Interfaith

Visit the Temple of Universal Light to Feel Chistian-Hindu Harmony

February 4, 2007

Source: Daily India

http://www.dailyindia.com/show/110776.php/Visit-the-temple-of-universal-light-to-feel-Chistian-Hindu-harmony

Parimanam (Kerala), Feb.4 (ANI): A maiden visit to a chapel in Kerala can leave you with the impression that you have entered a Hindu temple.

It is because the chapel's architecture is so Indian, with a stone lamp, found in all Hindu temples, catching one's eye in the courtyard....

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Religions Meet in the Middle

February 4, 2007

Author: Elizabeth Kalfsbeek

Source: Daily Democrat

http://www.dailydemocrat.com/news/ci_5101611

During a time of global religious divide, members of Christian, Islamic and Jewish faiths are gathering together to find and explore commonalties in their beliefs, rather than focusing on their differences. "Strangers in Our Midst" is the theme for the fourth-annual Celebration of Abraham, which will be held in St. James Catholic Church, 1275 B St., Davis from 3...

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Engage Our Youth in Promoting Non-Violence

February 4, 2007

Author: Shakila T. Ahmad

Source: The Enquirer

http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070204/EDIT02/702040348/1021/EDIT

In a world of ever-increasing violence, Muslim Mothers Against Violence (MMAV) was founded at the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati to stand up for and to collaborate with others in not just condemning but also taking action against violence through sponsorship of peaceful methods...

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Amish School Tragedy Inspires Interfaith Program

February 3, 2007

Author: Geralda Miller

Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

http://news.rgj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070203/NEWS03/702030315/1002/NEWS

The killing of five Amish girls in Pennsylvania last year inspired Joseph Galata to create an ecumenical theatrical program based on the writings of Lebanese poet Khalil Gibran.

About 30 musicians, dancers, singers and readers will present excerpts from Gibran's "Jesus, The Son...

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Hindu Temple in Pakistan to Come Alive after 59 Years

February 3, 2007

Source: EarthTimes.org/Indo Asian News Service

http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/26832.html

Lahore, Feb 3-- Katas Raj, the ancient temple complex in Pakistan that finds mention in Hindu and Sikh scriptures, will reverberate to 'bhajans' (devotional songs) for the first time since partition of the subcontinent 59 years ago.

A three-day festival, Jigrattan, beginning Feb 14, is being organized in consultation with India after former deputy prime minister...

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India-Born US Filmmaker Amazed by Hindu-Muslim Harmony in Sindh Province

February 3, 2007

Source: Daily India

http://www.dailyindia.com/show/110400.php/India-born-US-filmmaker-amazed-by-Hindu-Muslim-harmony-in-Sindh-province

Hyderabad (Pakistan), Feb 3 (ANI): An Indian-born US filmmaker Sarah Singh was amazed by the communal harmony between the Hindu and Muslim communities at the Sindh province in Pakistan.

She said that the two communities here were indistinguishable. "It's only in Sindh...

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Family First Awards Bestowed Upon Outstanding Citizens

February 2, 2007

Source: Valley News

http://www.temeculavalleynews.com/story.asp?story_ID=20393

Temecula Islamic Center’s Imam Mahmoud Harmoush, Temecula Dance Company owner and director Lani Morel and Temecula father and volunteer Richard “Dick” Thompson were presented the Family First Award at a banquet in their honor on Thursday, January 25, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The award, according to Temecula Stake Public Affairs Director Lanae...

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Conservative Author, Religion Professor Debate Cross Removal

February 1, 2007

Source: The Dallas Morning News

Wire Service: AP

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/religion/stories/020207dnrelcross.1a66617.html

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - A plain, 18-inch brass cross filled a 120-seat chapel Thursday night at the College of William and Mary, not for a worship service but for a debate on whether it belongs on the altar.

Conservative author Dinesh D'Souza came to campus...

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Faiths to Unite for Radio Station

February 1, 2007

Author: Rebecca Cafe

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/bristol/somerset/6318075.stm

An online radio station run jointly by members of the Jewish and Muslim faiths has started broadcasting in Bristol.

Radio Salaam Shalom is the idea of two Rabbis, an Imam and members of the Jewish and Muslim communities.

The aim of the station is to establish stronger links and understanding between...

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Making Space for Faith

January 30, 2007

Author: Peter Kingston

Source: The Guardian

http://education.guardian.co.uk/further/story/0,,2001447,00.html

Some people think matters of religion have no place on the college campus and that the youngest of the three education sectors - further education emerged in 1993, though some colleges have roots going back into the late 19th century - should remain faith-free.

Most students, however, do not share that view, according to...

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