Interfaith

Yale Accommodates Diversity With Religious and Spiritual Life Committee

September 19, 2004

Source: Yale Daily News

http://www.yaledailynews.com/article.asp?AID=26139

On September 19, 2004 Yale Daily News reported, "in order to better accommodate the ever-changing religious community at the University, officials have assembled a Committee on Religious and Spiritual Life at Yale. Formed at the request of Yale President Richard Levin, the group will make recommendations to him and the Yale Corporation this spring about how the University can best support students...

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In Milwaukee, Interfaith Rally to Discuss Social Issues

September 19, 2004

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

http://www.jsonline.com/news/metro/sep04/259556.asp?format=print

On September 19, 2004 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported, "in what could be one of the largest interdenominational rallies ever in downtown Milwaukee, more than 6,000 people will gather Saturday at the U.S. Cellular Arena to hold a candid conversation with state and federal politicians on a variety of social issues... Rolling Thunder, the Gamaliel...

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"Erase the Hate" Campaign to Focus on Religious Diversity in Toledo, OH

September 18, 2004

Source: The Toledo Blade

http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040918/NEWS10/40918005/-1/NEWS

On September 18, 2004 The Toledo Blade reported, "Erase the Hate, an annual campaign involving area religious and civic groups to encourage racial harmony and community accord, begins tomorrow with a "Taste of Diversity" event at noon in International Park, offering food samples from different ethnic traditions. This year's...

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Interfaith Prayer Service for 9-11 Anniversary in CT

September 18, 2004

Source: The Hartford Courant

http://www.ctnow.com/news/local/hc-911prayer0910.artsep10,1,3529849.story?coll=hc-headlines-local

On September 18, 2004 The Hartford Courant reported, "marking the third anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, representatives from nine religious faiths will gather Sunday at Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford for the third annual interreligious prayer service for remembrance and peace. The first...

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Interfaith "Alternative Holiday Fair" to Raise Awareness on Fair Trade and Social Justice

September 17, 2004

Source: Malden Observer

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On September 17, 2004 the Malden Observer reported, "First Church in Malden and Temple Tifereth Israel believe these weeks leading up to the holiday rush is the perfect time to get residents to think about a different type of holiday giving. The church is hosting its second annual Alternative Holiday Fair Saturday, Nov. 13, and this year, the temple is pitching in. It's an interfaith endeavor that both congregations hope will...

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Interfaith Coalition to Raise Awareness About Poverty During Election

September 17, 2004

Source: Yahoo/ PR Newswire

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/040917/cgf018_1.html

On September 17, 2004 Yahoo/ PR Newswire reported, "a group of clergy, representing religious leaders from around the state, announced today that they are starting the People's Pilgrimage to Overcome Poverty, an interfaith movement to raise awareness about poverty during this election cycle and beyond... For the third year in a row, the number of Americans living in poverty grew. According to the...

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Project on Faith Monologues Initiated at Vanderbilt

September 17, 2004

Source: Vanderbilt Hustler

http://www.vanderbilthustler.com/vnews/display.v/ART/2004/09/17/414a64955a409

On September 17, 2004 Vanderbilt Hustler reported, "a $10,000 grant given by the United Methodist Church this year will enable members of the Vanderbilt community to explore the differing viewpoints on faith and spirituality. Faith Project is an effort to gather stories of faith and weave them into a performance of monologues by this Spring...

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Remembering 9/11: �Call to Unity� in Sacramento

September 17, 2004

Source: NCM

http://news.ncmonline.com/news/view_article.html?article_id=ae2ff37f956ffaafd8a664f95d4fdf46

On September 17, 2004 NCM reported, "[a] program to remember 9/11 was held in Davis, California at the beautiful Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center on Sept. 11, 2004. This third annual 'A Call for Unity' event exemplified both a learning experience and an attempt at damage control. Led locally by Jeff Von Kaenel, owner of the '...

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In Texas, 9/11 Memorials Marked by Interreligious Events

September 17, 2004

Source: The Austin Chronicle

http://www.austinchronicle.com/issues/dispatch/2004-09-17/pols_naked6.html

On September 17, 2004 The Austin Chronicle reported, "in Austin, there were attempts to reach across religious and cultural divides; some results were impressive, some were mixed. At the state Capitol, people of the Islamic faith from around the state converged on the second annual Texas Muslims Legislative Day, an event sponsored by the Freedom...

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Muslim Officer Builds Bridges in Houston

September 16, 2004

Source: Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/metropolitan/2799993

On September 16, 2004 Houston Chronicle reported, "like most Americans, Houston police officer Muzaffar Siddiqi was shaken to his core by the 9/11 terrorist attacks. A Muslim who had fought crime and terror for years in his native Pakistan, Siddiqi understood the anger and grief that was now spreading throughout his new country. But he also understood the fear of being...

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Interfaith Coalition Voices Voting Power to Legislators in WI

September 15, 2004

Source: The Journal Times

http://www.journaltimes.com/articles/2004/09/15/local/iq_3105975.txt

On September 15, 2004 The Journal Times reported, "Nancy Holmlund and the members of the faith-based groups attending the WISDOM Rolling Thunder meeting in Milwaukee Saturday want legislators and other politicians to know they are people of faith who vote... WISDOM is a statewide coalition of congregation-based organizations, comprised of about 125...

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U.S. State Department Releases International Religious Freedom Report

September 15, 2004

Source: U.S. Department of State

http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/irf/2004/

On September 15, 2004 the U.S. Department of State released the International Religious Freedom Report for 2004. The report singles out Burma, China, Cuba, Laos, North Korea and Vietnam as totalitarian regimes that seek to control religion among their citizens. The report also lists countries in which there is government-sponsored discrimination or persecution of religions not recognized by the state, as well as...

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"Women's Votes, Womens Voices" Highlights Religious Women's Concerns

September 14, 2004

Source: Yahoo News/ Pluralism Project Harvard University

http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/040914/nytu208_1.html?printer=1

On September 14, 2004 Yahoo News/ Pluralism Project Harvard University reported, "religious women voters may well decide the election, yet their vital voices are rarely heard in the public conversation. On September 13, a groundbreaking and historic meeting at the National Press Club convened women from a range of religious and advocacy...

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