the country. It was during this period of time that the Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council (MIIC) was founded. It is “a voluntary association of faith communities and...
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LA Mayor Apologies to Muslims, Plans Meeting

August 7, 2006

Source: United Press International

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/197/story_19726_1.html

On August 7, 2006 the United Press International reported, "The mayor of Los Angeles, criticized by local Islamic groups for visiting a Jewish rally but not meeting with them, has agreed to be more visible among Muslims. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who met with the Muslim leaders Sunday, apologized for not answering their e-mails about the crisis in Lebanon, reports The Los...

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Op/Ed: "Interfaith Guidelines on Human Rights, Pluralism, Democracy, and Authority" by Dr. Robert S. Crane

August 6, 2006

Source: The American Muslim

http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/interfaith_guidelines_on_human_rights_pluralism_democracy_and_authority/0010131

On August 6, 2006 The American Muslim published an opinion piece by Dr. Robert D. Crane, a Muslim activist and former advisor to presidents, "One must be careful in dialogue with Christians and Jews or anyone else not to buy...

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Asian Youth Day Explores Interfaith Dialogue

August 5, 2006

Source: Indian Catholic

http://www.theindiancatholic.com/newsread.asp?nid=2759

On August 5, 2006 the Indian Catholic reported, "Participants of the Fourth Asian Youth Day (AYD) have learned about the family values of different religious traditions and how interreligious dialogue can start within the family. Leaders and young people from Anglican, Buddhist, Christian, Confucian, Hindu, Muslim, and Taoist faiths spoke to about 800 Catholic participants of the AYD on...

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Buddhists and Evangelical Christians Seek Common Ground in Portland

August 4, 2006

Source: Tricycle

http://www.tricycle.com/issues/editors_pick/3547-1.html

On August 4, 2006 Tricycle published a piece by Sallie Jiko Tisdale, "Not much had changed in the thirty years since I lived in a college dormitory. The cafeteria was still a tangle of formica-topped folding tables. There were still giant bins of Froot Loops and Cocoa Puffs and a mess of dishes piling up on racks outside the kitchen. The custom-made omelet was a new touch, and there was never a...

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