Interfaith

Fez Music Festival Builds Bridges

June 27, 2008

Author: Magdi Abdelhadi

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7477108.stm

The week that Saudi Arabia held its first ever conference on interfaith dialogue, Morocco was hosting its 14th festival of World Sacred Music.

Artists from all over the world converged on its ancient city of Fez, to the east of the capital Rabat. While the Saudi gathering was made up of only Muslim clerics discussing a framework for future dialogue...

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Role of Faith Groups in EU Discussed

June 27, 2008

Author: Elham Asaad Buaras

Source: The Muslim News

http://www.muslimnews.co.uk/paper/index.php?article=3569

Inclusion not exclusion, that is the verdict on the role of faith groups in the EU at a summit hosted by the UK’s Minister for Europe, Jim Murphy.

The seminar on Faith and Culture in modern Europe was organised in association with the Foreign Office on May 2 with the aim of addressing the ‘ghettoisation’ of...

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Religious Groups Gaining Higher Profile at UN

June 27, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Times-Herald

http://www.times-herald.com/religion/Religious-groups-gaining-higher-profile-at-UN--494185

The United Nations is working with religious groups in new ways.

What has changed, according to Hilario G. Davide, permanent representative of the Philippine Mission to the UN, and others, is the emergence of a new understanding that closer collaboration with religions is...

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Stony Point Center Hosts Inclusive Religious Artworks

June 22, 2008

Author: Akiko Matsuda

Source: The Journal News

http://lohud.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080622/NEWS03/806220378/-1/NEWSFRONT

The Stony Point Center has recently become the home of numerous religious and spiritual artworks from all over the world.

The collection was permanently loaned to the center by the Rev. James Parks Morton, president and chairman of the board for the Interfaith Center of New York in...

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MILF Okays Religious Groups’ Part in Peace Bid

June 22, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Daily Tribune

http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/20080622hed3.html

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has welcomed the participation of priests, pastors and imams to the search for the elusive peace in Mindanao, saying they can help a lot in prescribing the best solution to the conflict in the region.

Sheikh Muhammad Muntassir, chairman of the MILF committee on da’wah (Islamic call), said in...

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Nigeria: Nirec Calms Religious Frayed Nerves

June 22, 2008

Author: Salisu Na'inna Dambatta

Source: Daily Trust/AllAfrica

http://allafrica.com/stories/200806230739.html

The Nigeria Inter Religious Council (NIREC) came into being after the dawn of democracy in 1999 to serve as a platform for high-level dialogue between the leaders of Christians and Muslims in this country, thereby promoting public good.

It organises conferences designed to promote understanding, appreciation of one another and the...

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Citadel Plans Interfaith Service

June 22, 2008

Author: Joel Jacobson

Source: The Chronicle Herald

http://thechronicleherald.ca/Opinion/1063478.html

Cake and drinks attracted a group of teens to a meeting they didn’t know was about a graduation interfaith service.

When Grade 12 students Mohanad Khairy, Warda Limaye, Sarah Coley and Becky Selig left the meeting at Citadel High School in Halifax, they were convinced it was a good thing to do.

On Tuesday night, a few weeks of...

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Interfaith Prayer Service For Peace At The Ebenezer Church

June 18, 2008

Author: Mahadev Desai

Source: NRIPulse

http://www.nripulse.com/CityNews_InterFaith.html

The Atlanta Conference of Sisters and the Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta hosted an Interfaith Prayer Service for peace at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, adjoining the Gandhi Statue at the MLK Historic Site, on Friday, August 18. Over 300 members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, members of the Gandhi Foundation of USA; and members of the...

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