Interfaith

Interfaith Center Opens at Nazareth College

January 19, 2005

Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050119/NEWS01/501190337/1002/NEWS#top

On January 19, 2005 the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reported, "a group of area clergy and college faculty has created the Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue. Based at Nazareth College, the center will undertake and sponsor research, provide training seminars and...

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Spiritual Center in Ithaca Home to Many Religions

January 19, 2005

Source: The Ithaca Journal

http://www.theithacajournal.com/news/stories/20050119/localnews/1886821.html

On January 19, 2005 The Ithaca Journal reported, "located on Turkey Hill Road in Ithaca [NY], the Foundation of Light offers a unique spiritual experience for local residents who are looking for an environment that is accepting of all religious and nonreligious denominations. In the early 1970s, the Foundation of Light was established by Mabel...

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Pope Receives Interfaith Delegation

January 19, 2005

Source: Scientology Newsroom

http://www.scientology.org/en_US/news-media/briefing/2005/hr/050128.html

On January 19, 2005 the Scientology Newsroom reported, "Members of Churches of Scientology were among leaders of different faiths who joined the largest group of rabbis and other Jewish delegates to be granted audience by the Pope. The delegation was organized by Mr. Gary Krupp, founder of the Pave the Way Foundation, a multi-faith alliance that...

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Interfaith Coalition Launches Emergency Fund Drive

January 15, 2005

Source: The Providence Journal

http://www.projo.com/religion/content/projo_20050115_inter15.ee71c.html

On January 15, 2005 The Providence Journal reported, "moving to build on what has been a cordial but informal relationship, a broad coalition of faith groups from across Rhode Island has come together to underscore their relationship in a more formal way. The Rhode Island Interfaith Coalition -- bringing together leaders of most of the state's faith...

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Church Hosts Religious Diversity Event to Promote Tolerance

January 15, 2005

Source: The Daily Item

http://www.dailyitem.com/archive/2005/0115/local/stories/13local.htm

On January 15, 2005 The Daily Item reported, "in an effort to promote religious tolerance, the Community Alliance for Respect and Equality and Beaver Memorial Church, Lewisburg is offering a diversity program Sunday at the church. Organizers hope the event will dispel the illusion that the Central Susquehanna Valley residents are only Christians and help remove...

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NY Church Holds Interfaith Service for World Peace

January 10, 2005

Source: The Journal News

http://www.thejournalnews.com/newsroom/011005/b05w10dedication.html

On January 10, 2005 The Journal News reported, "Religious leaders assembled yesterday to proclaim world peace and foster an understanding of people's differences and common bonds. Nine colorful batik banners with symbols representing the world's major religions and cultures were unveiled during a morning service at Memorial United Methodist Church. The flags...

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Religion Goes to Work with Interfaith and Immigrant Religions

January 9, 2005

Source: The Charlotte Observer

http://www.tallahassee.com/mld/charlotte/business/special_packages/newbank/10602085.htm

On January 9, 2005 The Charlotte Observer reported, "through a seminar series called Leaders Lighthouse, [Glenn] Love teaches companies to practice 'servant leadership' and to identify employees' individual talents... Love and legions of believers like him are marching their religious beliefs, and practices, into the...

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Jewish-Muslim Conference Condemns Killing in Name of God, Pledges to Work for Peace

January 9, 2005

Source: Ha-Aretz

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/524476.html

On January 9, 2005 Ha-Aretz reported, "There was no shortage of moving moments during the unprecedented 'Rabbis and Imams for Peace' conference, which was sponsored by the organization Hommes de Parole. The conference hosted more than 200 rabbis and imams as well as Christian clergy from all over the world to convey the message that religion does not send people out to kill and that anyone who takes a life in...

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Kansas City Faithful Ring in the New Year with Interfaith Service, Tsunami Fundraiser

January 5, 2005

Source: The Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/living/10563889.htm

On January 5, 2005 The Kansas City Star reported that on, "Dec. 31, nearly 300 folks gathered at the Rime Buddhist Center for the 19th annual 'World Peace Meditation.' This year the program included the Muslim call to prayer, American Indian smudging, a Buddhist chant, a Sikh prayer, sacred Hindu music, a Christian hymn and a Sufi dance. In the keynote address, the Rev....

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Tsunami Interfaith Service Near D.C. Builds Community

January 5, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A48988-2005Jan5.html

On January 5, 2005 The Washington Post reported, "The faithful of many faiths gathered last night in Montgomery County to speak words of peace and welcome in Arabic, to chant Buddhist prayers and read Old Testament Psalms. They spoke in many tongues, but all called out to God for the same purpose: relief for the victims of the deadly South Asian tsunami....

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Muslims and Jews Come Together for "Weekend of Peace and Friendship"

January 3, 2005

Source: The Louisiana Weekly

http://www.louisianaweekly.com/cgi-bin/weekly/news/articlegate.pl?20051203h

On January 3, 2005 The Louisiana Weekly reported, "on the weekend of January 14-16, members of Touro Synagogue and Masjidur Raheem (Mosque of the Merciful) will come together for a weekend of joint prayer, education, community service, fellowship and athletics entitled 'Weekend of Peace and Friendship.' The Muslim and Jewish congregations will...

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Christians, Jews Reach Out to Muslims After Mosque Fire in Springfield

January 3, 2005

Source: The Republican

http://www.masslive.com/hampfrank/republican/index.ssf?/base/news-6/1104742146166280.xml

On January 3, 2005 The Republican reported, "the Al-Baqi Islamic Center ended the year in flames, but yesterday a different fire burned for the mosque as some 50 people from all denominations showed support for the Muslims who lost their house of worship. The mosque was severely damaged by fire Dec. 8. Seven youths have...

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Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Tsunami Victims Held in New Delhi

January 2, 2005

Source: Central Chronicle

http://www.centralchronicle.com/20050102/0201011.htm

On January 2, 2005 Central Chronicle reported, "Heads of various religions gathered here today to offer joint prayers for the victims of Tsunami tragedy. Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Zorastrian and Jew leaders took part in an interfaith prayer meeting held at Gandhi Smriti Bhavan and expressed solidarity and empathy with thousands of affected people. The religious heads said people of every...

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