Interfaith

Catholic Clerics Attend and Support Hindu Festival

June 11, 2004

Source: Hindustan Times

http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_818397,00050006.htm

On June 11, 2004 the Hindustan Times ran an Indo-Asian News Service article that reported, "The annual 'Gayatri Chalisa' held in an Indian township in South Africa took a unique turn when two members of a Catholic church attended it and described it as 'an uplifting experience.' The event, sponsored by the local Gujarati community, was held at the Ramakrishna Hall at Lenasia...

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Sikhs at White House for Faith-Based Initiatives Conference

June 11, 2004

Source: The Sikh Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/s/SCOREWHC

On June 11, 2004 The Sikh Network reported, "The Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE), a Washington based organization, attended the first White House National Conference on Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, addressed by President Bush in Washington DC... The conference provided participants with information about the Federal funding process, available funding opportunities, requirements that come with the receipt...

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Since 9/11 Muslims and Methodists Unite in MN

June 10, 2004

Source: Sun Newspapers

http://www.mnsun.com/archive.asp?display=story2&year=2004&storyID=137882

On June 10, 2004 Sun Newspapers reported that, "On June 19, the Methodists and the Muslims will get together for a big picnic at Brooklyn Park’s River Park. It will be the third picnic that the congregations have organized since the terrorist attacks in September 2001, which put the nation at war but brought the local Islamic center and church...

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Immigration and the Changing American Religious Landscape

June 10, 2004

Source: Religious News Service Press Releases

http://www.religionnews.com/press02/PR060904B.html

On June 10, 2004 Religious News Service Press Releases reported, Anthony E. Healy, president of VISIONS DECISIONS, Inc. has written a recent article that traces the changing religious landscape of America in light of recent waves of immigration. According to Healy, recent immigration trends favor Catholic and Muslim numbers in America.

Editorial: Interfaith Leaders Support Orland Park Mosque Project

June 7, 2004

Source: Daily Southtown

http://www.dailysouthtown.com/southtown/letters/x07-fd1.htm

On June 7, 2004 the Daily Southtown reported,"As members of the steering committee ofthe Southwest Inter-faith Team, we commend the Orland Park village officials for their support for the building of a mosque in their community. In the year we have existed, SWIFT has sponsored dialogues over dinner and presentations by speakers in which Christians, Jews and Muslims have learned...

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Dedication of Hindu Temple Includes Hindu Priests and Buddhist Monks

June 7, 2004

Source: Straits Times

http://straitstimes.asia1.com.sg/singapore/story/0,4386,254943,00.html?

On June 7, 2004 the the Straits Times reported, "Hindu priests and Buddhist monks joined in religious prayer at the $2.25 million Arulmigu Velmurugan Gnanamuneeswarar Temple in Sengkang yesterday. The sculptural and ornamental works in the Hindu temple...got off to an auspicious start when MP Indranee Rajah (Tanjong Pagar GRC) placed the main sangus, or...

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An Interfaith Leader Builds Social Bridges in Chicago

June 6, 2004

Source: The Chicago Sun-Times

http://www.suntimes.com/output/falsani/cst-nws-davis06.html

On June 6, 2004 The Chicago Sun-Times reported, "For more than 20 years, the Rev. Stanley L. Davis, a longtime social justice activist and United Church of Christ minister, has been the go-to guy for all things religious in Chicago...Davis, 66, a tall, bearded wall of a man who wears his heart on his sleeve and has mischief in his eyes, recently retired as executive...

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Moldova Serves As Case Study for Inter-Religious Dialogue Conference

June 4, 2004

Source: Moldova AZI

http://www.azi.md/news?ID=29404

On June 4, 2004 Moldova AZI reported, "Moldova may well be attributed to regions with an environment favorable in terms of inter-religious relations, believes Mr. Klaus Schumann, Director General of Political Affairs of the Council of Europe. He is taking part in a Roundtable named 'Promoting Inter-Religious Dialog as a Means for Reconciliation, Conflict Resolution and Improving Democratic Stability in Southeastern Europe: the Case of...

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Association for Global New Thought Holds Conference on Peace and Nonviolence in Italy

June 3, 2004

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/features/20040603-9999-1c3peace1.html

On June 3, 2004 The San Diego Union-Tribune reported, "This week, [Azim] Khamisa, founder of a local youth-violence prevention program, and [the Rev. Wendy] Craig-Purcell, longtime pastor of the Church of Today in San Diego, are at Synthesis Dialogues III, an international conference outside of Rome, exchanging ideas about peace and...

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Bush Addresses Conference on Faith-Based Initiatives

June 2, 2004

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A7952-2004Jun1.html?referrer=email

On June 2, 2004 The Washington Post reported, "More than 1,600 religious leaders and social workers from across the country converged on the Hilton yesterday for the first White House National Conference on Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. It followed 12 regional conferences that drew more than 15,000 people. Bush spoke to the...

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