Interfaith

Akbar Ahmed Honored at National Cathedral for Work in Interfaith Understanding

February 25, 2005

Source: Daily Times

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_22-2-2005_pg7_38

On February 25, 2005 the Daily Times reported, "last Sunday’s evening song – a special evening prayer – at the National Cathedral was dedicated to Dr Akbar Ahmed in recognition of his work towards inter-faith understanding. The ceremony started with the reading of a message from the Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom, while Bishop John Chane of the...

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Discussion Begins on Interfaith Commission to Identify Common Values

February 24, 2005

Source: The New Straits Times

http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Friday/National/NST32254031.txt/Article/indexb_html

On February 24, 2005 The New Straits Times reported, "A national conference to discuss the formation of an interfaith commission to identify values and ethical standards common to all religions began today. Culture, Arts and Heritage Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim said the proposed commission was one of...

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Muslim-Christian Dialogue to Be Held Following OIC Summit

February 23, 2005

Source: Arab News

http://www.arabnews.com/?page=1&section=0&article=59410&d=23&m=2&y=2005

On February 23, 2005 the Arab News reported, "Following an initiative from Crown Prince Abdullah, Senegal will host an [Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)] summit and a Muslim-Christian dialogue in December next year. Senegal’s President Maitre Abdoulaye Wade gave this information to Arab News after opening Senegal’s new embassy in the...

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Jews and Muslims Coexist Peaceably in Marseille, Offering Model

February 21, 2005

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A40389-2005Feb20.html

On February 21, 2005 The Washington Post reported, "Marseille, population 800,000, a proud and bristly Mediterranean port, has since ancient times mixed diverse cultures and faiths. Today it is home to nearly 200,000 Muslims and 80,000 Jews, the continent's third-largest Jewish population center. All the ingredients for protracted sectarian violence would...

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University of Missouri Hosts Interfaith Expo

February 21, 2005

Source: The University of Missouri- St. Louis Student Newspaper

http://www.thecurrentonline.com/news/2005/02/21/Features/Expo-For.Faith.Groups.Promotes.Spirituality-871593.shtml

On February 21, 2005 The University of Missouri- St. Louis Student Newspaper reported, "St. Louis spiritual groups and campus faith-based organizations shared their beliefs and their organizations' objectives to students at the first...

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Seattle Unity

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Address: 200 Eighth Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: 206-622-8475
Email: minassist@seattleunity.org
Website: http://www.seattleunity.org
Mission: Seattle Unity is a spiritual community that seeks to celebrate, inspire, and deepen their individual and collective spiritual...

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Lincoln Interfaith Council Bouncing Back After Tough Year

February 17, 2005

Source: Lincoln Journal Star

http://www.journalstar.com/articles/2005/02/11/local/doc420bf0fa135c4519777524.txt

On February 17, 2005 the Lincoln Journal Star reported, "it's been a rough year for the Lincoln Interfaith Council, the group that promotes cooperation among people of all religious faiths. The resignation of Norm Leach as executive director last February and his conviction for sexually assaulting a Boy Scout hung over the group...

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Panel Bridges Muslims and Christians at Dekalb University

February 17, 2005

Source: Northern Star

http://www.star.niu.edu/articles/?id=5435

On February 17, 2005 the Northern Star reported, "in its discussion panel Wednesday night, the Muslim Student Association sought to build bridges between Islamic and Christian faiths. The panel, titled 'Building Bridges Between Neighbors,' addressed a need for education and unity of faiths to coincide with Muslim Awareness Week. Keynote speakers included Rita Root, reverend for the Federated Church of Sycamore, and...

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Buddhists Eye Church Property

February 17, 2005

Author: Douglas Belkin

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2005/02/17/buddhists_eye_church_property/

Leaders in Lowell's burgeoning Southeast Asian community are planning to ask the Archdiocese of Boston to sell them the Notre Dame de Lourdes Church on Smith Street for less than half its assessed value so they can convert it into a Buddhist temple.

"We are hoping they will hear...

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Jews, Christians and Muslims in Chico to Gather for Abraham Celebration

February 15, 2005

Source: Chico Enterprise-Record

http://www.chicoer.com/Stories/0,1413,135~25088~2712227,00.html

On February 15, 2005 the Chico Enterprise-Record reported, "anyone with an interest is welcome to share a meal and learn about three religions Sunday at Chico's Celebration of Abraham. The event will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church. Participants will hear brief talks on Judaism, Christianity and Islam along with selections from sacred music and...

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Harvard's Interfaith Council Builds New Bridges

February 14, 2005

Source: The Harvard Crimson

http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=505614

On February 14, 2005 The Harvard Crimson reported, "members of Harvard’s Interfaith Council met in Quincy House yesterday for the year’s first meeting. Approximately 20 students representing undergraduate religious groups, faculty, and administrators met last night to discuss how the Harvard College Interfaith Council (HCIC) could bring together the disparate religious groups on...

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Children of Abraham Project Casts Light on Similarities, Differences

February 7, 2005

Source: Kalamazoo Gazette

http://www.mlive.com/news/kzgazette/index.ssf?/base/news-12/1107188417278240.xml

On February 7, 2005 the Kalamazoo Gazette reported, "a diverse cast of students in The Children of Abraham Project presented a dramatic performance of their differences, similarities and hopes Sunday on the campus of Western Michigan University. Written by 16 teenagers from the Mosaic Youth Theater in Detroit, it was a drawing together...

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Editorial: Interfaith Gathering in Kansas City Inspires Community

February 7, 2005

Source: The Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/living/10788426.htm

On February 7, 2005 The Kansas City Star reported, "the Arabic and Hebrew words for 'peace' joined together to name the event was a perfect moniker for such an expansive aspiration. But I was surprised by the event itself. I've been doing interfaith work here for 20 years and never have seen anything like it. No organization could have created it, and the individuals who...

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