Interfaith

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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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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Duke Adds Muslim Religious Leader

June 17, 2008

Author: Yonat Shimron

Source: News Observer

http://www.newsobserver.com/lifestyles/religion/story/1110613.html

In a sign of the changing makeup of its students, Duke University has hired its first imam, or Muslim religious leader, becoming one of only a handful of universities in the United States that have full-time Muslim clergy.

Abdullah Antepli, a native of Turkey who is completing his doctoral work at Hartford Seminary...

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Religious Leaders Open their Arms, Altars for Ceremonies to Continue

June 17, 2008

Author: David Smith

Source: The Boston Examiner

http://www.examiner.com/a-1445001~Religious_leaders_open_their_arms__altars_for_ceremonies_to_continue.html

Much of the attention about this week’s same-sex weddings is focused on City Hall, but churches and other religious centers are also gearing up for the festivities.

On Friday, Congregation Sherith Israel on California Street...

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Interfaith Dialog Center Awards Honor NJ Notables

June 15, 2008

Author: Jamie Duffy

Source: The Star-Ledger

http://www.nj.com/helpinghands/jamieduffy/index.ssf/2008/06/interfaith_dialog_center_award.html

To strains of Middle Eastern melody and percussion, 200 guests sat down to yellow lentil soup and hummus at the Interfaith Dialog Center's first ever awards ceremony June 8 at the Hilton Hotel in Hasbrouck Heights.

The Center created in 2003 by Turkish-...

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Religion 'Important for Future of Europe'

June 14, 2008

Author: George Conger

Source: Religious Intelligence

http://www.religiousintelligence.co.uk/news/?NewsID=2155

RELIGION will continue to play an important part as an agent for progressive social change in the “post-modern, model state,” the British Minister for Europe Jim Murphy told a Foreign Office seminar on ‘Faith in Europe’ last week.

“We need to acknowledge the communitarian vigour of religious life,...

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