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Interfaith Prayers Bring Healing to Boston's Logan Airport

March 4, 2004

Source: The Milford Daily News

http://www.milforddailynews.com/artsCulture/view.bg?articleid=42933

On March 4, 2004 The Milford Daily News reported, "Ellen Band has brought prayer into the noisy bustle of everyday life. Now, while travelers rush through Logan Airport, they hear sacred words and sounds from the world's great religions wafting through the elevated walkway to Terminal E. Band's intriguing audio installation rearranges and broadcasts a mix...

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At Chicago School, Islamic Club Attracts More Non-Muslims Than Muslims

March 3, 2004

Source: The Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/printedition/chi-0403030282mar03,1,6198292.story?coll=chi-printmetro-hed

On March 3, 2004 The Chicago Tribune reported, "At one meeting of Evanston Township High School's new Islamic club, non-Muslim students tried on head scarves. At another, they passed around prayer beads used to praise Allah. With Islam facing increasing scrutiny, a group of...

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Boston Area Rabbi Is Also a Unitarian Minister

March 3, 2004

Source: The Baltimore Jewish Times

http://www.jewishtimes.com/News/3731.stm

On March 3, 2004 The Baltimore Jewish Times reported, "This past Christmas, Rabbi Howard Berman found himself going where perhaps no rabbi has gone before: leading a processional to 'Come All Ye Faithful' at a Boston-area Christmas service. Berman led the processional at the Arlington Street Church not as a guest, but as part of his role as associate clergy at the Boston Unitarian Universalist Church....

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Court Rules: Catholic Charities Must Pay for Birth Control

March 2, 2004

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/02/national/02CHAR.html

On March 2, 2004 The New York Times reported that "the California Supreme Court ruled Monday that Catholic Charities must provide its employees in California with medical coverage for birth control, in spite of its religious objections to contraception. The ruling has sweeping implications for religion-based nonprofit organizations and hospitals throughout the state and could influence...

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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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