Interfaith

Jewish Community Relations Council Statement on the Passing of Pope John Paul II

April 4, 2005

Source: The Jewish Community Relations Council

http://www.jcrcboston.org/news.htm#JCRC%20Extends%20Its%20Condolences%20On%20The%20Passing%20Of%20Pope%20John%20Paul%20II

On April 4, 2005 The Jewish Community Relations Council reported, "The Jewish Community Relations Council, the public affairs arm of the Greater Boston Jewish Community today released a statement offering condolences to the Roman...

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Muslims Mourn Pope, Hope for Successor with Similar Interfaith Commitment

April 3, 2005

Source: xtramsn

Wire Service: Reuters

http://xtramsn.co.nz/news/0,,11965-4252901,00.html

On April 3, 2005 Reuters reported, "For centuries, Catholic-Muslim relations were dominated by distrust and resentment born of painful memories of a history of mutual repression. But Pope John Paul spearheaded a campaign in the past two decades that helped turn conflict into cooperation between the 1.1 billion-strong Catholic Church and the world's 1...

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Muslims, LDS Remain Partners in Sending Aid to Tsunami Victims

April 3, 2005

Source: Deseret Morning News

https://www.deseret.com/archives/2005/4

On April 3, 2005 the Deseret Morning News reported, "Salt Lake City's Islamic population is teaming up with leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to keep aid flowing to Indonesian countries still recovering from December's tsunami and recent earthquakes. The Islamic...

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Muslims, Christians Build Bridges after Indonesian Earthquake

March 31, 2005

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

Wire Service: AP

http://www.sltrib.com/nationworld/ci_2631668

On March 31, 2005 the Associated Press reported, "Unlike other places in Indonesia, islanders on mostly Roman Catholic Nias have always lived in peace, an example of religious tolerance in a nation better known for interfaith clashes than harmony. Elsewhere on this sprawling archipelago - the world’s most populous Muslim nation - religious violence...

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Faith Quilts Project Will Culminate in Boston Interfaith Celebration in 2006

March 26, 2005

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2005/03/26/on_display_at_library_a_mosaic_of_faith/

On March 26, 2005 The Boston Globe reported, "If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the two quilts hanging near the main hall in the Boston Public Library are novels and the 60-odd human faces adorning them chapters in the city's spiritual narrative. The faces are self-...

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Bipartisan Support Bolsters Bill Accommodating Religion in the Workplace

March 18, 2005

Source: The New York Sun

http://www.nysun.com/article/10776

On March 18, 2005 The New York Sun reported, "a bill that would place a heavier burden on employers to accommodate the religious practices of their employees has a good chance of becoming law this year, a bipartisan group of its backers in Congress said. Senator Kerry, a Democrat of Massachusetts, and Senator Santorum, a conservative Pennsylvania Republican, yesterday reintroduced the Workplace Religious Freedom Act in the...

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Interfaith Rally Held to Decry FY2006 Budget

March 15, 2005

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/hp/content/shared/news/nation/stories/03/15_BUDGET_RALLY.html?UrAuth=`NbNUObN\UbTTUWUXUTUZTZU^UWUcUcUZU]UZUcTYWVVZV

On March 15, 2005 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported, "hundreds of people of faith walked across the grounds of the West Front of the U.S. Capitol Monday enroute to a rally against the fiscal year 2006 budget...

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Muslim Woman Builds Hindu Temple

March 9, 2005

Source: The Times of India

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On March 9, 2005 The Times of India reported, "In a refreshing case of communal harmony, a Muslim woman has built a Hindu temple dedicated to the Lord Shiva, which was opened on the occasion of Maha Shivratri on Tuesday. Noor Fatima, who laid the foundation for the Shiva Temple, claimed that Shiva had visited her in her dream, prompting her to build the temple. Although Fatima's faith strictly prohibits idol worship, she decided to...

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Study Reveals How Interfaith Families Observe Both Passover and Easter

March 9, 2005

Source: i-Newswire

http://i-newswire.com/pr9542.html

On March 9, 2005 i-Newswire reported, "although Hanukkah gets more attention, Passover is a more significant holiday for interfaith families, judging by participation levels. According to the Passover Predicament Survey, released today by InterfaithFamily.com ( www.interfaithfamily.com ), an independent non-profit publisher and advocacy membership association, 97 percent of respondents reported participating in Passover celebrations...

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