The Interfaith Council of Franklin County

This data was last updated on 29 October 2020.

Address: First Congregational Church 177 Chestnut Plain Road, South Deerfield, MA 01373
Mission: The Interfaith Council of Franklin County brings together representatives of various faith communities and religious organizations, as well as interested individuals, for the purpose of dialogue, information sharing, celebration and social...

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Boston Interfaith Dialogue

As of 2020, this organization is no longer active.

Address: Trinity Church, 206 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617-536-0944

History: Boston Interfaith Dialogue is a small, intimate Jewish-Christian-Muslim trialogue whose membership has remained fairly constant since its founding in 2002. Members are committed to relationship building in a small group setting, as well as networking with other interfaith organizations in the area to help publicize larger, public interfaith events. The participants...

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Westwood Interfaith Council

This data was last updated on 30 October 2020.

Address: First Baptist Church of Westwood, 11 Eastman Avenue, Westwood, MA 02090
Phone: 781-461-1730
Mission and Activities: The primary goal of the Council is to foster relationships between religious communities through education and mutual support. The Council identifies the religious community's response to the 1981 destruction of a Jewish synagogue by arson as the primary source of their commitment. At that time,...

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Buddhism Is Fastest-Growing Religion In English Jails Over Past Decade

August 5, 2009

Author: Martin Beckford

Source: The Buddhist Channel/The Telegraph,8425,0,0,1,0

Although adherents to the Eastern faith believe in peace and the sanctity of life, almost all of the Buddhists behind bars in this country are serving lengthy sentences for serious crimes such as violence and sex offences.

Some jails and secure hospitals including Broadmoor have opened shrines...

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