Interfaith

At the National Prayer Breakfast, Increased Diversity and a Call for Faith-Based Responses to Poverty

February 2, 2006

Source: Beliefnet

Wire Service: RNS

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/184/story_18477_1.html

On February 2, 2006 Religion News Service reported, "President Bush and rock star Bono, speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday (Feb. 2), preached messages promoting faith-based activism on behalf of the world's poor. Bono, a musician with the Irish band U2, has drawn attention in recent years to those afflicted by AIDS and poverty in...

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The Institute for the Study of Religion and Culture (ISRC)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 16 March 2006.

Contact Information

Address: Payap University Crystal Spring Campus
48/5 Huey Kaeo Rd., Chiang Mai, 50200, TH
Email: isrc@cm.ksc.co.th
Website: http://isrc.payap.ac.th/

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Country: Thailand
Type of Organization: Academic
Constructive Practices: Education and Information Dissemination
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Pakigdait Inc. (Pakigdait Ug Pag-Amoma Alang sa Kalinaw)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 29 February 2012.

Phone: 063-233-3103
Email: pagkigdait@yahoo.com
Website: http://pakigdaitinc1.tripod.com/index.htm
[flickr_set id="72157621814808615"] Country: Philippines
Type of Organization: Interfaith
Constructive Practices: Education and Information Dissemination

Mission and Vision

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Jordanian Interfaith Coexistence Research Center (JICRC)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 20 July 2010.

Contact Information

Address: P.O. Box 811633, Amman, 11181, JO
Email: info@coexistencejordan.org
Website: http://www.coexistencejordan.org/

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Country: Jordan
Type of Organization:  A non-governmental organization registered in Jordan that focuses on grassroots interfaith dialogue and coexistence.

 

Mission...

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Editorial: "Abandoning Pluralism"

January 31, 2006

Source: The Courier-Journal

http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060131/OPINION01/601310354

On January 31, 2006 The Courier-Journal ran an editorial stating, "Ernie Fletcher [governor of Kentucky] puts great stock in the power of prayer. But how, pray tell, can the state's chief elected official host a prayer breakfast and exclude non-Christians from the program? That is a question all of us should be asking...

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Interfaith Group Writes “A Faithful State of Union Address”

January 31, 2006

Source: Faithful America

http://www.faithfulamerica.org/

On January 31, 2006 Faithful America issued a "Faithful State of the Union" address. "Much has been said of the wisdom that has guided this great nation across the centuries; the wisdom of its founders, its constitution, and, at a few pivotal times, its elected leaders. Yet thousands of years before there was a United States of America, the Hebrew Prophet Micah proclaimed in just a few words what would be a moral standard for...

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Interfaith Leaders Pledge to Build Peace in Region

January 31, 2006

Source: AllAfrica.com/Catholic Information Service for Africa

http://allafrica.com/stories/200601310302.html

On January 31, 2006 Catholic Information Service for Africa reported, "Interfaith leaders from West Africa and the United States meeting in Liberia vowed to work together to monitor government activity, promote justice and equality, and minimize corruption to help achieve lasting peace in the region. Regional faith leaders committing to the initiative included...

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Jewish Senator to Lead National Prayer Breakfast

January 31, 2006

Source: The Guardian

Wire Service: AP

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uslatest/story/0,,-5582838,00.html

On January 31, 2006 the Associated Press reported, "The annual National Prayer Breakfast will be co-chaired by Sen. Norm Coleman, the first time in memory that a Jew will lead the gathering, and at a time when some rabbis have expressed misgivings about what they see as the event's overtly Christian tone. The breakfast is staged...

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University of Nevada-Las Vegas Holds Interfaith Barbeque

January 30, 2006

Source: The Rebel Yell

http://www.unlvrebelyell.com/article.php?ID=8697

On January 30, 2006 The Rebel Yell reported, "About 50 people gathered at the Newman Center [at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas] Thursday to eat barbequed food and interact with UNLV students of different backgrounds and faiths... For some, it was their first time visiting the Newman Center. Most were members, but others had heard about the event from friends. Some attendees were small children,...

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Interfaith Coffee Coop Thrives

January 30, 2006

Source: Yes!

http://www.yesmagazine.org/article.asp?id=1344

On January 30, 2006 Yes! reported, "Mirembe Kawomera coffee delivers a double jolt. First, there’s the caffeine, but right behind that tang comes the jolt of learning that the arabica beans were sold by an alliance of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Ugandan farmers. This unique cooperative in the Mbale region of Uganda is Mirembe Kawomera—Delicious Peace. Their coffee comes to market fairly traded,...

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Opinion: "Religious Pluralism in America"

January 29, 2006

Source: Lompoc Record

http://www.lompocrecord.com/articles/2006/01/29/opinions/012906b.txt

On January 29, 2006 the Lompoc Record ran an opinion piece by Dr. Bob Cornwall, pastor of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Lompoc. "Religion is a universal attribute of human existence. Officially, atheistic nations haven't rooted it out, nor have economic, scientific, or educational advances diminished its presence. Religions may resist modernity...

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Religious Leaders Urge Norway to Help Restore Peace in the Country

January 27, 2006

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Nepal News

http://www.nepalnews.com/archive/2006/jan/jan27/news14.php

Leaders from various faiths in Nepal have urged the international community, especially Norway, to play a more effective role in finding a peaceful solution to Nepal['s] crisis. They also requested the international community to support and cooperate with the religious communities in Nepal in their efforts for peace.

During a meeting...

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