Christianity

Hindu, Sikh and Muslim Leaders Join Christians in Condemning Attacks on Churches

November 15, 2005

Source: WorldNetDaily/Assist News Service

On November 15, 2005 Assist News Service reported, "Christian schools throughout Pakistan will go on strike Nov. 17 to protest the attacks on Christians in Sangla Hill, Punjab, this past weekend. Christian Solidarity Worldwide, or CSW, says Hindu, Sikh and Muslim leaders have joined church leaders in condemning the outbreak of violence, and the All Pakistan Minorities Alliance, or APMA, has declared seven days of mourning. Church leaders are calling on the Pakistani authorities to bring the...

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WCC Holds Interfaith Event to Address Pluralism, Fundamentalism and Religious Tolerance

November 15, 2005

Source: The Christian Post

http://www.christianpost.com/article/intl/61/section/faith.groups.address.pluralism.fundamentalism.religious.tolerance/1.htm

On November 15, 2005 The Christian Post reported, "People from various faith traditions, ages, and backgrounds came together in Geneva last weekend to seek ways of 'living together' amid an emerging multi-cultural and multi-religious reality... The...

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“Interfaith Excursions” by Martin Marty

November 14, 2005

Source: Martin E. Marty Center

http://marty-center.uchicago.edu/sightings/archive_2005/1114.shtml

On November 14, 2005 the Martin E. Marty Center ran an editorial by its founder, Martin E. Marty on interfaith events. "While I have been involved in Christian ecumenical and then inter-religious events for a half century, I have never considered myself a type that its critics call 'interfaithy.' Like many of those critics, I was not moved by inter-religious...

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Islamic Center of Boston Hosts Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

November 13, 2005

Source: The Islamic Center of Boston

http://www.icbwayland.org/include/MetroThanksgiving.pdf

On November 13, 2005 The Islamic Center of Boston reported, "Representatives from diverse faiths will mark Thanksgiving during a service next week at the newly expanded Islamic Center of Boston... [Rev. Frank Silva, co-chairman of the Wayland Clergy Association], who serves as pastor of the Catholic St. Ann's Parish, said the service will present readings from Jewish,...

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Missionary Group at Air Force Academy Trains Cadets to Proselytize

November 12, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/11/11/AR2005111101650.html

On November 12, 2005 The Washington Post reported, "A private missionary group has assigned a pair of full-time Christian ministers to the U.S. Air Force Academy, where they are training cadets to evangelize among their peers, according to a confidential letter to supporters. The letter makes clear that the organized...

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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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Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding

This data was last updated on 11 May 2020.

Address: Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC), Suite 260, 3700 O Street NW, Washington, DC 20057
Phone: 202-687-8375
Email: acmcu@georgetown.edu
Website: http://acmcu.georgetown.edu/

Overview: Relations between Christians and Muslims in the West continue to be a critical social issue in the public square, particularly as the private media and government foreign policies shape...

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WCC, Hartford Seminary Launch Online Survey on Interfaith Education

November 10, 2005

Source: World Council of Churches Press Release

http://www2.wcc-coe.org/pressreleasesen.nsf/index/pr-05-70.html

On November 10, 2005 a World Council of Churches Press Release reported, "More and more, learning about, from and with peoples of other faiths is being recognized as a vital aspect of education in faith communities and in state education systems. A web-based survey on interfaith education has just gone online to discover examples of...

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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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Two Air Force Officers Oppose Religious Intolerance Lawsuit

November 9, 2005

Source: Rocky Mountain News

http://rockymountainnews.com/drmn/local/article/0,1299,DRMN_15_4223007,00.html

On November 9, 2005 the Rocky Mountain News reported, "Two Air Force officers have filed a motion to oppose a lawsuit intended to stop religious proselytizing at the Air Force Academy and across the Air Force. The Alliance Defense Fund, a conservative Christian group co-founded by Focus on the Family head James Dobson, filed the motion...

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Seattle Interfaith Group Raises Money for Pakistani Earthquake Victims

November 9, 2005

Source: The Seattle Times

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/eastsidenews/2002612366_dinner09m.html

On November 9, 2005 The Seattle Times reported, "What began here four years ago as a modest idea � to understand different faiths a little better � has grown, gained momentum, and now faces an urgent mission: get help while there's still time to survivors of the Pakistani earthquake.

On Sunday, local Muslim, Christian and Jewish...

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Kansas State Board of Education Adopts Science Standards that are Critical of Evolution

November 9, 2005

Source: Beliefnet

Wire Service: RNS

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/178/story_17877_1.html

On November 9, 2005 Religion News Service reporte, "A sharply divided Kansas State Board of Education voted 6-4 Tuesday to adopt new science standards that call for taking a critical view of evolution.

The vote ended an acerbic 10-month debate that pitted advocates of a theory called intelligent design against major science organizations...

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