Nationwide interfaith program launched to boost Singapore’s social cohesion

SINGAPORE: A new interfaith initiative to boost Singapore’s resilience and ensure social cohesion was launched on Saturday (Feb 3), by Singapore’s five district mayors at the Singapore Management University’s Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium. The nationwide programme, called Common Senses for Common … Continue reading

Why interfaith programming matters at religious schools like BYU

Participants in Benedictine University’s 2017 Interfaith Retreat participate in meditative practices at a local Buddhist temple. PROVO — Maddie Blonquist wrapped up her proselytizing mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints feeling like she still had a … Continue reading

Religious leaders use visit to Islamic center to teach students about interfaith dialogue

UM Rabbi Lyle Rothman (right), speaks during a visit to the Islamic Center of Greater Miami. The trip was hosted as part of Social Justice Week and united 10 students of different religions to learn about the Muslim faith. Photo … Continue reading

Interfaith initiative spreads cheer among seniors, refugees, homeless

Utah’s Jewish and Muslim communities demonstrated on Monday that the spirit of helping those facing a difficult time transcends any one religion. Under guidance from the National Council of Jewish Women, volunteers packaged and delivered boxes of fresh fruit, baked … Continue reading

Tim Keller (Mayor of Albuquerque) celebrates interfaith, preps for year ahead

Timothy “Tim” Keller’s first term as the mayor of Albuquerque began nearly a month ago, and he has already gotten to work…. Keller identifies as Catholic, whereas his wife, Elizabeth Keller, identifies as Jewish. His wife attends service with his … Continue reading