Interfaith

Promote Diversity Celebrate Difference: NYC Multifaith Forum on Religious Identity

November 10, 2006

Source: Sikh Sangat News

http://www.sikhsangat.org/publish/article_1513.shtml

"The day that Hindus see Parmatma in all, Jews see Al Shadai in everyone, Muslims see Allah in all and Sikhs see VaaheGuroo in everything, all wars will stop and the earth will become the promised land,” 16 yr old Tejkaran Kaur told the Forum.

Prejudice breeds when diversity and difference is not celebrated. This was the resounding message delivered to 150 participants at the...

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Bioethics Workshop at Hindu University of America

November 10, 2006

Source: Hindu Press International/Hinduism Today

http://www.hinduismtoday.com/hpi/2006/11/10.shtml#2

ORLANDO, FLORIDA, November 10, 2006: The Hindu University of America, in partnership with the University of Central Florida Philosophy department, the Ethics Center, The Women's Research Center and the Orlando Regional Health Care spiritual Care council held a successful Bioethics Workshop - Hindu and Buddhist Perspectives on November 3. Philosophers, scientists, ethicists,...

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Hundreds Throng New Jagannath Temple in Orissa

November 9, 2006

Source: India e-News

http://www.indiaenews.com/religion/20061109/28116.htm

Hundreds of people, including foreigners and non-Hindus, are thronging a new Jagannath temple built by an American devotee in this coastal Orissa district.

The 35-feet-high temple, identical to the one at Puri, has been built at the district's Kuansh village by Julian Parker, who hails from Los Angeles. He has been living in the village since 1994.

'Many non-Hindus have been...

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Some Local Religious Leaders want Degree Program, Interfaith Chapel

November 9, 2006

Author: Lenita Powers

Source: Reno Gazette Powers

http://news.rgj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061109/NEWS07/611090347/1010

A group of local religious leaders wants an interfaith chapel built on the University of Nevada, Reno [UNR] campus and a degree program in religious studies established.

The requests came after UNR President Milton Glick invited representatives of six Reno-Sparks area faiths to meet with...

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Tree-Planting Marks Lost Burial Mounds

November 9, 2006

Author: Katya Cengel

Source: The Courier-Journal

http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061109/NEWS01/61109028

As traffic swirled past the little park on the corner of Fifth Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard Thursday morning, Chief Arvol Looking Horse prayed.

Outfitted with a feather headdress "an offering of tobacco in one hand, a smoldering cedar smudge bundle, used for purification, in...

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Changing the Present and Dreaming the Future

November 8, 2006

Author: Tariq Ramadan

Source: The American Muslim

http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/changing_the_present_and_dreaming_the_future/0011516

I want to share with you some ideas about the future.

I will start with some introductory remarks. It is my perception that we have continued the process of interfaith dialogue among ourselves without taking into account the...

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Local Bahai Leader Lends Another Voice to Reflect on Faith Issues

November 6, 2006

Author: ISSAC J. BAILEY

Source: Sun News, The

http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/mld/myrtlebeachonline/news/local/15942391.htm

In such an overwhelmingly "Christian" area such as the Grand Strand, it is easy to forget that there are other voices of faith. I'm hoping to bring more of them to this space in coming weeks.

I recently spoke with Margene Willis, a Bahai.

Willis was once head of the...

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Prince May Defuse Row over Interfaith Marriage

November 6, 2006

Author: Rauf Klasra

Source: The International News

http://www.thenews.com.pk/top_story_detail.asp?Id=3928

LONDON: One unusual meeting that Prince Charles is to have during his visit to Pakistan is with Bishop Alexander John Malik who, like a traditional loving father from the East, yielded to the wishes of his daughter Nadia to let her marry a Muslim of her own choice in a church despite opposition from followers of his faith.

The newly...

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Charles Makes Best of Pakistan Tour as Royal Schedule Blown to Pieces

November 6, 2006

Author: Angus Howarth

Source: The Scotsman

http://news.scotsman.com/uk.cfm?id=1614852006

The Prince of Wales persevered with his troubled tour of Pakistan yesterday after security concerns blew a hole in the Royal couple's schedule.

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall had to change their itinerary after they were warned it was too dangerous for them to travel to the North-west Frontier province.

The alterations followed Monday's...

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Shaukat Stresses Interfaith Harmony for World Peace

November 6, 2006

Source: The International News

http://www.thenews.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=30207

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz on Tuesday stressed the need for promoting interfaith and inter-culture harmony to create a world of peace and tolerance.

Talking to a 35-member Buddhist delegation from Japan, led by Chief Priest of Tokyo's prestigious Kenchoji Temple, The prime minister said that Pakistan was working for building better understanding among people of different...

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