Interfaith

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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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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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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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

http://www.christianpost.com/article/europe/651/section/wcc.to.mark.chernobyl.anniversary.with.interfaith.ceremony/1.htm

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...

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

April 26, 2006

Source: Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/nation/3822807.html

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,...

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Warren Mosque Planners Consider Community Outreach Efforts

April 25, 2006

Source: The Detroit News

http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060425/METRO03/604250341/1014

On April 25, 2006 The Detroit News reported, "Steve Elturk says he was shocked at the reaction he received over his request to establish the first mosque in Warren. The controversial project approved by the Warren Planning Commission ignited concerns from residents and commission members over traffic, ties to terrorists and religious...

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Paris Rabbi Leads Jewish-Muslim "Friendship Tour" of Inner-City

April 24, 2006

Source: European Jewish Press

http://www.ejpress.org/article/news/7657

On April 24, 2006 the European Jewish Press reported, "Paris Rabbi Michel Serfaty has strengthened his battle for inter-religious dialogue with a first Jewish-Muslim friendship tour of the infamous inner-city suburbs of Paris. The friendship bus started its route on Friday in Corbeil-Essones and reached two other Paris suburbs in the afternoon. Rabbi Serfaty, and some Jewish and Muslim volunteers set up their...

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Students Advocate for Interfaith Meditation Room at De Anza College

April 24, 2006

Source: La Voz Weekly

http://www.lavozdeanza.com/home/index.cfm?event=displayArticlePrinterFriendly&uStory_id=4b88ea95-43e1-4f97-9cd3-3b8c83264a8e

On April 24, 2006 La Voz Weekly reported, "Despite all the facilities and programs that De Anza College has to offer, some students feel that the campus is missing one thing: a place to pray and meditate. Scott McDonough, the...

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