Interfaith

Christian-Muslim Relations Tense in Wichita

August 16, 2003

Source: The Wichita Eagle

http://www.kansas.com/mld/kansas/living/6543468.htm

On August 16, 2003 The Wichita Eagle reported that "a neighborhood flier announcing a Christian sermon on the dangers of Islam attracted a couple dozen new faces to Wichita's Pleasant Valley Church of Christ last month. 'Did you know that the events of 9/11 are virtually described in the Quran?' the flier stated... Among those in the audience were nearly a dozen Muslims. They left believing...

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Interfaith Gatherings in Memphis, Tennessee

August 16, 2003

Source: Go Memphis

http://www.gomemphis.com/mca/faith_values/article/0,1426,MCA_4076_2184829,00.html

On August 16, 2003 Go Memphis reported that "they started talking a few weeks after Sept. 11, 2001... Memphis Christians and Jews. Memphis Muslims and Hindus. Memphis Buddhists and Baha'is... Their first gathering was on neutral ground, a local public high school. Hundreds of people came from many religious traditions. They talked about what...

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San Fernando Valley Interfaith Council (VIC)

This data was last updated on 8 October 2020.

Address: 4505 Las Virgenes Road, Suite 211, Calabasas, CA 91302
Phone: 818-880-4842
Email: info@vic-la.org
Website: http://www.vic-la.org/
Mission: The San Fernando Valley Interfaith Council (VIC) creates positive change within communities in the Greater San Fernando Valley as we serve, support, and engage others through unity and faith in action.

 

 

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Thich Nhat Hanh to Speak in Chicago

August 15, 2003

Source: Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/archives

On August 15, 2003 the Chicago Tribune reported that "Thich Nhat Hanh, a renowned Buddhist monk and prolific author... will bring his cross-cultural message to Chicago on Aug. 22, in a public talk titled 'Building a Century of Peace.' About 3,500 of the 5,000 tickets for the speech at Loyola University's Joseph Gentile Center have been sold, many of them to students and other young people, said Laurie Lawlor, an...

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Interfaith Citizen Corps

August 14, 2003

Source: Catholic News Service

http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/20030814.htm

On August 14, 2003 Catholic News Service reported that "Bruce Netter and Sofian Abdelaziz are working together. Netter, a Jew, is manager of disaster relief services for Catholic Charities of the Miami Archdiocese. Sofian, a Palestinian, is director and counselor of the Miami-based American Muslim Association of North America... Netter described Citizen Corps as 'a national...

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Update: Daniel Pipes' Nomination Stalls

August 14, 2003

Source: MPAC News

http://www.mpacnews.org/

On August 14, 2003 the Muslim Public Affairs Council reported that "MPAC, along with a very wide coalition of interfaith, civil rights and academic freedom groups, participated in a packed press conference this morning at the National Press Building in Washington DC decrying the possible recess appointment of Daniel Pipes to the United States Institute for Peace (USIP)... The press conference was moderated by Dr. Reverend Welton Gaddy, president of the...

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Update: Interfaith Alliance President Opposes Appointment of Pipes

August 14, 2003

Source: The Interfaith Alliance

http://www.interfaithalliance.org/News/News.cfm?ID=4994&c=41

On August 14, 2003 the Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy, president of The Interfaith Alliance, offered remarks at the National Press Club denouncing President Bush's impending recess appointment of Daniel Pipes to the U.S. Institute of Peace: "'Given Dr. Pipes’ record of unrelenting derogatory and inflammatory statements directed at Islam, I would have problems with this...

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Interfaith Conference in Central Ohio

August 12, 2003

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

On August 12, 2003 The Columbus Dispatch reported that "when it comes to the causes of violence in today's world, Paul Knitter thinks, religion is one of the culprits... Now it is time for religion to be part of the solution in making the world more peaceful, he said... Knitter, an author and expert in interreligious efforts, was the keynote speaker yesterday during the annual conference of the North American Interfaith Network, being held at Ohio State University... Interreligious efforts should be aimed at easing suffering,...

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Neighborhood Interfaith Movement

This data was last updated on 6 May 2020.

Address: 7047 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119
Phone: 215-843-5600
Email: jmaloney@nimphilly.org
Website: http://www.nimphilly.org/
Mission: NIM represents an alliance of over 50 member congregations and religious institutions, all of which have united in an effort to collaborate on important issues in the larger community. NIM embraces diversity and sets aside differences in...

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Theologian Urges Interfaith Peace Effort

August 12, 2003

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

On August 12, 2003 The Columbus Dispatch reported that "Xavier University professor Paul Knitter says religion is meant to foster peace, not violence... 'By the government insisting that religion cannot really mix with politics, that religion has nothing to say to the state, this has led to the possibility that the state can make use of religion for its own purposes,'... Religion should strive not only to end war, Knitter said, but also to foster a world in which, 'there is justice, there is equity, there is a sharing of the...

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Catholics and Muslims Hold Joint Prayer Service in Austin, TX

August 10, 2003

Source: News 8 (Austin, TX)

http://www.news8austin.com/content/top_stories/default.asp?ArID=80312

On August 10, 2003 News 8 (Austin, TX) reported that "members of the Catholic and Muslim faith, two of the world's largest religions, combined Sunday services in Austin. This was the second time since Sept. 11 that Catholics and Muslims have held a joint prayer service. Inside St. Mary's Cathedral in Downtown Austin, two religions shared the same pew,...

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Editorial: Faith-Based and Secular Groups Unite to Fight Crime

August 10, 2003

Source: Pioneer Press

http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/6504253.htm

On August 10, 2003 Pioneer Press columnist Rubén Rosario reported on attempts by local faith-based and secular organizations to unite to fight crime: "When it comes to dealing with crime, it is often a matter of faith where the victims seek spiritual solace or redress. But seeking secular justice or help is often absent. This week, religious leaders in Ramsey County and those who work with...

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