Interfaith

Update: Troy Interfaith Group Plants Tree on City Hall Grounds

June 16, 2005

Source: The Detroit News

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On June 16, 2005 The Detroit News reported, "Bruce Dickmeyer, a member of the Troy Interfaith Group, wanted to do something out of the ordinary Sunday to celebrate Troy's 50th birthday. So Dickmeyer, administrator of the Bharatiya Temple in Troy, a Hindu house of worship, decided to plant a tree. The tree, representing the family tree of man, would be adorned with ribbons containing statements of the Golden Rule -- 'Do unto others as you would have...

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"Cold War" Among Religious Groups Said to be Ending As Groups Try to Find Common Ground

June 15, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/14/AR2005061401531.html

On June 15, 2005 The Washington Post reported, "After a year in which religion played a polarizing role in U.S. politics, many religious leaders are eager to demonstrate that faith can be a uniter, not just a divider. The buzzwords today in pulpits and seminaries are crossover, convergence, common cause and shared values....

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Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable

This data was last updated on 20 November 2020.

Address: P.O. Box 112016, Salt Lake City, UT 84147
Website: http://interfaithroundtable.org/
Mission: The Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable promotes love, harmony and understanding among peoples of all faith traditions, cultures, and belief systems in the spirit of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

 

Four-Day Meeting on Religious Tolerance to be Held in Dallas

June 15, 2005

Source: The Dallas Morning News

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On June 15, 2005 The Dallas Morning News reported, "A Nigerian Yoruba priestess and two shamans – one an African Zulu spiritualist, the other an African-American spiritual healer – will add African and American black perspectives when more than 25 multiethnic spiritual leaders gather in Dallas this month. Hindus, Jews, Native Americans, Hare Krishnas, Catholics, Congregationalists and Wiccans...

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Dallas Area Interfaith

This data was last updated on 20 November 2020.

Address: 1104 Lupo Drive, Dallas, TX 75207
Phone: 214-689-5988
Email: info@dallasareainterfaith.org
Website: https://www.dai-iaf.org/
Mission: Dallas Area Interfaith (DAI) works to develop peoples' skills and ability to work with each other to identify common problems, to find or create workable solutions, and to work together to implement systemic changes within society to...

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Interreligious Dialogue Helpful for Minority Religions Facing Difficulties in Majority Culture

June 14, 2005

Source: The Christian Post

http://www.christianpost.com/article/church/2121/section/exploring.minorities.among.a.majority/1.htm

On June 14, 2005 The Christian Post reported, "Bishop Samuel Azariah, a Christian leader from the Protestant Church of Pakistan, lives in a minority community of Christians among a majority of Muslims. Dr Orhan Cicek is a Muslim scholar of Turkish origin living in Australia where Muslims are...

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"Let's Talk," the First in a Series of Interfaith Conversations

June 13, 2005

Source: The State

http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/news/11881016.htm

On June 13, 2005 The State reported, "About 70 people took the first step Sunday in what they hope will be a long and fruitful series of interfaith dialogues and discussions. 'Let’s Talk — An Open Community Forum on Jewish, Christian and Islamic Relations' featured a Chicago-based Muslim woman editor, as well as educators, community members and leaders from around Columbia. Meeting in...

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British Boy Scouts Have Expanded Options in Pledge, Including "Allah" and "My Dharma"

June 12, 2005

Source: The Times

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-1650843,00.html

On June 12, 2005 The Times reported, "Now, after a century, the Scout Association has ditched its traditional pledge of loyalty 'to God and to the Queen' in favour of a series of multicultural options. Muslim Scouts can opt to swear to Allah, while atheists can drop God altogether and budding republicans can pledge themselves to the state rather than the monarch. The pledge is taken...

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Update: French Turban Issue Raised by Interfaith Leader at Religions for Peace Gathering

June 12, 2005

Source: The Panthic Weekly

http://www.panthic.org/news/124/ARTICLE/1410/2005-06-12.html?sid=1f24d613618b35a29ab48d7a4506b1f7

On June 12, 2005 The Panthic Weekly reported, "According to a press release by the United Sikhs, a delegation of French Sikhs led by Jesbeer Kaur, a multifaith director of the organisation, raised the profile of the Turban issue at an international UNESCO conference on Religions for Peace on June 1,...

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Editorial: Civilian Pressure Necessary to Enforce Separation of Church and State

June 11, 2005

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/11/opinion/11sat2.html?incamp=article_popular_5

On June 11, 2005 The New York Times reported, "in an overdue burst of candor, the superintendent of the Air Force Academy has acknowledged that his campus is so permeated with evangelical proselytizing that it will take years to rid the institution of religious intolerance. Lt. Gen. John Rosa Jr. said he finds the problem of cadets...

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