Interfaith

Durham Area Religious Groups Pray for Peace in Middle East

August 10, 2006

Source: WRAL

http://www.wral.com/goodnews/9660917/detail.html

On August 10, 2006 WRAL reported, "A number of area nonprofit and faith organizations plan to hold a public day of prayer Sunday in response to escalating conflict in the Middle East. The Triangle Hope for Middle East Peace Prayer Day will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts. The event, which will be followed by a reception to promote interaction between...

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Rochester Interfaith Community Calls for Peace in Middle East

August 10, 2006

Source: Democrat and Chronicle

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060810/OPINION02/608100358/1039/OPINION

On August 10, 2006 Democrat and Chronicle published a guest essay by Muhammad Shafiq, Imam of the Islamic Center of Rochester, and Denise Yarbrough, Interreligious/ecumentical Director of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, "As our world spirals ever downward into war and violence,...

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Increasing Number of Students Major in Religion Nationwide

August 10, 2006

Source: The Record

http://www.northjersey.com/page.php?qstr=eXJpcnk3ZjczN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXk2MDkmZmdiZWw3Zjd2cWVlRUV5eTY5NzEwMTEmeXJpcnk3ZjcxN2Y3dnFlZUVFeXk0

On August 10, 2006 The Record reported, "Hiroshi Obayashi, chairman of the religion department at Rutgers University, has watched the number of religion majors and minors triple during the past 10 years. Princeton University has...

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Editorial: Jewish and Muslim Women Begin Dialogue, Hope Others Reach Out

August 10, 2006

Source: The Enquirer

http://news.enquirer.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060801/EDIT01/608010370/1090/EDIT

On August 10, 2006 The Enquirer ran an editorial that commented, "Set against the darkening backdrop of Middle East tensions, Blue Ash resident Ellen Bloomfield's small gesture of goodwill casts a warming glow. After reading a news account of local Muslims' concerns over growing Middle East violence, Bloomfield, a Jew, called...

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VisionTV

This data was last updated on 6 January 2021.

Address: Liberty Market Building
171 East Liberty Street (at the corner of Hanna Avenue)
Suite 230, Toronto, Ontario, M6K 3P6, CA
Phone: 416-368-3194
Website: http://www.visiontv.ca/

Description

VisionTV is the only multifaith and multicultural cable television broadcaster in the world. It is owned by a charitable organization and works to present “inspirational,...

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The SnowStar Institute of Religion

As of 2020, this organization is no longer active.

Address: 1421 Grand Marais West Box 35024, Windsor, Ontario, N9E 4V0, CA
Phone: 519-733-5858
Website: (Editor's Note, 2020: As of 2020, this organization's website no longer exists)

The Origins of SnowStar

In the fall of 1999, the SnowStar Institute of Religion was founded by three Canadians with a thirst for critical inquiry - David Galston, Del Stewart and Chris Kraatz....

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Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council Inc.

This data was last updated on 5 May 2020.

Address: Welcome Place, 397 Carlton Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 2K9, CA
Phone: 204-977-1000
Website: http://www.miic.ca/

Mission & Goals:
After World War II, “displaced persons” were required to make clear a religious affiliation to the Canadian government in order to enter the country. It was during this period of time that the Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council (MIIC) was founded. It is “a...

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LA Mayor Apologies to Muslims, Plans Meeting

August 7, 2006

Source: United Press International

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/197/story_19726_1.html

On August 7, 2006 the United Press International reported, "The mayor of Los Angeles, criticized by local Islamic groups for visiting a Jewish rally but not meeting with them, has agreed to be more visible among Muslims. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who met with the Muslim leaders Sunday, apologized for not answering their e-mails about the crisis in Lebanon, reports The Los...

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Op/Ed: "Interfaith Guidelines on Human Rights, Pluralism, Democracy, and Authority" by Dr. Robert S. Crane

August 6, 2006

Source: The American Muslim

http://theamericanmuslim.org/tam.php/features/articles/interfaith_guidelines_on_human_rights_pluralism_democracy_and_authority/0010131

On August 6, 2006 The American Muslim published an opinion piece by Dr. Robert D. Crane, a Muslim activist and former advisor to presidents, "One must be careful in dialogue with Christians and Jews or anyone else not to buy...

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Asian Youth Day Explores Interfaith Dialogue

August 5, 2006

Source: Indian Catholic

http://www.theindiancatholic.com/newsread.asp?nid=2759

On August 5, 2006 the Indian Catholic reported, "Participants of the Fourth Asian Youth Day (AYD) have learned about the family values of different religious traditions and how interreligious dialogue can start within the family. Leaders and young people from Anglican, Buddhist, Christian, Confucian, Hindu, Muslim, and Taoist faiths spoke to about 800 Catholic participants of the AYD on...

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Buddhists and Evangelical Christians Seek Common Ground in Portland

August 4, 2006

Source: Tricycle

On August 4, 2006 Tricycle published a piece by Sallie Jiko Tisdale, "Not much had changed in the thirty years since I lived in a college dormitory. The cafeteria was still a tangle of formica-topped folding tables. There were still giant bins of Froot Loops and Cocoa Puffs and a mess of dishes piling up on racks outside the kitchen. The custom-made omelet was a new touch, and there was never a Starbucks down the hall when I went to college. But the real difference this time was the company. Multnomah Bible College...

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