Interfaith

Interfaith Alliance Rejects Proposed Marriage Amendment

April 22, 2004

Source: The Interfaith Alliance

http://www.interfaithalliance.org/News/News.cfm?ID=5333&c=37

On April 22, 2004 The Interfaith Alliance reported, "Today, The Interfaith Alliance, the nation’s largest interfaith organization called on the United States Congress to reject a proposed amendment to the Constitution, known as the Federal Marriage Amendment." The organization released a statement saying, in part: "As a mainstream religious organization of over...

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Hundreds of Teens to Participate in Interfaith Service in Chicago

April 22, 2004

Source: The Pioneer Press

http://www.pioneerlocal.com/cgi-bin/ppo-story/localnews/current/sk/04-22-04-278078.html

On April 22, 2004 The Pioneer Press reported, "Area teens will have a chance to meet and work with teenagers of other faiths Sunday when they take part in the National Day of Youth Service. The event, sponsored by the Interfaith Youth Corps, will bring together teenagers in 20 cities including an estimated 400 in the...

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Photographer Talks About His Book Depicting "Living Faith"

April 22, 2004

Source: Beliefnet.com

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/144/story_14482_1.html

On April 22, 2004 Beliefnet.com posted an interview with Dinesh Khanna about his photographic documentation of India in his new book, Living Faith. The article reported, "A decade ago, photographer Dinesh Khanna set out to record his fellow Indians' everyday lives and the country's kaleidescopic culture. Two collections have come out of his journey: 'Bazaar' (2001) and his new book, '...

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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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