Interfaith

Interfaith Service in South Carolina

January 31, 2004

Source: The State

http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/news/local/7840904.htm

On January 31, 2004 The State reported, "People of faith from a wide range of traditions came together at Washington Street United Methodist Church Friday night to affirm their commitment to fight poverty and injustice in the world. The interfaith worship service, which drew a diverse crowd of more than 200, was part of the People’s Agenda for Economic Justice, a two-day effort...

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Opinion: Secularism Essential for a Cohesive Society; Religious Symbols Promote Individualism

January 30, 2004

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/01/30/opinion/30COQ.html

On January 30, 2004 The New York Times ran an op-ed piece by Guy Coq, author of a book on secularism in France, in which he argued for the value of laïcité, the closed French word to "secularism." Coq writes, "Our uneasiness about head scarves and other religious symbols in schools is a result of our long, often painful, history. If we bow to demands to allow the practice of religion...

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In Kansas City, a Muslim and a Hindu Discuss Faith

January 24, 2004

Source: Kansas City Star

http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascitystar/living/religion/7780791.htm

On January 24, 2004 the Kansas City Star published an editorial by Rushdy El-Ghussein, former president of the Islamic Society of Greater Kansas City, on how individuals should participate in public debates concerning religion: "Discussions and debates should bring understanding between people without them being pressured or forced to adopt each other'...

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Update: Michigan Religion Students Might Qualify for Grants

January 22, 2004

Source: The State News

http://www.statenews.com/article.phtml?pk=21646

On January 22, 2004 The State News reported, "A package of bills passed by the state Senate on Tuesday might qualify theology, divinity and religious education students for state scholarships, but MSU students will not be affected. Michigan law prevents religious education students from receiving such funds, but the package, which includes seven bills, would make them eligible. Several scholarship and...

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University of California Celebrates Tolerance Week

January 22, 2004

Source: The California Aggie

http://www.californiaaggie.com/article/?id=2249

On January 22, 2004 The California Aggie reported, "Hoping to promote tolerance for all religions, members of the campus interfaith community are participating in this year's Tolerance Week. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., the Interfaith Council is sponsoring a bowling event, an interfaith discussion panel, and video viewing during the week to emphasize diversity, tolerance, and acceptance in...

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UCLA Hosts Student Interfaith Dialogue

January 22, 2004

Source: Daily Bruin

http://www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/news/articles.asp?id=27009

On January 22, 2004 the Daily Bruin reported, "With religious strife prevalent across the world, a group of students has come together to offer a possible solution to seemingly perpetual conflict – mutual understanding. The first of four interreligious dialogues was held Wednesday evening at the University Religious Conference. The event brought together students of several...

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Interfaith Calendar

January 22, 2004

Source: The Dallas Morning News

http ://w ww.dallasnews.com/s/dws/dn/religion/stories/010304dnrelcalendar.7706.html

On January 22, 2004 The Dallas Morning News published an interfaith calendar marking the most important holidays of the world's major religions.

National Council of Churches Holds Interfaith Meeting on Education

January 21, 2004

Source: The National Council of Churches

http://www.ncccusa.org/news/04nccnea.html

On January 21, 2004 The National Council of Churches reported, "The National Council of Churches USA (NCC) and the National Education Association (NEA) convened a daylong interfaith meeting to develop proposals for how religious groups can work with parents, teachers and administrators to support and improve public schools. The January 14 gathering drew close to 70 national, state and local...

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Interfaith Delegation Denied Access to Guantanamo

January 21, 2004

Source: National Council of Churches

http://www.ncccusa.org/news/04guantanamoaccess.html

On January 21, 2004 the reported, "The U.S. Department of Defense has denied a written request from the National Council of Churches USA (NCC) for permission to send a small interfaith delegation to visit detainees at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay later this month. NCC General Secretary Bob Edgar made the request in a Dec. 8, 2003, letter to Secretary of State Colin Powell...

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Ghetto Film School

This data was last updated on 12 November 2020.

Address: P.O. Box 1580, Bronx, NY 10459
Phone: 718-589-5470
Email: info@ghettofilm.org
Website: http://www.ghettofilm.org
Mission: Ghetto Film School (GFS) is an award-winning nonprofit founded in 2000 to educate, develop and celebrate the next generation of great American storytellers.

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Colorado Interfaith Rally

January 21, 2004

Source: The Interfaith Alliance

http://www.interfaithalliance.org/News/News.cfm?ID=5251&c=96

On January 21, 2004 The Interfaith Alliance published the remarks by Roger J. Limoges,  Deputy Director for Public Policy, at an interfaith rally at the Colorado capitol: "Today’s call to action is about people of faith and good will in Colorado coming together to empower their communities of faith and their community of neighbors through informed civic...

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