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At Parliament, Debate Over Meaning and Definition of Religion

July 10, 2004

Source: Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/printedition/chi-0407100135jul10,1,1475107.story?coll=chi-printnews-hed

On July 10, 2004 the Chicago Tribune reported, "In a quiet room, spiritual leader Hum Bui and his followers, women dressed in sky-blue tunics with cone-shaped headscarves, enlighten a mesmerized crowd about their Vietnamese faith. Their founder established the CaoDai movement in 1925 to...

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Muslim School Joins Theological Consortium in Washington, D.C.

July 10, 2004

Source: Lexington Herald-Leader

http://www.kentucky.com/mld/heraldleader/living/religion/9103640.htm

On July 10, 2004 Lexington Herald-Leader reported, "The Graduate School of Islamic and Social Sciences in Leesburg, Va., has joined the Washington Theological Consortium, marking the first time that a Muslim school has become part of a major group of U.S. seminaries and schools of religion... The Washington consortium is one of 10 such cooperatives in...

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Pagans Attend World Parliament of Religions

July 10, 2004

Source: WitchVox.com

http://www.witchvox.com/words/words_2004/e_powr.html

On July 10, 2004 WitchVox.com posted an essay by Jerrie Hildebrand that reported, "This week, over sixty Pagans, Wiccans, Witches, Asatru and Contemporary Shamans from the United States, Finland, the Netherlands, Germany, England, Spain, Mexico, and other places are participants to the Council of the Parliament of World Religions in Barcelona, Spain. Representatives of Circle Sanctuary, Lady...

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Theologian Hans Küng Calls for Return to Dialogue, Ethics to Address World Problems

July 10, 2004

Source: swissinfo

http://www.swissinfo.org/sen/Swissinfo.html?siteSect=111&sid=5075809

On July 10, 2004 swissinfo reported, "Leading Swiss theologian Hans Küng has called for a return to religious values to ensure peace in the world. In an interview with swissinfo, Küng said humanity’s survival depended on the existence of a worldwide ethic and dialogue between religions. The 75-year-old theologian is to receive an award for his work in fostering...

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Watchdog Organization Keeps Preachers from Backing Candidates

July 10, 2004

Source: The Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/9121508.htm?1c

On July 10, 2004 The Kansas City Star reported, "Under IRS rules, tax-exempt groups such as churches may not participate in political campaigns for or against candidates. Certain political activities are permitted, such as voter education or registration conducted in a nonpartisan manner. Alleged violations could bring federal scrutiny. The coalition, a...

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Call to Dialogue in Hamtramck, Mich

July 9, 2004

Source: Detroit Free Press

http://www.freep.com/news/locway/call9_20040709.htm

On July 9, 2004 Detroit Free Press reported, "Dozens of people came together Thursday evening at the Al-Islah Islamic Center in Hamtramck to talk about what they have in common in the religiously divided city.

They talked about being immigrants or the children of immigrants. They talked about how Christians, Muslims and Jews all believe in one God... Hamtramck has been divided...

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Parliament Brings Religious Leaders Together to Address Social Problems

July 8, 2004

Source: Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0407080280jul08,1,1851065.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

On July 8, 2004 the Chicago Tribune reported, "Learned Muslim clerics, Buddhist monks and Roman Catholic cardinals rarely find themselves in the same place at the same time with gurus, cult followers and mystics. But the Parliament of World's Religions, convening a weeklong...

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Women's Interfaith Institute

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 14 March 2006.

Phone: 315-568-1726
Email: info@womensinterfaithinstitute.com
Website: http://www.womensinterfaithinstitute.org/
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Women's Interfaith Institute in the Berkshires
P.O. Box 443
Lenox, MA 02130
Administrative Coordinator: Sandra Beer
Email: wiii@igc.org
Website: http://www.womensinterfaithberkshires.org...
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Prince Charles Opens Multifaith Garden at Primary School

July 7, 2004

Source: The Scotsman/PA News

http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=3173370

On July 7, 2004 PA News reported, "The Prince of Wales today opened a multi-faith garden in a primary school. Charles was visiting Deansfield Primary School in Eltham, south– east London, and was greeted with applause by waiting schoolchildren when he arrived this morning...The cloister garden at the school was designed and built by an alumni of the Prince’s Foundation for the Built...

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Interfaith Alliance Releases Guidelines for Campaigning in a Multi-Faith Nation

July 7, 2004

Source: Interfaith Alliance

http://releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=146-07072004

On July 7, 2004 Interfaith Alliance reported, "This week, The Interfaith Alliance sent copies of its latest publication, 'Running for Office in a Multi-Faith Nation,' to the Kerry- Edwards and Bush-Cheney campaign offices. The guides have also been sent to all Democratic and Republican candidates for the United States Senate and House of Representatives, the Democratic...

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Editorial: Rabbi Considers Contemporary Discussion on Religious Pluralism

July 6, 2004

Source: The Indianapolis Star

http://www.indystar.com/articles/3/160222-9743-021.html

On July 6, 2004 The Indianapolis Star reported, "When the sociologist Will Herberg wrote a seminal book in 1955 titled 'Protestant, Catholic and Jew,' he was reflecting on what he saw were the primary religious affiliations in the United States. He wrote of ethnic divisions fading against a backdrop of three primary faith expressions that made up the American landscape. That...

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