Interfaith

Muslim Imams and Christian Priests to Play Interfaith Soccer Game

May 4, 2006

Source: IslamOnline.net

http://www.islam-online.net/English/News/2006-05/04/article03.shtml

On May 4, 2006 IslamOnline.net reported, "Muslim imams and Christian priests will play on Saturday, May 6, in an unprecedented friendly officiated by three Jewish referees to help promote inter-faith understanding. The 60-minute march will bring together eight players from each side and will be played in a Berlin high school. The friendly is organized by the...

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Speakers at Interfaith Dialogue Conference Call for Inter-Religious Harmony

May 2, 2006

Source: New Nation

http://nation.ittefaq.com/artman/publish/article_27560.shtml

On May 2, 2006 the New Nation reported, "Speakers at a national interfaith dialogue in the city have emphasised the need for maintaining inter-religion harmony to ensure peace across the globe. Addressing the dialogue on 'Strengthening Social Stability in Bangladesh' held at CIRDAP auditorium, they said all religions are for peace and no religion preaches enmity among the people....

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Delegates from All-Africa Conference on Religious Liberty Meet With Ghanaian President

May 2, 2006

Source: Adventist News Network

http://news.adventist.org/data/2006/04/1146583678/index.html.en

On May 2, 2006 the Adventist News Network reported, "Ghana's president, John A. Kufuor, received 10 representatives from the All-Africa Congress on Religious Liberty and welcomed the opportunity to speak on his convictions regarding such fundamental freedoms. The meeting is the second such event on the continent since 1991. The meetings were held April 25 to 27 in...

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Wide Array of Religions Represented at D.C. Dafur Rally

May 1, 2006

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/04/30/AR2006043000183.html

On May 1, 2006 The Washington Post reported, "Clutching signs that read 'Never Again,' thousands of protesters from across religious and political divides descended on the Mall yesterday along with celebrities and politicians to urge President Bush to take stronger measures to end the violence in Sudan's Darfur region that the...

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People of Faith Rally for Darfur

April 30, 2006

Source: Beliefnet

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/190/story_19023_1.html

Six perspectives on why Jews, Christians, and Muslims have joined forces to rally for an end to genocide in Darfur.

Beliefnet asked leaders of six faith groups on the executive committee of the Save Darfur Coalition to answer the following questions: Why should people of your faith care about what is happening in Darfur? What concrete steps should they take to help end the violence in Sudan?...

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Valley Interfaith Council Hosts 7th Annual Interfaith Day of Prayer

April 29, 2006

Source: Los Angeles Daily News

http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3764587

On April 29, 2006 the Los Angeles Daily News reported, "Whether you simply fold your hands to pray or use a tingsha, singing bowl, rosary, siddur, azan clock, mala, sage prayer stick, icon or mantra, the Valley Interfaith Council is inviting community involvement in its seventh annual Interfaith National Day of Prayer on Thursday evening... Unlike the Valley Interfaith Council's panel discussions on spiritual...

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Cultural Workshop in Paris Hopes to Bridge Divide Between West and Muslim World

April 28, 2006

Source: Middle East Online

http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=16342

On April 28, 2006 Middle East Online reported, "France is launching a 'cultural workshop' starting in September in a bid to promote understanding between the West and the Islamic world, the diplomat in charge of the project said Thursday. The workshop, which is the brainchild of French President Jacques Chirac, will hold its first session in Paris on September 13-15, ambassador-at-large...

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Leeds to Host "Faith Walk" Tour of Places of Worship

April 28, 2006

Source: Christian Today

http://www.christiantoday.com/news/society/leeds.religious.communities.to.unite.in.faith.walk./858.htm

On April 28, 2006 Christian Today reported, "Members of Leeds’ religious communities will join together in the first faith walk around the city with the hope of fostering stronger interfaith relations. The walk in the Hyde Park area of the city will promote greater respect as...

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Interreligious Gathering Celebrates Muhammad's Birthday

April 27, 2006

Source: UCA News

On April 27, 2006 UCA News reported, "Speakers from various religions commented recently on the role of Prophet Mohammad in promoting peace, justice and dialogue. They spoke at an April 20 interreligious gathering organized by Tamaddun Majlish, one of the country's oldest Islamic organizations, at the National Press Club in Dhaka. The event was held in honor of Prophet Mohammad's birth, which Muslims around the world commemorated on April 10. Ten speakers addressed an audience of 200 people on the theme: 'The present...

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WCC Planning Interfaith Ceremony for 20th Anniversary of Chernobyl

April 26, 2006

Source: The Christian Post

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On April 26, 2006 The Christian Post reported, "To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the World Council of Churches (WCC) is organizing an interfaith ceremony and panel discussion in partnership with Green Cross International. Representatives from Geneva’s Jewish, Islamic and Christian communities will participate in the ceremony. In addition, a member...

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Annual Interfaith Forum Started by Pope John Paul II Held at Georgetown

April 26, 2006

Source: Houston Chronicle

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On April 26, 2006 the Houston Chronicle reported, "Religious leaders from a broad swath of worldwide faiths met Wednesday at Georgetown University, marking the first time the annual interfaith forum has been held in the United States since it was started 20 years ago by Pope John Paul II. While the goal of the two-day International Prayer for Peace is not to draft policies, organizers hope it will foster greater ties and communication between major...

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