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Hartford Interfaith Coalition Moves From Preaching to Policy

October 27, 2003

Source: The Associated Press

http://www.theday.com/eng/web/newstand/re.aspx?reIDx=2DC126D4-3D69-4986-8861-974671282EEA

On October 27, 2003 The Associated Press reported that "A coalition of religious groups is turning from preaching to public policy, hoping to persuade government to focus on the poor and working families. About 36 congregations, ranging from Catholics to Muslims, have joined forces to form the Greater Hartford...

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In a Dialogue of Faith, Hayward Sikhs and Christians Shared Worship Space

October 26, 2003

Source: The Daily Review

http://www.dailyreviewonline.com/Stories/0,1413,88~10975~1724744,00.html

On October 26, 2003 The Daily Review told the story of how Sikhs and Christians in Hayward have transformed dialogue into an opportunity to live, literally, side by side. Ranjit Singh Sabharwal, a founder of the Sikh Temple of Hayward, said that "the property on which the Sikh Temple stands could very easily have been bulldozed and sold to the highest...

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Atlanta Interfaith Forum Promotes "Peace Among Religions, Peace Among Humanity"

October 25, 2003

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/print/content/epaper/editions/saturday/faith_values_f

On October 25, 2003 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that "on Monday, a group of Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Buddhist leaders will gather at the Cathedral of St. Philip for an interfaith forum. The 10-hour forum will devote itself to topics such as: Must faith divide us? Can we build beyond our common group? And on Tuesday, a...

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Former Leader Izetbegovic Supported Religious Pluralism

October 24, 2003

Source: Forward

http://www.forward.com/issues/2003/03.10.24/news14.obit.html

On October 24, 2003 Forward ran a feature article on the life of Alija Izetbegovic, former leader of the Muslim-led Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, who died Oct. 19 at age 78. The article focused on his promotion of religious pluralism in the turbulent region: "Izetbegovic was the leader of the Democratic Action Party, which advocated a moderate, pluralistic form of political Islam...

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A Dialogue of Differences: Illinois Muslim Students Sponsor Interfaith Discussion

October 23, 2003

Source: Daily Illini

http://www.dailyillini.com/oct03/oct23/news/stories/news_story02.shtml

On October 23, 2003 Daily Illini reported that "as a part of Islamic Awareness week, the Muslim Student Association sponsored an interfaith dialogue between Jews, Muslims and Christians Wednesday evening at the Chemistry Annex on campus. The purpose of the dialogue called 'Building Bridges,' was to bring different faiths together, said Omar Galahari, executive...

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President Mbeki Meets With Religious Working Group

October 21, 2003

Source: AllAfrica Global Media

http://allafrica.com/stories/200310210471.html

On October 21, 2003 AllAfrica Global Media posted a BuaNews article that reported, "President Thabo Mbeki is meeting with the representatives of the Presidential Religious Working Group in Pretoria today. The Presidency said the meeting sought to promote meaningful interaction between the government and religious communities. President Mbeki has met with the religious group before and a...

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Interfaith Alliance Launched in Hawaii

October 18, 2003

Source: Starbulletin.com

http://starbulletin.com/2003/10/18/features/story2.html

On October 18, 2003 Starbulletin.com reported that "some 60 people from about 20 Oahu religious organizations attended the launching of the Hawaii Interfaith Alliance last week. The group will work to coordinate efforts of island faith-based groups in social action and human needs projects. One of the first will be to seek legislation to address the epidemic of drug abuse." The...

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Muslim Doctor Calls on All Faiths to "Tend the Garden of Diversity"

October 17, 2003

Source: Topeka Capital-Journal

http://www.cjonline.com/stories/101003/loc_interfaith.shtml

On October 17, 2003 The Topeka Capital-Journal reported that Dr. Shahid Athar, who has dedicated his life since September 11 to educating the nation's interfaith community on Islam, will bring his message of peace to the Interfaith of Topeka Conference on the Washburn University campus. His presentation is titled "Understanding Islam and Muslims: An Interfaith...

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U.S General Boykin's Remarks Called Offensive to Islam

October 16, 2003

Source: U.S.Newswire

http://releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=142-10162003

On October 16, 2003 U.S.Newswire reported that "the Interfaith Alliance, the nation's leading interfaith organization, issued a response to last night's report on NBC Nightly News With Tom Brokaw and this morning's article in the Los Angeles Times exposing divisive statements on Islam by the new Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Lt. Gen. William Boykin." In the...

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Multifaith Community Rallies Behind Muslim Mosque Project in Voorhees

October 14, 2003

Source: The Philadelphia Enquirer

http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/local/7006772.htm

On October 14, 2003 The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the formation this month of a local pro-mosque group in Voorhees, the Coalition for Multi-Faith Democracy, has "drawn the Anti-Defamation League in New Jersey and the Interfaith Freedom Foundation in California to its cause. The coalition - made up of more than a dozen Roman Catholics, Methodists, Unitarians and...

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