Interfaith

National Gurdwara Involved in Peace Vigil on Capitol Hill

March 17, 2006

Source: SikhNet News

http://www.sikhnet.com/sikhnet/news.nsf/RecentNewsHTML/1BD16E6C6996BC6587257134006146C6!OpenDocument

On March 17, 2006 SikhNet News reported, "500 Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh protestors came together in front of Capitol Hill on Monday to stand in solidarity for peace in Iraq. '[Guru Amardas jee] asks for the strength and compassion to understand God’s will. He further states that...

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Interfaith Group to Rebuild Three Homes in Mississippi

March 17, 2006

Source: The News and Observer

http://www.newsobserver.com/667/story/418924.html

On March 17, 2006 The News and Observer reported, "Steve and Nancy Dilger have always given generously to causes they believe in. But after Hurricane Katrina hit, they both thought money was not enough. They wanted to give of themselves. For Nancy, a homemaker, that was easier. She joined one of the support circles formed around families who relocated to Raleigh after the Aug. 29 hurricane...

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Weinstein Launches Military Religious Freedom Foundation

March 16, 2006

Source: AU

http://blog.au.org/2006/03/military_maneuv.html

On March 16, 2006 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State reported, "Albuquerque businessman Mikey Weinstein yesterday announced the launch of a new non-profit group called the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF). Weinstein’s son, Curtis, attends the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Curtis Weinstein reported incidents of anti-Semitism and official bias toward evangelical...

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South Park Muslims Abandon Plans for Cultural Center Due to Negative Responses

March 15, 2006

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06074/670440.stm

On March 15, 2006 the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported, "After facing what it saw as anti-Muslim sentiment at a public hearing last week, a Turkish organization has dropped its plan to turn a vacant school in South Park into a cultural center... The group will withdraw its application for a permit to turn the old Broughton Elementary School into a facility where members of the Turkish community...

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Institute for Spirituality and Health at the Texas Medical Center

This data was last updated on 27 November 2020.

Address: 8100 Greenbriar, Suite 220 , Houston, TX 77054
Phone: 713-797-0600
Email: info@ish-tmc.org
Website: http://www.spiritualityandhealth.org/
Mission: The Institute for Spirituality and Health at the Texas Medical Center aims to enhance well-being by exploring the relationship between spirituality and health through practice groups, counseling services, and...

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Interfaith Gathering on Capitol Hill Prays for Peace in Iraq

March 13, 2006

Source: Axcess News

http://www.axcessnews.com/modules/wfsection/article.php?articleid=8640

On March 13, 2006 Axcess News reported, "About 100 people gathered on the West Front Lawn of the Capitol Monday for an interfaith prayer vigil for U.S. troops and civilian Iraqis suffering in Iraq. The peaceful prayer vigil, which drew not a single police officer, was organized by the National Council of Churches. As the group prayed, President Bush delivered...

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Chief Rabbi of Rome Visits Mosque

March 13, 2006

Source: Haaretz

Wire Service: AP

http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/693638.html

On March 13, 2006 the Associated Press reported, "Rome's chief rabbi visited the main mosque in the Italian capital Monday - the city's first chief rabbi ever to do so in a move to increase dialogue between religions and offer the Jewish community's support to Muslims in Italy.

Riccardo Di Segni was met by Abdellah Redouane, secretary-general...

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The Muslim-Christian Dialogue of Lorain County, Ohio

As of 2020, this organization is no longer active.

Address: 222 Colgate Avenue, Elyria, OH 44035
Email: hurst@bright.net

History

The Muslim-Christian Dialogue of Lorain County, Ohio, has been meeting for about three years at the local community college. During that time approximately one hundred persons have attended at least one meeting. Twelve to fifteen Christians and Muslims participate regularly.

The stimulus for the formation of the group was the experience of 9/11. Anger and fear dictated...

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Air Force Allegedly Used Jesus to Recruit

March 10, 2006

Source: Yahoo! News/USA Today

http://news.yahoo.com/s/usatoday/20060310/ts_usatoday/plaintiffssayairforcerecruiterstoldtousereligionastool

On March 10, 2006 USA Today reported, "A vocal critic of Pentagon policies on religion in the ranks filed court papers Thursday alleging that an Air Force recruiter in New Mexico was asked 'to use Jesus Christ as a recruiting tool.' Michael 'Mikey' Weinstein, a 1977 graduate...

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