Interfaith

Jews and Buddhists to Gather in Ukiah for Retreat, Ritual

February 3, 2006

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Willits News

http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=2,2278,0,0,1,0

On February 3, 2006 The Willits News reported, "A collaboration between Buddhists and Jews in mid-February will offer an unusual retreat and ritual experience to all interested people. The Ukiah Community of Mindful Living, a group of practitioners in the Mindfulness tradition of monk and teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, and Kol HaEmek, the Inland Mendocino Jewish...

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Update: Brooklyn's Holiday Display Policy Upheld in Appeals Court

February 3, 2006

Source: Newsday

Wire Service: AP

http://www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/newyork/ny-bc-ny--nativitysceneruli0203feb03,0,5594909.story?coll=ny-region-apnewyork

On February 3, 2006 the Associated Press reported, "A federal appeals court has upheld a city policy on holiday displays for its schools that allows Santa Claus, reindeers, Christmas trees and symbols of Jewish...

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The Vatican Criticizes Western Media for Publishing Cartoons of Prophet

February 3, 2006

Source: The Washington Times

Wire Service: UPI

http://www.washtimes.com/upi/20060203-024326-2031r.htm

On February 3, 2006 United Press International reported, "The Vatican Friday criticized western media for inflaming the Muslim world by running derogatory cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammed. Cardinal Archille Silvestrini, head of the Vatican's department for Eastern Churches, told the Corriere della Sera freedom is not an...

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Faith-Based Groups Respond to Immigration Crisis

February 2, 2006

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0202/p13s02-lihc.html?s=hns

On February 2, 2006 The Christian Science Monitor reported, "As the US Senate and state legislatures take up the hot political issue of immigration reform, religious voices are joining others in calling for a more comprehensive approach. While faith leaders support the need to enforce the law and protect national security, many say that a strict emphasis on enforcement...

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Inter-Religious Organization (IRO)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 17 October 2014.

Phone: 065-673-3982
Email: irosingapore@gmail.com
Website: http://www.iro.org.sg/website/home.html
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Country: Singapore
Type of Organization: Interfaith
Constructive Practices:
Promotion of Inter-Religious Dialogue
Press Relations
Information Dissemination

Mission

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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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