Bahá'í

Multi-Religious Event Promotes Tolerance in Lahore

November 28, 2005

Source: Daily Times

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2005%5C11%5C28%5Cstory_28-11-2005_pg7_13

On November 28, 2005 the Daily Times reported, "For the first time in the history of the city, people belonging to different religions celebrated their religious festivals at one platform and stressed the need for interfaith dialogue to promote tolerance in the society with the concept of 'One God'. Muslim, Christian, Sikh,...

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New York Baha’i Devotional Meeting Stresses the Importance of Community

November 28, 2005

Source: Baha'i World News Service

http://news.bahai.org/story.cfm?storyid=409

On November 28, 2005 the Baha'i World News Service reported, "The sounds of African drums and soaring voices burst out over a normally quiet lower Manhattan Street lined with antique dealers and four-story apartment buildings. It was a recent Sunday morning and the pulsating energy was coming from the New York Baha'i Center where a drum circle was being led by African-American men, with people from a...

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Baha’is the World Over Commemorate the Passing of 'Abdu'l-Baha

November 28, 2005

Source: Baha'i World News Service

http://news.bahai.org/photo.cfm?pictureid=1783

On November 28, 2005 the Baha'i World News Service reported, "On November 28, members of the Baha'i Faith throughout the world commemorate the passing of 'Abdu'l-Baha, the eldest son and successor of Baha'u'llah. 'Abdu'l-Baha died in His house in Haifa in 1921, aged 77. More than 10,000 mourners, representing all the diverse religions and ethnic communities in the Holy Land, attended His funeral...

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Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebrated in Tampa Bay Area

November 23, 2005

Source: St. Petersburg Times

http://www.sptimes.com/2005/11/23/Tampabay/Diverse_faiths_unite_.shtml

On November 23, 2005 the St. Petersburg Times reported, "Thanksgiving and its tasty trimmings came early this year at the Islamic Society of Tampa Bay Area Mosque. The mosque partnered with the Council on American-Islamic Relations Tuesday afternoon to host its third annual community Thanksgiving meal. After the dinner, mosque leaders and the Brandon...

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Baha’i Radio Show Draws a Wide Audience

November 21, 2005

Source: Baha'i World News Service

http://news.bahai.org/story.cfm?storyid=406

On November 21, 2005 the Baha'i World News Service reported, "A weekly Baha'i radio program is building bridges of understanding across the more than 100 islands of the Torres Strait in the far north of Australia. Aimed at providing a service to the Baha'i community scattered throughout the islands, the program is now also attracting participation by many of the majority Christian population. The...

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Religious Organizations Pledge Cooperation on UN Millennium Development Goals

November 17, 2005

Source: OneWorld South Asia

http://southasia.oneworld.net/article/view/122362/1/

On November 17, 2005 OneWorld South Asia reported, "Over twenty organizations representing different faiths - including Art of Living, Brahmakumaris, Ramakrishna Mission, Sant Nirankari Mandal, Diocese of Agra and Church of North India, Emmanuel Hospital Association, Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief, World Vision India, Bharat Sokagakkai, Bahai National...

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Baha'is Bring Speaker on Gender Equity to London

November 16, 2005

Source: The London Free Press

http://lfpress.ca/newsstand/Today/2005/11/16/1308883-sun.html

On November 16, 2005 The London Free Press reported, "The London Baha'i community is bringing prominent gender equality expert Elizabeth Wright to London for four workshops. Wright, the Canadian director of the Baha'i Office for the Advancement of Women, located in Quebec City, kicks off her London seminars with a public meet-and-greet tomorrow afternoon, followed by a...

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Delaware Baha'is Celebrate Birth of Baha'u'llah

November 12, 2005

Source: The News Journal

http://www.delawareonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051112/NEWS/511120320/-1/NEWS01

On November 12, 2005 The News Journal reported, "Aura Draper's hands caressed the folk dresses, some decorated with bright fabrics and beads, each representing a singular world culture. Each one stood for the different races and ethnicities of people that the Baha'i faith, which she follows, embraces. That philosophy...

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Reorganized Kansas City Interfaith Group Draws Diverse Crowd

November 11, 2005

Source: The Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/13137514.htm

On November 11, 2005 The Kansas City Star reported, "[Reverend Wallace Hartsfield], a longtime area Baptist minister, looked out from a podium Thursday at the more than 600 people who gathered for the [Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council's] inaugural luncheon at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

Represented were American Indian spirituality, Bahai, Buddhism,...

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Representative of Nine Religions Attend Baha’i Peace Event in Dar Es Salaam

November 9, 2005

Source: Baha'i World News Service

http://news.bahai.org/story.cfm?storyid=398

On November 9, 2005 the Baha'i World News Service reported, "Representatives of nine religious communities offered prayers on the International Day of Peace at a gathering organized by the Baha'i community of Tanzania. 'This is an historic day,' said keynote speaker, United Nations representative Eshila Maravanyika. Ms. Maravanyika expressed her delight at witnessing representatives of the various...

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Scots Obtain New Baha’i Center

November 1, 2005

Source: Baha'i World News Service

http://news.bahai.org/story.cfm?storyid=395

On November 1, 2005 the Baha'i World News Service reported, "An elegant Baha'i center in the Scottish capital has been obtained after a united effort by the local and national Baha'i communities. The center, at 44 Albany Street, is in the historic Georgian New Town area of the city, within the building conservation zone and close to Edinburgh's central business and shopping district. The four-story...

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Texas Interfaith Disaster Response Helps Resettle Katrina Evacuees

October 25, 2005

Source: Disaster News Network

http://www.disasternews.net/news/news.php?articleid=2927

On October 25, 2005 the Disaster News Network reported, "'Resettlement is a long process,' said Amy Elder, co-coordinator of the newly-formed Texas Interfaith Disaster Response (TIDR) in Austin. 'I really believe the hardest work is yet to come.' Elder volunteered to help lead the interfaith group at a recent meeting of the central Texas chapter of Voluntary Organizations Active...

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Baha'i Conference Seeks to Close Gap Between Faith and Action

October 20, 2005

Source: Science and Technology News

http://www.stnews.org/News-1804.htm

On October 20, 2005 Science and Technology News reported, "For the Baha’i faith, understanding the relationship between science and religion is crucial to spiritual growth. A recent conference on 'Science, Religion, and Social Transformation' organized by the Association for Baha’i Studies in Boston aimed to close the widening chasm between philosophical understandings of science and religion and...

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"Coffee Conversations" Bring Together Muslims, Christians, Baha'is, Buddhists and Jews in Charlotte

October 19, 2005

Source: The Charlotte Observer

http://www.charlotte.com/mld/observer/news/local/states/north_carolina/counties/mecklenburg/12938157.htm

On October 19, 2005 The Charlotte Observer reported, "Coffee Conversations, a new Mecklenburg Ministries program geared for young professionals, will kick off at 6 p.m. next Wednesday at the Dowd YMCA. The program will consist of a series of informal dialogues about the role of...

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