Interfaith

Social Responsibility is the Focus of 2006 ICNA-MAS Convention

June 30, 2006

Source: IslamOnline.net

http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2006-06/30/07.shtml

On June 30, 2006 IslamOnline.net reported, "The 31st annual convention of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) kicks off on Friday, June 30, with a strong focus on social awareness and responsibility among American Muslims. 'American Muslims must get more involved in society and social outreach work, such as helping the homeless, and disaster victims,' Dr. Zahid Bukhari,...

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Valley Interfaith Launches Drive for Citizenship

June 30, 2006

Source: The Brownsville Herald

http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/print.php?id=71479_0_10_0

On June 30, 2006 The Brownsville Herald reported, "Valley Interfaith is launching its first drive for citizenship since 1997 in an attempt to prevent individual immigrants from getting lost in the national debate on immigration. 'We want to provide some sort of relief against our national rhetoric of immigration bashing,' said Estela Sosa Garza, a McAllen leader with Valley...

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Hindu Temple of Minnesota Hosts Grand Opening After Vandalism Repaired

June 29, 2006

Source: KARE 11 News

http://www.kare11.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=128322

On June 29, 2006 KARE 11 News reported, "It was immediately apparent when rolling up the driveway of the new Hindu Temple of Minnesota, that there is something big going on this weekend. Landscape crews scrambled to lay sod and plant shrubs, while others hustled to set up a tent, and performed general cleanup.

The hubbub surrounds the Temple's grand opening, a four day...

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National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT)

This data was last updated on 6 May 2020.

Address: 110 Maryland Avenue NE, Suite 502, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-547-1920
Website: http://www.nrcat.org
Mission: The National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) mobilizes people of faith to end torture in U.S. policy, practice, and culture.

 

Center for Sacred Storytelling - Sacred Voices

This data was last updated on 1 December 2020.

Address: RD 1 - NBU# 19, Moundsville, WV 26041
Phone: 304-845-6840
Email: story108@juno.com
Website: http://www.sacredvoices.com/
Mission: Sacred Voices explores cultural diversity, religion, and myth.  Selections are drawn from the Sufi, Islamic, Hasidic, Hindu, African, Native American, Christian and Buddhist  traditions. Sacred Voices declares that ...

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New Interfaith Commission to Work for Peace

June 27, 2006

Source: Worldwide Faith News

On June 27, 2006 Worldwide Faith News reported, "The inaugural meeting of the Inter-Faith Action for Peace in Africa (IFAPA) Commission ended in Kigali, Rwanda, on 22 June with Africa's religious leaders agreeing to use the instrument for a peaceful future for the continent and all its people. 'We have begun the task of working together for peace. We have already gained considerable experience in responding to the challenges of conflict and poverty through our respective interfaith networks and...

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Orange County Women's Group Reflects Interfaith Growth

June 26, 2006

Source: The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles

On June 26, 2006 The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles reported, "In the aftermath of Sept. 11, Sande Hart grew increasingly disgusted by disparaging remarks some of her friends — both Jewish and not — made about Muslims. The Koran, they said, preached killing Jews and other infidels; Islam was a hate-filled religion, with few redeeming qualities. Hart, a Rancho Santa Margarita resident with two young children, said she knew in her heart that the anti-Islamic remarks were small-...

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Puget Sound Interfaith Youth Camp Attracts Many Kids

June 24, 2006

Source: The News Tribune

http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/columnists/merryman/story/5865668p-5206902c.html

On June 24, 2006 The News Tribune reported, "The middle schoolers who hope to spend Aug. 27 through Sept. 1 at the first session of Puget Sound Interfaith Youth Camp at Camp Seymour want more than the usual from their summer camp experience. Sure, they want boating, campfires and hiking. They also want to talk about the...

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"Religions of the World" Bus Tours in Des Moines to Visit Houses of Worship

June 24, 2006

Source: The Des Moines Register

http://desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060624/LIFE05/606240312/1045

On June 24, 2006 The Des Moines Register reported, "One of the neat things about my job is that I get to meet people and venture into places I otherwise would never have considered going. And even though I've been reporting news for nearly 30 years, I have never lost the feeling of appreciation for the access a press...

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Montreal to Host Interfaith Conference on 5th Anniversary of 9/11

June 23, 2006

Source: The Canadian Jewish News

http://www.cjnews.com/viewarticle.asp?id=9540

On June 23, 2006 The Canadian Jewish News reported, "Representatives of religions from around the world will gather in Montreal on the fifth anniversary of 9/11 for a conference that aims to demonstrate that those of different beliefs can find common ground. Organziers of World's Religions After September 11: A Global Congress, to be held from Sept. 11 to 15 at the Palais des Congrès, say their...

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Multi-Faith Summit Hoping to Sway G8

June 23, 2006

Source: The Moscow Times

Wire Service: AP

http://www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2006/06/23/016.html

On June 23, 2006 the Associated Press reported, "A statement of universal values by some of the world's religious leaders will be delivered to the leaders of the Group of Eight nations, organizers of an international religious summit said Thursday. More than 100 religious leaders are expected to gather in Moscow on July 3-5, ahead of...

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