Interfaith

Gather the Women Week in Salem

March 8, 2004

Source: The Statesman Journal

http://news.statesmanjournal.com/article.cfm?i=76676

On March 8, 2004 The Statesman Journal reported, "Several events in Salem will mark the second annual Gather the Women week, including talks, music and dance. On Sunday, more than 50 people gathered to kick off the week with presentations from activists, business owners and religious leaders. The local events are a few of the hundreds unfolding around the world this week to honor the...

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Religions for Peace USA

This data was last updated on 4 January 2021.

Address: 777 United Nations Plaza, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-338-9140
Email: rfpusa@rfpusa.org
Website: http://www.rfpusa.org
Mission: Religions for Peace USA is the largest and most broadly-based representative multi-religious forum in the United States, with participants from more than 50 religious communities, representing each of the major faith traditions....

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Editorial: Conversion Celebrates a Plurality of Answers

March 6, 2004

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/city/irving/opinion/stories/030704dnirvcarter.11a84.html

On March 6, 2004 The Dallas Morning News reported, "Some people in our society feel threatened by the word "missionary." But is the word really so odd? Billions of people around the world belong to one of the three great missionary faiths: Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. As...

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"The Passion" Leads to Increase in Interfaith Dialogue

March 6, 2004

Source: The Miami Herald

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On March 6, 2004 The Miami Herald reported on interfaith dialogues sparked by Mel Gibson's film, "The Passion." "Mary Boys, a past president of the Association of Professors and Researchers in Religious Education, is one of many religious and lay leaders participating in interfaith dialogues across the nation, including in South Florida, where Christians and Jews can learn about each other's perspectives. Organizers believe Americans of all...

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In Chicago, Muslim-Catholic Dialogue Day Stresses a Common Humanity

March 5, 2004

Source: Muslim American Society

http://www.masnet.org/views.asp?id=1018

On March 5, 2004 the Muslim American Society reported that speakers and attendees at the February 24 Catholic-Muslim Dialogue Day event "stressed that Catholic and Muslim communities can only establish meaningful bonds when each community rids itself of the us vs. them mentality, and learns to recognize that both Catholics and Muslims have similar concerns, from upholding their traditional values to figuring...

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In Missouri, Women Discuss Their Roles in Different Faiths

March 4, 2004

Source: The Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/8098317.htm

On March 4, 2004 The Kansas City Star reported, "Some consider discussing religion taboo in the company of strangers. But nearly 400 women of all faiths got together Wednesday at the Overland Park Marriott for a forum to address religious differences and similarities. The forum, 'Defining Women's Roles ...Three Traditions' allowed three female panelists — one...

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In Middleborough, Controversy Over Holiday Display Rages On

March 4, 2004

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2004/03/04/board_considers_adding_menorah_to_town_display/

On March 4, 2004 The Boston Globe reported, "Even with spring approaching, controversy continues over a holiday display outside Middleborough Town Hall.

The First Unitarian Universalist Society has for two years been trying to get more secular elements...

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Bush Speaks Out to Support Faith-Based Initiatives

March 4, 2004

Source: The Washington Post

http://www.washtimes.com/national/20040303-100528-7067r.htm

On March 4, 2004 The Washington Post reported, "President Bush yesterday said it was 'essential' that the government reinforce the 'vital work that faith-based organizations can do,' but tried to quell fears of liberals and civil libertarians that church and state would get too cozy. Mr. Bush attended the White House Conference of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives at the...

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Interfaith Prayers Bring Healing to Boston's Logan Airport

March 4, 2004

Source: The Milford Daily News

http://www.milforddailynews.com/artsCulture/view.bg?articleid=42933

On March 4, 2004 The Milford Daily News reported, "Ellen Band has brought prayer into the noisy bustle of everyday life. Now, while travelers rush through Logan Airport, they hear sacred words and sounds from the world's great religions wafting through the elevated walkway to Terminal E. Band's intriguing audio installation rearranges and broadcasts a mix...

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Boston Area Rabbi Is Also a Unitarian Minister

March 3, 2004

Source: The Baltimore Jewish Times

http://www.jewishtimes.com/News/3731.stm

On March 3, 2004 The Baltimore Jewish Times reported, "This past Christmas, Rabbi Howard Berman found himself going where perhaps no rabbi has gone before: leading a processional to 'Come All Ye Faithful' at a Boston-area Christmas service. Berman led the processional at the Arlington Street Church not as a guest, but as part of his role as associate clergy at the Boston Unitarian Universalist Church....

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Court Rules: Catholic Charities Must Pay for Birth Control

March 2, 2004

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/02/national/02CHAR.html

On March 2, 2004 The New York Times reported that "the California Supreme Court ruled Monday that Catholic Charities must provide its employees in California with medical coverage for birth control, in spite of its religious objections to contraception. The ruling has sweeping implications for religion-based nonprofit organizations and hospitals throughout the state and could influence...

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Catholics Not Included in Religious Tolerance Meeting

March 2, 2004

Source: WPXI

http://www.wpxi.com/news/2888754/detail.html

On March 2, 2004 WPXI ran an Associated Press article that reported, "A meeting to promote religious tolerance in Russia isn't off to a very good start. It seems Catholics aren't invited. More than 300 religious leaders from the Commonwealth of Independent States, a loose grouping of most of the former Soviet republics, are to participate in the conference beginning Tuesday. But the conference will only include...

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