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Posted to Religious Diversity News on August 1, 2018
This is clearly a significant step in encouraging knowlege of Sikhs and Sikhism with this prestigious platform.
Posted to Religious Diversity News on July 19, 2017
The city of Boston is launching a poster campaign to fight Islamophobia by encouraging bystanders to intervene, in a nonconfrontational way, if they witness anti-Muslim harassment.
Starting Monday, the city began installing 50 posters around the city with advice on what to do if you see Islamophobic behavior. The posters recommend sitting by a victim of harassment and talking with them about a neutral subject while ignoring the harasser.
Posted to Religious Diversity News on December 30, 2016
(JTA) – Two Boston-area high schools canceled the hockey season for their joint boys team over what faculty said was anti-Semitic comments and actions by players against a teammate.
Dispute Over Proposed Muslim Cemetery in Massachusetts Town Deepens | WWRN – World-wide Religious News
Posted to Religious Diversity News on December 21, 2016
Boston — A dispute over a proposed Muslim cemetery in a small Central Massachusetts town is deepening, as the state attorney general and the U.S. attorney’s office have intervened, warning local officials they could be violating civil-rights laws.
Posted to Religious Diversity News on June 1, 2016
The Buddhist Channel (BC) is a global news platform that provides non-sectarian news and features on Buddhism. The BC is the world’s final word on Buddha Dharma related development, covering all major traditions of Buddhism such as Theravada, Mahayana, Vajrayana and Zen.
Posted to Religious Diversity News on May 3, 2016
“The usual notion is that Christianity would have a special problem dealing with intelligence out there, because it would take us away from being the center of the universe. For some people that’s very threatening, because somehow we won’t be as special as we have been,” says astronomer and former NASA historian Steven Dick. More →
Posted to Religious Diversity News on April 26, 2016
Onaje X.O. Woodbine walked away from Yale to Ghana, feeling valued only for his court skills. Now he sees urban basketball as a powerful healing rite.
Posted to Religious Diversity News on March 22, 2016
With Spotlight winning the Oscar for Best Picture, NPR’s Audie Cornish talks to Sacha Pfeiffer, one of the reporters portrayed in the film who broke the story of sexual abuse by Catholic priests.