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Peace Vigils Mirror Interfaith Service in Assisi

January 25, 2002

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

On January 25, 2002, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that "as diverse a religious gathering as Pittsburgh ever sees came to what participants called 'our little piece of Assisi' last night to join their prayers for peace with those of Pope John Paul II and religious leaders from around the world... Catholic Bishop Donald Wuerl came first down the aisle of the chapel of the Sisters of St. Francis of Millvale, where 125 people had gathered. After him came veiled Muslim women, a Baptist minister, Jewish leaders, a Zen...

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Muslim Center of Detroit (CJ)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 October 2004.

Phone: 313-883-3330
Email: ciom@aol.com
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Research conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

Description

The Muslim Center of Detroit is a part of the Muslim American Society, established in 1985 under Imam W. Deen Mohammed. The center is located on the west side of Detroit in a building that was...
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Muslim Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 20 December 2013.

Contact Information

Address: 1181 Ogden Ave, Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Email: iaswm2013@gmail.com
Website: http://iaswm.org/

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Karbala Islamic Educational Center (CJ)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 October 2004.

Phone: 313-584-2077
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Description

The Karbala Education Center is located along a busy commercial strip in the heart of a thriving Middle Eastern community in Dearborn, a middle-class suburb of Detroit. The strip is lined with numerous Middle Eastern...
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Detroit Masjid

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 19 October 2004.

Phone: 313-532-3519

Muslim Unity Center (CJ)

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 25 March 2005.

Phone: 248-857-9200
Email: info@muslimunitycenter.com
Website: http://www.muslimunitycenter.org
Research conducted by The University of Michigan-Dearborn Pluralism Project.

History

The Unity Center was established in 1993 by Victor Begg and other Muslims living in the northern suburbs of Detroit who felt a need to develop an Islamic center in the...
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Peace Vigils Mirror Interfaith Service in Assisi

January 23, 2002

Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

On January 23, 2002, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that "leaders of more than 20 faiths and denominations in the St. Louis region will gather tonight to reflect on the call to peace found in their respective scriptures... Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, Taoist, Sikh and Ba'hai leaders will enter the sanctuary of the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica and individually read from their scripture about peace... Archbishop Justin Rigali, past chairman of the Cabinet of the Interfaith Partnership of Metropolitan St....

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Female Pilot Wins Suit Over Clothing Rules in Saudi Arabia

January 23, 2002

Source: The Washington Post

On January 23, 2002, The Washington Post reported that "seven years after the Air Force's top-ranked female fighter pilot began a one-woman crusade, the Defense Department yesterday dropped its requirement that female military personnel in Saudi Arabia put on black, head-to-toe gowns when leaving their base... Lt. Col. Martha McSally had sued Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld over the dress code. She contended that the policy on abayas, a form of head-to-toe gown similar to the burqa worn by many women in Afghanistan,...

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Editorial: "U.S. Muslim Women Must Speak Out for Freedom"

January 23, 2002

Source: Newsday

On January 23, 2002, Newsday featured an editorial by Zainab al-Suwaij, executive director of the American Islamic Congress in New Haven, Conn. "Ever since a terrorist cell of Muslim men launched a vicious attack on America, the scarf I wear has become a charged symbol... Although some women fear wearing a hijab in America, my experience has been just the opposite: People are respectful and understanding... On Oct. 8, I showed up at work and discovered many female colleagues - all non-Muslims - wearing the hijab as a sign of sisterly...

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