Interfaith

US Air Force Academy Faces Charges of Rampant Evangelization

June 27, 2005

Source: TIME Magazine

http://www.time.com/time/archive/preview/0,10987,1074105,00.html

On June 27, 2005 TIME Magazine reported, "This week, after a six-week barrage of allegations, the Air Force is expected to release a report based on more than 300 interviews, addressing charges that the academy is rife with an officially encouraged religious evangelization. Critics say the behaviors violated the Constitution and Department of Defense regulations--and...

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Rivera Presbyterian Church Offers Introduction to World's Faiths

June 26, 2005

Source: The Miami Herald

http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/local/states/florida/counties/miami-dade/cities_neighborhoods/east/11982085.htm

On June 26, 2005 The Miami Herald reported, "Today's lecture on Buddhism is the second in a four-part series at Riviera Presbyterian... on world religions. The series examined the views of Hinduism last weekend and will look at Islam and 'life's big...

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Multireligious Delegation from Pakistan Visits India to Support Peace Process

June 26, 2005

Source: WebIndia123

Wire Service: IANS

http://news.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=91692

On June 26, 2005 the Indo-Asian News Service reported, "A group of Pakistani Hindu, Sikh, Christian and Muslim delegates is visiting places of worship in Delhi and neighbouring Indian states to give a boost to the bilateral peace process... 'The peace process will improve as more and more delegations from both sides make such visits....

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Anti-Poverty Effort Unites Religious Leaders, Rock Stars

June 25, 2005

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/religion/stories/062505DNrel-Live8.3fb53b01.html

On June 25, 2005 The Dallas Morning News reported, "Next Saturday, in eight cities around the world, a dizzying array of pop and rock superstars will take the stage hoping to raise awareness about poverty in Africa...

The event – dubbed Live 8 – comes just days before a Group of...

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International, Interfaith Town Hall Discusses Religion and Civil Society

June 25, 2005

Source: The Indianapolis Star

http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050625/LIVING/506250338/1007/LIVING

On June 25, 2005 The Indianapolis Star reported, "When Jessica Pollock talks about the upcoming international town hall meeting, she gets excited about the possibility for peace in the Middle East -- and here in the Indianapolis area. Indianapolis is one of 40 sites of Sunday's live video conference on resolving the...

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Woman Brings Together Christians and Jews in Fort Worth, and Beyond

June 25, 2005

Source: Star-Telegram

http://www.dfw.com/mld/dfw/living/religion/11974859.htm

On June 25, 2005 the Star-Telegram reported, "For five years, [Monica "Posy"] McMillen has been leading tours such as this one [to Israel] in which 26 travelers, Christians and Jews primarily from the Fort Worth area, explored both the differences and commonalities of their faiths...The Christian woman has long had a close link to the Jewish community. She was the chairwoman of the...

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Rev. Moon Announces Peace Bridge, Encourages Americans to Engage in Interreligious Dialogue

June 25, 2005

Source: US Newswire

http://releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=49419

On June 25, 2005 a US Newswire press release reported, "The Reverend Sun Myung Moon will unveil his proposal for the construction of a 51-mile-long bridge between Alaska and Siberia that would link America's fortune with that of Russia... In addition, Rev. Moon will issue a new challenge to America, calling for Christians, Muslims and Jews to overcome their differences, promote interreligious...

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The Interfaith Alliance Offers Apology Following Controversial Remarks About Focus on the Family

June 24, 2005

Source: The Daily Sentinel

http://www.gjsentinel.com/hp/content/news/stories/2005/06/24/6_24_apology_to_Dobson_WWW.html

On June 24, 2005 The Daily Sentinel reported, "A religious group apologized Thursday to James Dobson for remarks made six weeks earlier that compared him and his Colorado Springs-based ministry to the Gestapo and Taliban. The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado condemned Focus on the Family last month for...

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"Thresholds" Exhibit Brings Together Artists of Varied Faiths

June 24, 2005

Source: The Charlotte Observer

http://www.charlotte.com/mld/observer/entertainment/11972541.htm

On June 24, 2005 The Charlotte Observer reported, "Pentecostalism, Evangelical Christianity, Catholicism, Greek Orthodox, pantheism, Judaism, Buddhism -- such various religious traditions rarely are found together. But they're all represented in 'Thresholds: Expressions of Art and Spiritual Life,' an exhibit opening today with a public reception from 6 to 9 p.m...

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After Court Ruling, Religious Institutions May Be Vulnerable; Local Governments Have Power to Seize Property

June 24, 2005

Source: Beliefnet

Wire Service: RNS

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/169/story_16968_1.html

On June 24, 2005 Religion News Service reported, "Religious institutions may be more vulnerable to takeover through eminent domain after Thursday's (June 23) Supreme Court ruling that gives local governments greater power to seize properties for private economic development, according to some religious and civil rights advocacy groups. Churches,...

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Interfaith March Against Poverty Planned for Nairobi

June 24, 2005

Source: All Africa.com/Catholic Information Service for Africa

http://allafrica.com/stories/200506240693.html

On June 24, 2005 the Catholic Information Service for Africa reported, "The civil society in Kenya is urging people to participate in an interfaith march geared seeking immediate cancellation of debts and campaigning for transparent and accountable governance in African countries.

The Interfaith and Civil Society Organization Campaign to End Global Poverty...

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Skepticism Expressed Over AFA Report, Citing Yale Divinity School's Previous Study

June 24, 2005

Source: Rocky Mountain News

http://rockymountainnews.com/drmn/state/article/0,1299,DRMN_21_3879019,00.html

On June 24, 2005 the Rocky Mountain News reported, "A House Armed Services subcommittee will hold a hearing Tuesday on religious tolerance at the Air Force Academy, and one scheduled witness is not impressed by a Pentagon report on the issue. 'I think that what they're saying is that everything that has happened (at the academy) has been...

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Minister Tells Court that Interfaith Event Ended with Death Threat

June 23, 2005

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald/AAP

http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/interfaith-forum-ended-with-death-threat-court-told/2005/06/22/1119321795460.html?on

On June 23, 2005 the Australian Associated Press reported, "A Presbyterian minister has sought a permanent personal protection order, claiming his and his family's safety is at risk, after an interfaith meeting that was meant to promote...

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