Interfaith

Catholics Not Included in Religious Tolerance Meeting

March 2, 2004

Source: WPXI

http://www.wpxi.com/news/2888754/detail.html

On March 2, 2004 WPXI ran an Associated Press article that reported, "A meeting to promote religious tolerance in Russia isn't off to a very good start. It seems Catholics aren't invited. More than 300 religious leaders from the Commonwealth of Independent States, a loose grouping of most of the former Soviet republics, are to participate in the conference beginning Tuesday. But the conference will only include...

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Chaplaincy Institute of Maine

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 17 November 2009.

Phone: 207-347-6740
Email: chime@gwi.net
Website: http://www.chimeofmaine.org

Mission

From website: “The Chaplaincy Institute of Maine is an interfaith wisdom school and open community committed to transformation of the self and planet earth through education, ordination, support, celebration and service.”

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Indian Americans in Politics

February 29, 2004

Source: The San Francisco Chronicle

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/02/29/MNGTF5AQCC1.DTL

On February 29, 2004 The San Francisco Chronicle reported, "Challenging a powerful, well-funded, 12-term U.S. representative may seem like a risky way for an emerging interest group to gain political clout. But the candidacy of Ro Khanna, a 27-year-old lawyer who is in Tuesday's Democratic primary...

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Faith Leaders Discuss Religion and the Press

February 29, 2004

Source: The Indianapolis Star

http://www.indystar.com/articles/8/124947-8428-131.html

On February 29, 2004 The Indianapolis Star published an editorial by Dennis Ryerson, editor of the Star. Ryerson wrote concerning a recent discussion about religion and the press he held with a group of 30 individuals including conservative evangelicals and moderate to liberal Methodists, Jews, Muslims, Catholics and Baptists. They asked that the Star remain a secular newspaper...

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Interfaith Leader Fights Against Discrimination of Same-Sex Marriages

February 29, 2004

Source: The Northwest Indiana Times

http://www.thetimesonline.com/articles/2004/02/29/news/region_and_state/3c692497dad1297986256e490013a337.txt

On February 29, 2004 The Northwest Indiana Times reported, "As much as many people would like to sweep it back into the closet, the gay marriage debate has swept the nation -- and the fallout didn't spare Northwest Indiana this week... On Thursday, Jeff Miner, an...

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Interview with Bettina Gray, Founder of North American Interfaith Network

February 28, 2004

Source: The Toledo Blade

http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040228/NEWS10/102280186/-1/NEWS

On February 28, 2004 The Toledo Blade reported, "When Bettina Gray helped organize a multifaith council in Berkeley, Calif., in the early 1970s, she didn’t know if there were any similar groups in existence...In 1980, Ms. Gray’s organization, the North American Interfaith Network, conducted a survey that found...

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Interfaith Alliance of Hawaii Recognized for Advocacy Work

February 28, 2004

Source: The Star-Bulletin

http://starbulletin.com/2004/02/28/news/story11.html

On February 28, 2004 The Star-Bulletin reported, "the Interfaith Alliance of Hawaii won a national award last night for advocacy work that 'exemplifies that religion can be a constructive force in public life.' Four Hawaii members of the organization accepted the award at the national conference of the Interfaith Alliance at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago. The Bishop P. Francis Murphy...

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Winners Announced in Interfaith Space Competition

February 26, 2004

Source: Market Wire

http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=63725

On February 26, 2004 Market Wire reported, "The Interfaith Sacred Space International Design Competition today announced four winning entries in the first competition in the history of religion designed specifically to identify concepts for truly interfaith sacred space. The competition's goal is to encourage creation of spaces designed for use by peoples of all faiths, as a...

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Growing Religious Diversity in South Carolina: Implications for the Palmetto State (2003)

Abstract

This paper documents the growth of religious diversity in South Carolina, drawing on interviews with members from the traditions represented, previous scholarly research on religion in South Carolina, newspaper articles, census data and interviews with religion reporters and educators across the state. After presenting basic outlines and historical sketchs of each faith in South Carolina, the paper goes on to explore the implications of this growing diversity for a Southern "Bible Belt" state like South Carolina, highlighting controversies over...

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ACLU Applauds Court Ruling on Funding for Theology Students

February 25, 2004

Source: The American Civil Liberties Union

http://www.aclu.org/ReligiousLiberty/ReligiousLiberty.cfm?ID=15078&c=37

On February 25, 2004 The American Civil Liberties Union reported, "The American Civil Liberties Union today welcomed the decision by the Supreme Court to let states decide for themselves whether to grant scholarship money to theology students, which the ACLU said undermines one of the core legal arguments in the President’s so-...

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Muslim Imam Responds to "The Passion"

February 25, 2004

Source: The Orange County Register

http://www2.ocregister.com/ocrweb/ocr/article.do?id=82623

On February 25, 2004 The Orange County Register reported that "four Orange County spiritual leaders got together Monday for an early look at 'The Passion,' and, at the Register's request, described what they saw and how the movie affected them.

Each of the four - a Christian evangelist, a Jewish rabbi, a Muslim imam and a Catholic priest - offered a personal...

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Utah Panel Examines Diversity in a Homogenous Society

February 25, 2004

Source: The Deseret Morning News

http://deseretnews.com/dn/view/0,1249,590045643,00.html

On February 25, 2004 The Deseret Morning News reported, "On Tuesday night, local religious leaders came together at Utah Valley State College for a roundtable discussion, entitled 'Religious diversity in a homogenous culture.' The homogeneity, of course, is the result of a local community that is largely LDS. In Utah County alone 90 percent of the population is LDS. There is...

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