Interfaith

Georgetown Students Discuss New Interfaith Initiatives

April 21, 2006

Source: The Hoya

http://www.thehoya.com/news/042106/news9.cfm

On April 21, 2006 The Hoya reported, "College Dean Jane McAuliffe met with student representatives from various faith-based organizations to discuss campus inter-religious activities Tuesday in McShain Lounge.

McAuliffe outlined interfaith initiatives new to Georgetown, including PhD programs in religious pluralism and Islamic studies, as well as the establishment of the university’s SFS-Qatar...

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Imam in Iowa Continues to Fend Off Accusations Linking Him to Terrorism

April 19, 2006

Source: The Des Moines Register

http://desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060419/LIFE05/604190372/1039/life

On April 19, 2006 The Des Moines Register reported, "When Ibrahim Dremali accepted the position of imam for the Des Moines Islamic Center a little over a year ago, he was effusive in his praise of the warm Iowa welcome he and his family received. He said the acceptance was in stark contrast to the hostile...

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Baha'i Website Receives Award from Religion Communicators Council

April 19, 2006

Source: U.S. Baha'i News

http://www.bahai.us/content/view/167/154/

On April 19, 2006 U.S. Baha'i News reported, "The Religion Communicators Council (RCC) gave an Award of Excellence in the Internet Communications: Website category to www.bahai.us in the council’s 2006 DeRose-Hinkhouse competition. Launched in December, www.bahai.us is the newly redesigned official website of the Baha’is of the United States. 'It’s especially gratifying and confirming to be...

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Four Cities to Launch Muslim Newspaper

April 17, 2006

Source: CBC News

http://www.cbc.ca/story/canada/national/2006/04/17/muslim-paper060517.html

On April 17, 2006 CBC News reported, "The Islamic Supreme Council of Canada plans to publish a new national newspaper in four cities on Tuesday, spurred in part by the controversy over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad. The Muslim Free Press was officially launched in a ceremony in Toronto on Saturday. It will be distributed in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary...

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Dalai Lama Meets with US Muslim Leaders

April 16, 2006

Source: Dawn

http://www.dawn.com/2006/04/17/int6.htm

On April 16, 2006 Dawn reported, "In an effort to quell the anti-Islam tide and to improve its declining image in the West, prominent Muslim leaders on Saturday met for the first time most influential Buddhist, the Dalai Lama, in San Francisco (California) enlisting his help to correct Islam’s negative image. 'Some people have an impression that Islam is militant,' Dalai Lama said. 'I think that is totally wrong. Islam is...

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Religious Leaders Raise Their Voices in the Immigration Debates

April 11, 2006

Source: Beliefnet

Wire Service: RNS

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/189/story_18941_1.html

On April 11, 2006 Religion News Service reported, "As hundreds of thousands of people flooded the nation's cities Monday (April 10) demonstrating for immigrants' rights, religious leaders rallied at their side. On the Mall in Washington, with the Capitol behind him, Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick prayed in Spanish and English for the tens of...

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Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Calls for Wal-Mart Reform

April 7, 2006

Source: The Christian Post

http://www.christianpost.com/article/society/2385/section/interfaith.coalition.calls.for.wal-mart.reform/1.htm

On April 7, 2006 The Christian Post reported, "A coalition of interfaith investors on Thursday called on Wal-Mart to take up better business practices and adopt more compassionate employment policies, or face protest from members who hold over two million shares of the company...

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