Interfaith

Students Play Learning Game About Religious Centers, Commemorate 9/11

September 12, 2004

Source: Channel News Asia

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/106158/1/.html

On September 12, 2004 Channel News Asia reported, "They call it the 9-11 Amazing Race, although it is not taking place in New York but at Bedok North in Singapore. They are teams taking part in Saturday's Racial Harmony Amazing Race organised by the South East Community Development Council... The game requires contestants to cover various...

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Diverse Places of Worship in the Midwest Offer Spiritual Refuge

September 8, 2004

Source: CNBC News

Wire Service: Reuters

http://www.denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36~26~2373876,00.html

On September 8, 2004 Reuters reported, "Today's highly stressed business travelers may need islands of respite to restore the spirit and calm the tensions that build with security checks, crowded flights and navigating a car in unfamiliar territory. Some of these quiet spots are easy to find -- the airport chapel, a roadside...

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Interfaith Peace March Staged Following Atrocities in Iraq and Nepal

September 6, 2004

Source: DAWN

Wire Service: AFP

http://www.dawn.com/2004/09/06/top17.htm

On September 6, 2004 Agence France-Presse reported, 'Some 3,000 people from various religious groups in Nepal took advantage of the relaxation of a curfew to stage a peace march through the streets of the Nepalese capital on Sunday, organizers said. Those taking part in the procession called for religious tolerance following rioting directed at Muslim targets in response to the...

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Eck on Denial of Tariq Ramadan by Homeland Security

September 4, 2004

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2004/09/04/why_exclude_a_muslim_voice/

On September 4, 2004 The Boston Globe provided an editorial by Diana Eck on the denied entry of Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan into the US. Such efforts, according to Eck, limit the possibilities for healthy social and religious dialogue between Muslim's and the West. Eck writes, "Ramadan's...

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Opinion: Revoking Progressive Muslim Scholar's Visa "Sends Signal of Paranoia"

September 4, 2004

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2004/09/04/why_exclude_a_muslim_voice/

On September 4, 2004 The Boston Globe ran an op-ed piece by Pluralism Project director Dr. Diana Eck, responding to the U.S. government revoking the visa of Swiss Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan. Eck writes, "I write as a scholar who believes Ramadan's progressive voice is critical for all of us...

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Becket Fund Intervenes in Ganesha Temple Dispute

September 3, 2004

Source: News India Times

http://desitalk.newsindia-times.com/2004/09/03/nyc12-q-top.html

On September 3, 2004 News India Times reported that, "Roman Storzer, director of litigation of The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, had asked Justice Raymond Dearie to issue an injunction barring the New York State Supreme Court Judge Joseph J. Golia and his appointed referee, Anthony J. Piacentini, from engaging in further activity that would jeopardize the rights and...

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