Interfaith

Advancing Interfaith And Community Service On College And University Campuses

June 8, 2010

Author: Mara Vanderslice

Source: The White House

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/06/08/advancing-interfaith-and-community-service-college-and-university-campuses

Yesterday, the White House convened a dialogue on interfaith and community service with University Presidents, faculty, Chaplains, foundations, religious and community leaders and other key partners. ...

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District Court Upholds Decision of Idaho Public Schools to Ban the Use of Religious Documents in the Curriculum

June 7, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: National School Boards Association

http://legalclips.nsba.org/?p=159

The U.S. District Court of Idaho has ruled that the Idaho Public Charter School Commission (“the Commission”) did not violate the Constitutional rights of a charter school teacher and student by banning the use of religious documents and texts in the public school curriculum.  After being informed by a Deputy in the Attorney General’s Office that...

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Pastor's Newspaper Ad Fans Religious Tensions In St. Cloud

June 2, 2010

Author: Ambar Espinoza

Source: Minnesota Public Radio

http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2010/06/02/st-cloud-religioius-tensions/

A pastor has upset Muslims and Christians with a paid newspaper advertisement that questions whether Islam threatens the United States.

Other religious leaders have criticized the advertisement as fearmongering. They say it has contributed to a tense climate in...

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For Christians In Iraq, the Threats Persist

June 1, 2010

Author: Aamer Madhani

Source: USA TODAY

http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/iraq/2010-06-01-iraq-christians_N.htm

The small bomb exploded inside the courtyard of the motherhouse just moments after Sister Maria Hanna received an anonymous phone call warning her to get her nuns out of the area.

The recent attack on the Immaculate Virgin convent was nothing new. By Hanna's count, it was the 20th time the convent in the...

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Hertfordshire Police Recruit Humanist Advisers

May 30, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Times Series

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/8186532.Humanist_advisers_appointed_by_police/

Hertfordshire police have recruited two Humanist advisers in the same week Pagan police officers were officially recognised by the Home Office.

The constabulary's chaplaincy team, which advises and supports police officers has recruited Pam Burn and Ray Owen, who both have extensive...

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Religious Leaders Unite to Blast Cahill

May 29, 2010

Author: Michael Levenson

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2010/05/29/religious_leaders_unite_to_blast_cahill/

Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim leaders, adorned in the vestments of their respective faiths, stood shoulder to shoulder on the steps of a Roxbury mosque yesterday and strongly condemned state Treasurer Timothy P. Cahill for...

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Cahill Draws Flak for Comments On Muslim Community

May 28, 2010

Author: Martin Finucane and Michael Levenson

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/breaking_news/2010/05/cahills_comment.html

Governor Deval Patrick's campaign said today that gubernatorial challenger Tim Cahill was engaging in "fear-mongering" when he criticized Patrick's attendance last weekend at a forum with the Muslim community.

Patrick "has been and will remain committed to meeting with all...

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Holy City Exhibit Brings Faith Groups Together

May 28, 2010

Author: Rick Hellman

Source: The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

http://www.kcjc.com/201005289288/news/holy-city-exhibit-brings-faith-groups-together.html

Whereas the earthly Jerusalem has so often been the site of conflict and controversy, a model Jerusalem is bringing the three Abrahamic faiths together in the Kansas state capital. A Topeka synagogue, a mosque and an Episcopal church are co-sponsoring the...

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