Interfaith

Muslims Invited to Use Catholic Community Center for Friday Prayer

March 2, 2005

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/jersey/4310645.stm

On March 2, 2005 the BBC News reported, "Jersey's Catholic Church has come to the aid of the Muslim community. When the planning authorities ruled that the room in a restaurant they were using to pray was a fire hazard, they had to find another place. They temporarily decamped to a living room of someone's home where evening prayers were held every day during the holy month of...

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PM Postpones Plans for Interfaith Commission

February 27, 2005

Source: IslamOnline.net

http://islam-online.net/English/News/2005-02/27/article03.shtml

On February 27, 2005 IslamOnline.net reported, "A day after representatives of different faiths endorsed a proposal on the formation of an inter-faith commission, Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi on Sunday, 27 February, poured cold water on the issue. 'Don't start any issue that can arouse uneasiness among multi-religious Malaysians,' Abdullah said addressing proponents...

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Christian-Muslim "Friendship Fest" to Include Concerts, Dialogue

February 26, 2005

Source: The Christian Post

http://www.christianpost.com/article/ministries/1062/section/huge.music.festival.exchange.between.christians.and.muslims/1.htm

On February 26, 2005 The Christian Post reported, "A 3-day high profile musical celebration will take place in Morocco, part of the Arab-Muslim world. Friendship Fest will feature 8-12 well-known Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) bands and 3-4...

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Akbar Ahmed Honored at National Cathedral for Work in Interfaith Understanding

February 25, 2005

Source: Daily Times

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_22-2-2005_pg7_38

On February 25, 2005 the Daily Times reported, "last Sunday’s evening song – a special evening prayer – at the National Cathedral was dedicated to Dr Akbar Ahmed in recognition of his work towards inter-faith understanding. The ceremony started with the reading of a message from the Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom, while Bishop John Chane of the...

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Discussion Begins on Interfaith Commission to Identify Common Values

February 24, 2005

Source: The New Straits Times

http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Friday/National/NST32254031.txt/Article/indexb_html

On February 24, 2005 The New Straits Times reported, "A national conference to discuss the formation of an interfaith commission to identify values and ethical standards common to all religions began today. Culture, Arts and Heritage Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim said the proposed commission was one of...

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Muslim-Christian Dialogue to Be Held Following OIC Summit

February 23, 2005

Source: Arab News

http://www.arabnews.com/?page=1&section=0&article=59410&d=23&m=2&y=2005

On February 23, 2005 the Arab News reported, "Following an initiative from Crown Prince Abdullah, Senegal will host an [Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)] summit and a Muslim-Christian dialogue in December next year. Senegal’s President Maitre Abdoulaye Wade gave this information to Arab News after opening Senegal’s new embassy in the...

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University of Missouri Hosts Interfaith Expo

February 21, 2005

Source: The University of Missouri- St. Louis Student Newspaper

http://www.thecurrentonline.com/news/2005/02/21/Features/Expo-For.Faith.Groups.Promotes.Spirituality-871593.shtml

On February 21, 2005 The University of Missouri- St. Louis Student Newspaper reported, "St. Louis spiritual groups and campus faith-based organizations shared their beliefs and their organizations' objectives to students at the first...

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Jews and Muslims Coexist Peaceably in Marseille, Offering Model

February 21, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A40389-2005Feb20.html

On February 21, 2005 The Washington Post reported, "Marseille, population 800,000, a proud and bristly Mediterranean port, has since ancient times mixed diverse cultures and faiths. Today it is home to nearly 200,000 Muslims and 80,000 Jews, the continent's third-largest Jewish population center. All the ingredients for protracted sectarian violence would...

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Seattle Unity

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Phone: 206-622-8475
Email: minassist@seattleunity.org
Website: http://www.seattleunity.org
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Panel Bridges Muslims and Christians at Dekalb University

February 17, 2005

Source: Northern Star

http://www.star.niu.edu/articles/?id=5435

On February 17, 2005 the Northern Star reported, "in its discussion panel Wednesday night, the Muslim Student Association sought to build bridges between Islamic and Christian faiths. The panel, titled 'Building Bridges Between Neighbors,' addressed a need for education and unity of faiths to coincide with Muslim Awareness Week. Keynote speakers included Rita Root, reverend for the Federated Church of Sycamore, and...

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Buddhists Eye Church Property

February 17, 2005

Author: Douglas Belkin

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2005/02/17/buddhists_eye_church_property/

Leaders in Lowell's burgeoning Southeast Asian community are planning to ask the Archdiocese of Boston to sell them the Notre Dame de Lourdes Church on Smith Street for less than half its assessed value so they can convert it into a Buddhist temple.

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Lincoln Interfaith Council Bouncing Back After Tough Year

February 17, 2005

Source: Lincoln Journal Star

http://www.journalstar.com/articles/2005/02/11/local/doc420bf0fa135c4519777524.txt

On February 17, 2005 the Lincoln Journal Star reported, "it's been a rough year for the Lincoln Interfaith Council, the group that promotes cooperation among people of all religious faiths. The resignation of Norm Leach as executive director last February and his conviction for sexually assaulting a Boy Scout hung over the group...

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Jews, Christians and Muslims in Chico to Gather for Abraham Celebration

February 15, 2005

Source: Chico Enterprise-Record

http://www.chicoer.com/Stories/0,1413,135~25088~2712227,00.html

On February 15, 2005 the Chico Enterprise-Record reported, "anyone with an interest is welcome to share a meal and learn about three religions Sunday at Chico's Celebration of Abraham. The event will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church. Participants will hear brief talks on Judaism, Christianity and Islam along with selections from sacred music and...

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