Interfaith

Interfaith Group Lobbies for Drug Reforms to Aid the Poor

April 21, 2004

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/business/globe/articles/2004/04/21/groups_push_drug_makers_to_help_poor/

On April 21, 2004 The Boston Globe reported, "A coalition of faith-based investor groups has persuaded drug maker Schering-Plough Corp. to improve its program providing free and discounted medicines to the poor and is making similar demands on other major pharmaceutical companies. The Interfaith Center on...

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Muslim Scholars Praise Boxer Muhammad Ali for Teaching Tolerance

April 21, 2004

Source: The Courier Journal

http://www.courier-journal.com/localnews/2004/04/21ky/A1-ali0421-8253.html

On April 21, 2004 The Courier Journal reported, "Growing up in Iran in the 1970s, Omid Safi knew of only one Muslim outside of his native country: Muhammad Ali. Safi, along with other Muslim scholars from Asia and the United States, met the former heavyweight boxing champion in person yesterday in Ali's native Louisville. Ali, they said, set a...

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Muslims Ask Church to Allow Prayer in Cathedral in Ancient Mosque Complex

April 19, 2004

Source: The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,3604,1194663,00.html

On April 19, 2004 The Guardian reported, "Muslims across Spain are lobbying the Roman Catholic church in the southern city of Córdoba to make a symbolic gesture of reconciliation between faiths by allowing them to pray in the city's cathedral. Córdoba's renaissance cathedral sits in the centre of an ancient mosque complex, and local Muslims want to be allowed to...

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Yale Students Cultivate Understanding Through Faith and Environment Group

April 19, 2004

Source: Yale Daily News

http://www.yaledailynews.com/article.asp?AID=25832

On April 19, 2004 the Yale Daily News reported, "A group of religious Yalies in search of sunshine and spirituality Friday found it in a day of weeding and trellis-building at the Yale Organic Garden on Edwards Street. The newly-formed Faith and Environment group's first event included several presentations on religion and the environmental movement in addition to the garden work. 'I myself had...

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Arizona Group Gathers to Combat Religious Bigotry

April 17, 2004

Source: The Arizona Republic

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/northphoenix/articles/0417bigotry17Z3.html

On April 17, 2004 The Arizona Republic reported, "A group of about 100 people, representing numerous faiths, gathered Tuesday at the Arizona Capitol to share their stories of religious bigotry and their ideas on how to combat it. The event was put together by the Anti-Defamation League, the National Conference for Community and...

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Chicago Interfaith Movement Aids the Environment

April 16, 2004

Source: The Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chicago/chi-0404160046apr16,1,951926.story?coll=chi-newslocalchicago-hed

On April 16, 2004 The Chicago Tribune reported on "Faith in Place, an interfaith organization that works with Chicago-area religious leaders on environmental issues. The network consists of 85 congregations in Chicago and its suburbs and represents a broad spectrum of...

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Dover Interfaith Group Supports Community Leaders

April 16, 2004

Source: Dover Community News

http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/dover/d4_16b.htm

On April 16, 2004 Dover Community News reported, "The Dover Area Religious Leaders Association is made up of religious leaders of the First Parish Congregational Church, UCC, St. John’s United Methodist Church, the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Union Congregational Church of...

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Women's Faith- Based Prison Opens in FL

April 15, 2004

Source: The Associated Press

http://customwire.ap.org/dynamic/stories/F/FAITH_BASED_PRISON?SITE=ILSPR

On April 15, 2004 The Associated Press reported, "The nation's first faith-based prison for women opened in a Tampa-area detention center Wednesday, nearly five months after a similar program began for men. About 300 female prisoners will be confined at the Hillsborough Correctional Institution, all volunteers who agreed to participate in a program...

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Interfaith Ceremony Remembers Victims of the Holocaust

April 15, 2004

Source: The Daily Review

http://www.dailyreviewonline.com/Stories/0,1413,88~11031~2085466,00.html

On April 15, 2004 The Daily Review reported, "Members of the interfaith community again will join with their Jewish friends in remembering one of the most horrific chapters in world history. The 21st annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Service will take place Sunday evening at Temple Beth Torah in Fremont, the Tri-City area's only synagogue. The event...

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In Plano, TX Social Justice Arises From the Suburbs

April 13, 2004

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/opinion/columnists/wmckenzie/stories/041304dnedimckenzie.9cf57.html

On April 13, 2004 The Dallas Morning News reported, "Privacy fences. Big houses. Corporate campuses. That's what you see when you drive across Plano, one of Texas' wealthiest and most influential suburbs. You might not think the cause of social justice has much...

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