Christianity

Creationist Lecturer Scheduled to Speak in Missouri Public School

May 5, 2006

Source: Americans United for Separation of Church and State

http://www.au.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=8199&news_iv_ctrl=0&abbr=pr

On May 5, 2006 Americans United for Separation of Church and State reported, "A Missouri public school district’s plan to sponsor a high school assembly by a creationist lecturer violates the U.S. Constitution and must be dropped, according to Americans United for Separation of Church and State. In a...

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Bush Leads White House National Day of Prayer

May 4, 2006

Source: Beliefnet

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/190/story_19073_1.html

On May 4, 2006 Beliefnet reported, "Calling the United States 'a nation of prayer,' President Bush marked the annual National Day of Prayer with an interfaith ceremony at the White House on Thursday (May 4). 'On this special day, we give thanks for the many ways that America has been blessed, and we acknowledge the Almighty, who is the source of these blessings,' the president told a crowd of...

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Muslim Imams and Christian Priests to Play Interfaith Soccer Game

May 4, 2006

Source: IslamOnline.net

http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2006-05/04/article03.shtml

On May 4, 2006 IslamOnline.net reported, "Muslim imams and Christian priests will play on Saturday, May 6, in an unprecedented friendly officiated by three Jewish referees to help promote inter-faith understanding. The 60-minute march will bring together eight players from each side and will be played in a Berlin high school. The friendly is organized by the...

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Evangelicals Organize Marathon Bible Reading on Capitol Lawn for National Day of Prayer

May 4, 2006

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0504/p01s03-uspo.html

On May 4, 2006 The Christian Science Monitor reported, "Bible reading wasn't on the itinerary. But when Hun Jang stepped off a Washington tour bus this week and heard scripture coming from the west lawn of the US Capitol, he walked over to see what was going on. Volunteers at the 17th Annual US Capitol Bible Reading Marathon invited the South Korean soldier to the podium. He began...

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Prince Charles Opens Bedouin Tent as Site for Interfaith Dialogue in London

May 4, 2006

Source: 24dash.com

http://www.24dash.com/content/news/viewNews.php?navID=7&newsID=5423

On May 4, 2006 24dash.com reported, "The Prince of Wales has unveiled one of London's most unlikely landmarks - a Bedouin tent in the shadow of City skyscrapers. The goat-hair structure stands in the garden of the former St Ethelburga's Church which was destroyed by the IRA Bishopsgate bomb in 1993 and is now a centre for peace and reconciliation....

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Speakers at Interfaith Dialogue Conference Call for Inter-Religious Harmony

May 2, 2006

Source: New Nation

http://nation.ittefaq.com/artman/publish/article_27560.shtml

On May 2, 2006 the New Nation reported, "Speakers at a national interfaith dialogue in the city have emphasised the need for maintaining inter-religion harmony to ensure peace across the globe. Addressing the dialogue on 'Strengthening Social Stability in Bangladesh' held at CIRDAP auditorium, they said all religions are for peace and no religion preaches enmity among the people....

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Buddhist Mob Burns Partially Built Church to the Ground

May 2, 2006

Source: News24

http://www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1925549,00.html

On May 2, 2006 News24 reported, "Some 300 Buddhist villagers, apparently angered by a rival faith within their community, have razed a partially built Christian church to the ground, near the Cambodian capital, says an official on Tuesday.

Ros Sithoeun, a representative of the area's Christian community, said that in a rare act of religious intolerance, the...

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Wide Array of Religions Represented at D.C. Dafur Rally

May 1, 2006

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/30/AR2006043000183.html

On May 1, 2006 The Washington Post reported, "Clutching signs that read 'Never Again,' thousands of protesters from across religious and political divides descended on the Mall yesterday along with celebrities and politicians to urge President Bush to take stronger measures to end the violence in Sudan's Darfur region that the...

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Muslim Americans March for Immigration Reform

May 1, 2006

Source: Muslim Public Affairs Council

http://www.mpac.org/home_article_display.aspx?ITEM=890

On May 1, 2006 Muslim Public Affairs Council reported, "In Los Angeles, Muslim Americans joined more than one million people who attended two Immigrants’ Rights marches in downtown and along Wilshire Blvd. on May 1, 2006. The nationwide day of action calling for immigration reform has been described in recent days as one of the largest rallies in American history....

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Proposed Plans for Single-Faith Prison Ministry Programs Violate Constitution

May 1, 2006

Source: Americans United for Separation of Church and State

http://www.au.org/site/News2?JServSessionIdr011=ngoy3zscu1.app7b&abbr=pr&page=NewsArticle&id=8177&security=1002&news_iv_ctrl=1241

On May 1, 2006 Americans United for Separation of Church and State reported, "The U.S. Justice Department’s plans to fund single-faith prison ministry programs is constitutionally suspect and should...

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Leeds to Host "Faith Walk" Tour of Places of Worship

April 28, 2006

Source: Christian Today

http://www.christiantoday.com/news/society/leeds.religious.communities.to.unite.in.faith.walk./858.htm

On April 28, 2006 Christian Today reported, "Members of Leeds’ religious communities will join together in the first faith walk around the city with the hope of fostering stronger interfaith relations. The walk in the Hyde Park area of the city will promote greater respect as...

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Interreligious Gathering Celebrates Muhammad's Birthday

April 27, 2006

Source: UCA News

http://www.catholic.org/international/international_story.php?id=19609

On April 27, 2006 UCA News reported, "Speakers from various religions commented recently on the role of Prophet Mohammad in promoting peace, justice and dialogue. They spoke at an April 20 interreligious gathering organized by Tamaddun Majlish, one of the country's oldest Islamic organizations, at the National Press Club in Dhaka. The event was held in honor of...

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