Interfaith

At Interfaith Conference, PM Praises Dialogue as Conflict-Resolution Tool

September 20, 2004

Source: CNews

http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2004/09/19/635981-cp.html

On September 20, 2004 CNews reported, "Religious conflicts are one of the biggest challenges facing the international community, Prime Minister Paul Martin said on Sunday as he prepared to head to New York City to attend the United Nations General Assembly. 'You can sit down to discuss economics, you can discuss politics and in fact, there is normally a rational background that one can...

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Rabbi Seeks to Find "Common Ground, Shared Narrative" for Israelis

September 19, 2004

Source: Cleveland Jewish News

http://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/articles/2004/09/17/news/israel/rmelchior0917.txt

On September 19, 2004 the Cleveland Jewish News reported, "Rabbi Michael Melchior[,]... Israel's energetic Knesset member and deputy minister for foreign affairs[,]... has been a vocal advocate for pluralism and religious tolerance, establishing many programs aimed at narrowing the gaps in Israeli society. He is currently...

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Yale Accommodates Diversity With Religious and Spiritual Life Committee

September 19, 2004

Source: Yale Daily News

http://www.yaledailynews.com/article.asp?AID=26139

On September 19, 2004 Yale Daily News reported, "in order to better accommodate the ever-changing religious community at the University, officials have assembled a Committee on Religious and Spiritual Life at Yale. Formed at the request of Yale President Richard Levin, the group will make recommendations to him and the Yale Corporation this spring about how the University can best support students...

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Hip Hop and Faith Communities Support "Let Justice Roll" Campaign

September 19, 2004

Source: National Council of Churches Press Release

http://www.ncccusa.org/news/04hiphopsummit.html

On September 19, 2004 National Council of Churches Press Release reported, "New Birth Baptist Church Cathedral of Faith International will host a weekend of activities sponsored by the 'Let Justice Roll: Faith and Community Voices Against Poverty' Campaign of the National Council of Churches USA and the Center for Community Change; Russell Simmons' Hip Hop Summit Action...

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In Milwaukee, Interfaith Rally to Discuss Social Issues

September 19, 2004

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

http://www.jsonline.com/news/metro/sep04/259556.asp?format=print

On September 19, 2004 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported, "in what could be one of the largest interdenominational rallies ever in downtown Milwaukee, more than 6,000 people will gather Saturday at the U.S. Cellular Arena to hold a candid conversation with state and federal politicians on a variety of social issues... Rolling Thunder, the Gamaliel...

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Policy on Religious Diversity in South Carolina

September 19, 2004

Source: The State (S.C.)

http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/news/local/9702893.htm

On September 19, 2004 The State (S.C.) reported, "[The] new policy on religious diversity at Great Falls Town Council meetings was posted at [the] Town Hall before the Aug. 16 meeting: The invocation and its content do not represent the views or religious beliefs of the town of Great Falls. The town of Great Falls believes in the freedom of religion and welcomes into its...

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Marketing to Ethnic Populations Requires Acute Cultural Awareness

September 19, 2004

Source: TIME

http://www.time.com/time/globalbusiness/article/0,9171,1101040920-695866,00.html

On September 19, 2004 TIME reported, "The country is no longer defined, and shaped, exclusively by white Anglo-Saxons but increasingly by African Americans, Asian Americans and Hispanic Americans. This New Mainstream is transforming how America will work, play, learn and spend in the coming decades. Any company or institution that fails to...

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Yale Chaplain Recognizes Diverse Holidays

September 19, 2004

Source: Yale Daily News

http://www.yaledailynews.com/article.asp?AID=26117

On September 19, 2004 the Yale Daily News reported, "every Yale student is faced with the formidable task of juggling academics, extracurricular activities and free time. But some religious students find it more difficult to fit one aspect of their lives into the scholastic mold... To help alleviate this potential problem, the University Chaplain's Office has ordered copies of a calendar that...

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September 11 Memorials Highlight Commonality and Moral Significance of Tolerance

September 18, 2004

Source: AZ Central

Wire Service: AP

http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/0912911-vignettes12.html

On September 18, 2004 the Associated Press provided a report on the 9-11 memorials held nationwide. A highlight from this report includes an interfaith memorial held in Atlanta, GA. It was reported that, "speakers at an interfaith service that included readings from the Bible and the Koran urged people to focus on what they have...

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Interfaith Prayer Service for 9-11 Anniversary in CT

September 18, 2004

Source: The Hartford Courant

http://www.ctnow.com/news/local/hc-911prayer0910.artsep10,1,3529849.story?coll=hc-headlines-local

On September 18, 2004 The Hartford Courant reported, "marking the third anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, representatives from nine religious faiths will gather Sunday at Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford for the third annual interreligious prayer service for remembrance and peace. The first...

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"Erase the Hate" Campaign to Focus on Religious Diversity in Toledo, OH

September 18, 2004

Source: The Toledo Blade

http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040918/NEWS10/40918005/-1/NEWS

On September 18, 2004 The Toledo Blade reported, "Erase the Hate, an annual campaign involving area religious and civic groups to encourage racial harmony and community accord, begins tomorrow with a "Taste of Diversity" event at noon in International Park, offering food samples from different ethnic traditions. This year's...

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Project on Faith Monologues Initiated at Vanderbilt

September 17, 2004

Source: Vanderbilt Hustler

http://www.vanderbilthustler.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2004/09/17/414a64955a409

On September 17, 2004 Vanderbilt Hustler reported, "a $10,000 grant given by the United Methodist Church this year will enable members of the Vanderbilt community to explore the differing viewpoints on faith and spirituality. Faith Project is an effort to gather stories of faith and weave them into a performance of monologues by this Spring...

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