Interfaith

Interfaith Tour of Biblical Sites Spurs Dialogue

June 4, 2005

Source: The Indianapolis Star

http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050604/LIVING/506040340/1007/LIVING

On June 4, 2005 The Indianapolis Star reported, "In late June and early July, [Kazim] Eldes plans to lead two interfaith journeys to Turkey, this time with groups from the Indianapolis area. Sponsored by an organization called the Holy Dove Foundation, Eldes hopes the Biblical Treasures of Turkey tour will create...

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Charlotte Gathering Discusses "Climate of Intolerance"

June 4, 2005

Source: Charlotte Observer

http://www.charlotte.com/mld/observer/news/local/11813073.htm

On June 4, 2005 the Charlotte Observer reported, "Area leaders representing Muslim, Christian and Jewish faiths united Friday and denounced what one described as a 'climate of intolerance' in the Charlotte area in recent weeks. 'We are seeing a trickle-down effect of an Islam-phobic climate that is allowed to flourish,' said Jibril Hough, a spokesman for the Islamic...

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Government Rejects Bid for More Religious Tolerance in Curriculum

June 3, 2005

Source: Asian Tribune

http://www.asiantribune.com/show_news.php?id=14627

On June 3, 2005 the Asian Tribune reported, "The Norwegian government has refused to allow more tolerant religious studies in its education system despite the strong criticism of the country’s rigid religious education curriculum. The Norwegian parliament has rejected the proposal for amending the religious curriculum despite the severe criticism of the current curriculum by the United Nations...

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Christian Mother, Muslim Daughter Create Another Kind of Interfaith Family

June 3, 2005

Source: Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/religion/3210512

On June 3, 2005 the Houston Chronicle reported, "the history of disagreement between mothers and daughters can be chronicled in volumes covering topics such as nose rings, career choices and the proper method for potty training a toddler. For Patricia and Alana Raybon, their central disagreement is about nothing less than eternal salvation... Alana Raybon, a 24-year-old elementary...

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Atlas Foundation

This data was last updated on 22 October 2020.

Address: 5664 Stumberg Ln., Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Email: info@atlaslouisiana.org
Website: http://www.atlaslouisiana.org
Mission: Atlas Foundation works to create sincere dialogue and cooperation among people of different faiths and cultures promote an atmosphere of mutual trust, understanding, respect, and love.

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Interfaith Health Program (Emory University)

This data was last updated on 12 January 2021.

Address: Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Claudia Nance Rollins Building, 8th Floor, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30316
Phone: 404-727-5199
Email: sthurma@emory.edu
Website: http://www.interfaithhealth.emory.edu/
Mission: The Interfaith Health Program (IHP) brings together a diverse community of scholars and public health practitioners to assure...

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Air Force General Promotes Religious Tolerance

May 27, 2005

Source: The Gazette

http://www.gazette.com/display.php?id=1307903&secid=1

On May 27, 2005 The Gazette reported, "the Air Force’s top general sent a message to commands worldwide this month, reminding commanders to be sensitive to religious diversity. The message was triggered by allegations of religious bias at the Air Force Academy and it could signal the service’s suspicions that religious bias exists throughout the Air Force. In the message, Gen....

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Hindu-Maya Cultural Dialogue Takes Place in Guatemala City

May 27, 2005

Source: Hindustan Times

http://www.hindustantimes.com/2005/May/28/5967_1378427,001600060001.htm

On May 27, 2005 the Hindustan Times reported, "The Mayans of Guatemala - representative of the Maya civilization that flourished during the first millennium AD in Central America - believe their ancestors came to this part of the globe 20,000 years ago from the East. One of the most dominant ethnic groups, Kekichi Maya, has always had special attraction...

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Boston Interfaith Coalition to Push for Universal Health Care

May 26, 2005

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/yourlife/health/other/articles/2005/05/26/mass_group_set_to_push_for_universal_healthcare/

On May 26, 2005 The Boston Globe reported, "a coalition of religious and community groups will launch a drive today to put universal healthcare on the 2006 state ballot, in a proposal that would raise the cigarette tax to buy coverage for more people and would require all...

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Inquiry to be Launched After Air Force Chaplain's Dismissal

May 24, 2005

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/05/24/politics/24academy.html?oref=login

On May 24, 2005 The New York Times reported, "the Department of Defense inspector general's office is looking into accusations that a chaplain at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs was dismissed from her administrative job and given orders to transfer to a base in Japan because she had criticized the religious proselytizing of academy cadets. An Air...

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Op Ed Weighs in on the Mayor Recall Controversy

May 24, 2005

Source: The Detroit News

http://www.detnews.com/2005/metro/0505/24/B01-191206.htm

On May 24, 2005 The Detroit News reported, "we used to worry about Christmas decorations going up too early. But in suburban Troy, the mega-event may be National Day of Prayer 2006 -- the follow-up to this year's celebrated clash over religion and politics... Even as a person with pronounced tolerance-mongering tendencies, I recognize that the National Day of Prayer people have...

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University Meditation Room in Flint Becomes Contested Space

May 23, 2005

Source: The Flint Journal

http://www.mlive.com/news/fljournal/index.ssf?/base/news-29/111686171918890.xml

On May 23, 2005 The Flint Journal reported, "a room for peaceful reflection and prayer at the University of Michigan-Flint has become anything but. Instead, Room 386 at the University Center - known as the Meditation Room - is at the heart of a months-long religious dispute between Muslim and non-Muslim students. The non-Muslims began...

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