Christianity

Women's Multifaith Center in Orlando Provides Opportunity for Active Engagement

February 12, 2006

Source: Orlando Sentinel

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/orange/orl-orreligion1206feb12,0,995971.story?coll=orl-news-headlines-orange

On February 12, 2006 the Orlando Sentinel reported, "When it comes to promoting religious understanding, the Rev. Diana Reed Jackson believes that verbal dialogue alone falls short. Participation in a religious ritual or spiritual discipline is a more holistic...

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Detroit-Area Interfaith Leader to Retire

February 11, 2006

Source: Detroit Free Press

http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060211/NEWS05/602110354

On February 11, 2006 the Detroit Free Press reported, "The Rev. Richard Singleton, one of metro Detroit's best-known builders of bridges between different faiths, said farewell to 200 Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders who gathered for an interfaith day of study at Temple Beth El in Bloomfield Township on Friday. Singleton, head of the...

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Hindu American Foundation Expresses Shock Over Church Burnings in Alabama

February 11, 2006

Source: Hindu American Foundation

http://www.hinduamericanfoundation.org/media_press_release_alabama.htm

On February 11, 2006 a Hindu American Foundation Press Release reported, "A series of suspected arson attacks on nine Baptist churches in Alabama has shocked the Hindu American community, reminding them of similar attacks on temples across the country. Over the past week, nine churches in central Alabama were set ablaze in two strings of attacks....

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Evangelical Groups Praise New Air Force Religion Guidelines

February 10, 2006

Source: Rocky Mountain News

http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/local/article/0,1299,DRMN_15_4456111,00.html

On February 10, 2006 the Rocky Mountain News reported, "Revised guidelines for religious tolerance issued Thursday by the Air Force brought praise from evangelical Christians and cries of outrage from other religious groups. The new guidelines retreat from earlier rules that made strong statements protecting religious diversity...

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Opinion: “Diversity of Beliefs is the American Way”

February 10, 2006

Source: ADL

http://www.adl.org/ADL_Opinions/Religious_Freedom/20060210-PalmBeachPost.htm

On February 10, 2006 the Anti-Defamation League ran an opinion piece by by Abraham H. Foxman, National Director of the ADL. "Many of us are deeply committed to the religion we practice. Our faith informs many aspects of our lives. As Americans, we all share the common right, so beautifully enshrined in the Constitution by our Founding Fathers, to practice...

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Home Office Accused of Anti-Christian Bias

February 10, 2006

Source: New Kerala News

Wire Service: PTI

http://www.newkerala.com/news2.php?action=fullnews&id=7800

On February 10, 2006 the Press Trust of India reported, "A lawmaker has accused British ministers of 'anti-Christian prejudice' after figures showed that they spent more amount to celebrate festivals of ethnic communities including Hindus and Muslims than they do on Easter and Christmas. Government's...

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"Camp IF" Gathers Muslim, Christian and Jewish Teenagers in Weston

February 9, 2006

Source: The Wayland Town Crier

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On February 9, 2006 The Wayland Town Crier reported, "Committed to tolerance, a civil society and respect for different cultures and religious traditions, the Weston-Wayland Interfaith Action Group invites the public to hear teens describe their experiences participating in Camp IF. For one week each summer, a group of Christian, Jewish and Muslim teens gather at Camp Interfaith, also known as Camp IF, to learn more...

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Revised Guidelines on Religious Expression Issued by Air Force

February 9, 2006

Source: Beliefnet

Wire Service: RNS

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/185/story_18539_1.html

On February 9, 2006 Religion News Service reported, "The Air Force issued revised guidelines on religious expression Thursday (Feb. 9), reiterating its official neutrality on matters of belief but making subtle changes in language that drew both criticism and praise from disparate groups... 'We will respect the rights of chaplains to adhere to the...

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"Peace in the House" Theatre Celebrates Interfaith Cooperation in Minneapolis

February 8, 2006

Source: Minnesota Public Radio

http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/2006/02/14_combsm_sepharad/

On February 8, 2006 Minnesota Public Radio reported, "Modern news headlines are a constant reminder of religious conflict... But a concert in Minneapolis suggests there's another side to the story. David Harris has traveled extensively through the Middle East and North Africa studying Sephardic music. He says on his travels he heard stories...

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Ecumenical Buddhist Fellowship Welcomes All Faiths

February 8, 2006

Source: Orlando Sentinel

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/volusia/orl-vrelstory0806feb08,0,3239201.story?coll=orl-news-headlines-volusia

On February 8, 2006 the Orlando Sentinel reported, "A group of 10 people pulled their chairs into an oval to meditate and discuss the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama during the weekly Buddhist Sangha, or community gathering... Baptists, Methodists and former...

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