Interfaith

Interfaith Event in Corvallis Focuses on Healing

September 24, 2005

Source: Gazette Times

http://www.gazettetimes.com/articles/2005/09/25/news/religion/satrel03.txt

On September 24, 2005 the Gazette Times reported, "In light of the destruction and loss monopolizing the news recently, the theme of Corvallis' fourth annual Interfaith Conference on Oct. 1 couldn't be more appropriate. 'Healing Ourselves and Our World — An Interfaith Sharing,' was the topic chosen months ago by the Interfaith Community of Corvallis...

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Interfaith Group Publishes Biblical Textbook for Public Schools

September 23, 2005

Source: The Boston Globe

Wire Service: AP

http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2005/09/23/bible_course_for_public_schools_unveiled/

On September 23, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "An interfaith group released a new textbook yesterday aimed at teaching public high school students about the Bible while avoiding legal and religious disputes.

The nonprofit Bible Literacy...

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Interfaith Worker Justice Calls for "Ethical Reconstruction" of Katrina Region

September 23, 2005

Source: US Newswire

http://releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=53927

On September 23, 2005 a US Newswire Press Release reported, "Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ) calls on Congress to establish an independent Ethical Reconstruction Commission to guide the nation with compassion and competence in facing the task of rebuilding lives and communities. This Commission will insure that those who were left behind in the evacuation of the Gulf Coast Region will not be...

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Opinion: An Agnostic's Argument for Why Religion Should Be Taught in Public Schools

September 22, 2005

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/city/collin/opinion/stories/DN-north_mitchell_22edi.ART.North.Edition2.18c2daee.html

On September 22, 2005 The Dallas Morning News ran an opinion piece by Deborah Mitchell, an agnostic and frequent contributor to Collin County Opinions. Mitchell argues that religion should be taught in the American...

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Interfaith Forum Rejects Terror, Supports Race & Religious Tolerance Laws

September 22, 2005

Source: NEWS.com.au/AAP

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,16685757-1702,00.html

On September 22, 2005 the Australian Associated Press reported, "Victoria's religious community pledged to increase tolerance and reject terrorism at a multi-faith forum today. Hosted by Premier Steve Bracks and attended by more than 30 leaders, the forum issued a statement supporting Victoria's controversial racial and religious tolerance laws. The faith leaders also agreed to...

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Penn State Creates Liaison Between Student Government and Religious Groups

September 21, 2005

Source: The Digital Collegian

http://www.collegian.psu.edu/archive/2005/09/09-21-05tdc/09-21-05dnews-07.asp

On September 21, 2005 The Digital Collegian reported, "Penn State's 59 student religious groups now have a voice in student government. A new Undergraduate Student Government (USG) executive cabinet position was filled at last night's Senate meeting, which creates a liaison between USG and the Center for Ethics and Religious Affairs (...

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High School Senior Wins "Discovering Diversity" Award for His Interfaith Work

September 21, 2005

Source: Metro

http://www.metronews.ca/news_feature_detail.asp?id=10988

On September 21, 2005 Metro reported, "Ryan Nutter, 17, was awarded the Discovering Diversity Award at Mississauga Council's chamber yesterday. Nutter taught himself to write, read and speak Arabic, Hindi, Latin and Punjabi... Nutter says he believes tolerance begins with studying and appreciating our differences — and then learning, as he has in spades, to embrace others. It was that devotion...

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Muslim Group Honors “30 Days” Television Series

September 20, 2005

Source: The Register-Herald / CHNI News Service

http://www.register-herald.com/cnhi/registerherald/features/local_story_263230045.html

On September 20, 2005 the CHNI News Service reported, "Award-winning filmmaker and Beckley [West Virginia] native Morgan Spurlock's FX series '30 Days' is garnering awards for an episode that featured a fellow Beckley native. Next month, the Muslim Public Affairs Council plans to present one of its 14th...

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Interfaith Dorm at Northwestern Brings Together Students of Diverse Faiths

September 19, 2005

Source: The Daily Northwestern

http://www.dailynorthwestern.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2005/09/19/432e728e4910d

On September 19, 2005 The Daily Northwestern reported, "After writing short essay responses to an application, 15 [Northwestern University] students of diverse backgrounds and religious beliefs were assigned to live on the first floor of House 6 in a housing community designed to encourage interaction and learning among people of...

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Jews, Muslims in DC Area Pledge Peace

September 18, 2005

Source: The Washington Times

http://insider.washingtontimes.com/articles/normal.php?StoryID=20050917-112654-9549r

On September 18, 2005 The Washington Times reported, "A group of Muslims and Jews who had been meeting secretly in Montgomery County surfaced late last week with the release of a joint statement promising that the two faiths will work together to find common ground. 'We're deeply committed to the idea of pluralism, tolerance...

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Interfaith Service in Portsmouth Renews Commitment to Help Katrina Victims

September 17, 2005

Source: Portsmouth Herald

http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/09172005/news/63390.htm

On September 17, 2005 the Portsmouth Herald reported, "They have sent money, they have sent supplies, and on Friday night a small group at North Church sent their prayers to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The Interfaith service brought together spiritual leaders from local Christian, Jewish and Baha’i organizations on what was declared a National Day of Prayer for...

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