Interfaith service in Hamden honors Martin Luther King Jr.

From the New Haven Register (HAMDEN, CT)- An interfaith service celebrating the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Friday had a political focus, as clergy and guest speakers encouraged the congregation to channel the civil rights … Continue reading

Two signs in India that inter-religious tolerance thrives despite tensions

From Crux (MUMBAI, India) – Although India’s increasingly hard-line Hindu nationalist movements can often make life difficult for religious minorities, including the country’s 30 million Christians, two recent episodes illustrate the deep undercurrent of tolerance that still pervades traditional Indian … Continue reading

Jews, Christians, and Muslims set out pathways to peace in Assisi

Article in the Tablet Religious leaders celebrating the 30th anniversary of St. John Paul II’s Assisi interfaith peace gathering in 1986 called on people from around the world to continue its legacy to combat today’s indifference and violence. The event between … Continue reading

Remembering a Christian and a Jew who traced anti-Judaism to its roots

Article from RNS Fifty years ago Edward Flannery published “The Anguish of the Jews: Twenty-Three Centuries of Anti-Semitism,” an outstanding book that permanently changed relations between Christians and Jews. His pioneering efforts exposed a pervasive animus towards Judaism within Christianity. People … Continue reading

Interfaith leaders urge political parties to reject Islamophobia

IRFWP Director, Dr. Frank Kaufmann has been invited as a “featured guest” to events surrounding the efforts of ISNA to highlight Muslim opposition to religious and violent extremism, and to present interfaith solidarity among leaders and believers of all faiths to … Continue reading