Interfaith

Episcopal Church to Offer World Religions Classes in Penn Yan, NY

August 19, 2004

Source: The Finger Lakes Times

http://www.fltimes.com/Main.asp?SectionID=38&SubSectionID=121&ArticleID=5548

On August 19, 2004 The Finger Lakes Times reported, "her idea is neither new nor profound, but in small-town America where Christianity remains the norm and church-goers often sit in the same pews as their grandfathers, the Rev. Denise Yarbrough’s proposed world religions class appears somewhat radical. The course, scheduled to begin...

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Faith-Based Initiatives Shift Constitutional Separation

August 18, 2004

Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/186737_bushfaith18.html

On August 18, 2004 Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported that, "a study, compiled by researchers at the Rockefeller Institute of Government in Albany, N.Y., is one of the first comprehensive looks at administration efforts to redirect government grants to churches and other faith-based groups... Taken together, the report finds that the Bush programs 'mark a major...

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Jews, Christians and Muslims from Atlanta Visit Sites of Ancient "Al-Andalus"

August 14, 2004

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/saturday/content/epaper/editions/saturday/faith_values_14d19512e3d0a1980050.html

On August 14, 2004 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported, "This summer, 32 Atlantans took a 10-day journey together through Andalusia --- the region of southern Spain that includes Grenada, Seville and Toledo --- and to Morocco, to see remnants of a distinctive way of life that...

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Arizona Interfaith Movement Seeks to Host 2009 Parliament of the World's Religions

August 14, 2004

Source: East Valley Tribune

http://www.aztrib.com/index.php?sty=26373

On August 14, 2004 the East Valley Tribune reported, "The Rev. Paul Eppinger, the founder and driving force behind the Arizona Interfaith Movement, wants to see the Valley host the next Parliament of The World’s Religions, slated for 2009. It may be a long shot, admitted Eppinger, just returned from Barcelona, Spain, where the movement’s delegation of six gave a presentation to the fourth Parliament...

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Queen Praises Country's Religious Tolerance

August 13, 2004

Source: Borneo Bulletin

http://www.brunei-online.com/bb/fri/aug13w12.htm

On August 13, 2004 the Borneo Bulletin reported, "Thai Queen Sirikit, who turned 72 on Thursday, lauded Thailand's traditional values of generosity and tolerance for different religions in a speech delivered on the eve of her birthday. Thursday is a national holiday, marking Thailand's Mother's Day to honour the queen's birthday. The day was marked by celebrations and special events to commemorate the...

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Buddhists Ask Tribal Leaders to Perform Ritual to Help Fight Crime

August 11, 2004

Source: News24

http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_1571071,00.html

On August 11, 2004 News24 reported, "The Buddhist temple in Bronkhorstspruit called on the help of sangomas last week in an attempt to curb crime in the area. Peter Just, spokesperson for the temple, said crime escalated in the area over the past few months. Because the perpetrators were probably from the local tribal communities, the temple thought that a...

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Interfaith Forum Columbus

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 28 October 2005.

Contact Information

Address: 319 Nineteenth Street, Columbus, IN 47201
Email: madhubv@msn.com

Interfaith Forum Columbus (IFFC) is a regionally-based group located in Columbus, Indiana, a small city of 38,000 people located about 40 miles south of the state's capital, Indianapolis. The group consists of Baha'is, Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews, Muslims, Sikhs and Unitarians, working together to promote...
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"Religions for Kerry": Democrats Seek Religious Voters

August 11, 2004

Source: Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/features/religion/la-na-faith8aug08,1,3897896.story?coll=la-news-religion

On August 11, 2004 the the Los Angeles Times reported that,"hoping to loosen President Bush's hold on voters who regularly attend church, Sen. John F. Kerry's campaign has launched what many observers say is the most ambitious Democratic effort in recent times to reach people of faith... The Kerry...

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Interfaith Conference Examines "Religion, Peace and the Olympic Ideal"

August 11, 2004

Source: Anti-Defamation League

http://www.adl.org/PresRele/ChJew_31/4547_31.htm

On August 11, 2004 the Anti-Defamation League issued a press release that reported, "The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) participated in a gathering of religious and interfaith leaders from around the world in Athens in the run up to the 2004 Summer Olympics in Greece. The Interreligious Conference in Athens, August 10 – 11, 2004, was hosted by the Greek Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in...

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"Uniquely Singapore" Branding Campaign Includes Attention to Religious Diversity

August 9, 2004

Source: TODAY online

http://www.todayonline.com/articles/23727.asp

On August 9, 2004 TODAY online reported, "The essence, or 'soul,' of Singapore has had several re-incarnations in the last decade but arguably none on as high a plane of existence as its current avatar. The 'Uniquely Singapore' branding campaign came to life only in March — but its presence is being felt practically everywhere. From the Singapore Zoo and the Post Office to food outlets, shops and even drug...

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Officials Defy Court Rulings Banning Exclusive Prayers in S.C.

August 9, 2004

Source: AP

http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/news/local/9351133.htm

On August 9, 2004 AP reported, "Some local government leaders in South Carolina are continuing to pray to a specific god at meetings, despite a federal appeals court ruling that such religion-specific prayers are unconstitutional. Charleston County Councilman Tim Scott described the ruling as part of a continuing attack on Christianity, and he said he hopes his council will fight back by...

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