Interfaith

Idaho Governor Joins Hundreds at Controversial Prayer Breakfast

March 4, 2006

Source: KBCI TV

http://www2.kbcitv.com/x70578.xml

On March 4, 2006 KBCI TV reported, "Hundreds of people turned out Saturday morning for the annual Idaho State Prayer Breakfast. This year the event stirred controversy because organizers invited Dr. Hormoz Shariat, a pastor who believes followers of Islam are evil, to serve as keynote speaker. Earlier this week 14 religious leaders sent a letter to Governor Dirk Kempthorne urging him not to attend the breakfast, but the governor...

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Archbishop of Canterbury Speaks Out for Religious Tolerance

March 3, 2006

Source: The Church of England Newspaper

http://www.churchnewspaper.com/news.php?read=on&number_key=5809&title=Archbishops%20Sudan%20plea%20for%20tolerance

On March 3, 2006 The Church of England Newspaper reported, "A passionate appeal for tolerance towards religious minorities in Sudan was issued on his first visit to the country by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Williams this week. Dr Williams’...

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Bush's Visit to India Includes Interfaith Meeting

March 3, 2006

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1436617.cms

On March 3, 2006 The Times of India reported, "US President George W. Bush will carry home memories of an inter-faith meeting with nine spiritual leaders that revealed to him the religious diversity of this 'amazing' country. 'The world can have peace only if people of different religions live together in peace, and India is a good example of that,' Bush told religious leaders...

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Interfaith Leaders Ask Governor to Boycott Prayer Breakfast

March 2, 2006

Source: KBCI TV

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/11648451/from/RL.1/

On March 2, 2006 KBCI TV reported, "Despite a letter from local religious leaders urging him to stay away, Gov. Dirk Kempthorne says he will attend Saturday's State Prayer Breakfast as he has in the past... The local religious leaders urge the governor not to attend Saturday's Idaho State Prayer Breakfast because they say keynote Pastor Hormoz Shariat's primary mission 'is to convert Muslims to Christianity...

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Interfaith Leaders Call for Immigration Reform

March 2, 2006

Source: Catholic Online

http://www.catholic.org/national/national_story.php?id=18902

On March 2, 2006 Catholic Online reported, "In an interfaith press event held March 1, Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick of Washington called upon President Bush and Congress to work together toward the enactment of comprehensive immigration reform... Cardinal McCarrick was joined by several other interfaith leaders, including Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Jr., president and chief...

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In Baltimore County, Schools Won't Close for Muslim Holidays but Student Attendance on Holy Days May be Monitored

March 1, 2006

Source: The Baltimore Sun

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/local/baltimore_county/bal-md.co.board01mar01,0,5567442.story

On March 1, 2006 The Baltimore Sun reported, "The Baltimore County school board asked Superintendent Joe A. Hairston last night to monitor the attendance of Muslim students on religious observances and to designate the dates of Muslim holiday observances on the school calendar. The monitoring was among...

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Brockton Interfaith Group Addresses Teen Violence, Gangs

February 28, 2006

Source: The Enterprise

http://enterprise.southofboston.com/articles/2006/02/28/news/news/news09.txt

On February 28, 2006 The Enterprise reported, "A spotlight will be shined tonight on youth violence prevention and continued efforts to keep Legion Parkway safe. The Brockton Interfaith Community and Messiah Baptist Church congregation have scheduled a meeting tonight with Police Chief William Conlon... While it is mostly directed at members of...

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Opinion: "Walk in Each Other's Shoes"

February 28, 2006

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,,1719418,00.html

On February 28, 2006 The Guardian ran an opinion piece by Rabbi Tony Bayfield, the head of the Movement for Reform Judaism in Britain and a co-president of the Council of Christians and Jews. Bayfield writes, "Sir Jonathan Sacks, leader of Britain's orthodox Jewish community, and Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, have found themselves at the centre of what is, I hope,...

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Opinion: "It Takes More than Tea and Biscuits to Overcome Indifference and Fear"

February 27, 2006

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,,1718626,00.html

On February 27, 2006 The Guardian ran an opinion piece by columnist Madeleine Bunting about "the inadequacies of Britain's smug multiculturalism" that the recent cartoon controversy has exposed. Bunting writes, "This is how Britain does multiculturalism. It creates community leaders and then expects them to organise their fiefdoms. At an institutional level there is plenty of tea and...

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Islamic Center of Tacoma Hosts Open House to Educate, Engage Neighbors In Wake of Cartoon Crisis

February 27, 2006

Source: The News Tribune

http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/story/5553674p-4998943c.html

On February 27, 2006 The News Tribune reported, "The University Place mosque held an open house Sunday to show non-Muslims the sanctuary, and answer questions about their religion – with a special focus on the prophet Muhammad and the recent controversy regarding some newspapers’ decision to publish editorial cartoons depicting him.

'We...

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