Life contemplated at multi-faith dialogue event at Maidenhead Mosque

From the Maidenhead Advertiser “The reality today is that we are all interdependent and have to co-exist on this small planet. Therefore, the only sensible and intelligent way of resolving differences and clashes of interests, whether between individuals or nations, … Continue reading

Pakistani-American couple donates $15 million to Catholic university

From Dawn To foster better understanding between religions, a Muslim couples entrusts their legacy with a Catholic institution.  This gesture of good faith, given by Rafat and Zoreen Ansari, is hopeful, especially in these politically charged times.   Rafat and … Continue reading

Project to engage Pakistani interfaith communities launched

From Pakistan Today   (LAHORE, Pakistan)-  Provincial Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Khalil Tahir Sandhu has said that in order to create a culture of peace and coexistence we need to respect other religions and reconcile all conflicts, … Continue reading

Food and faith: Charleston-area Jews, Muslims come together in kitchen to inspire dialogue

From The Post and Courier (CHARLESTON, SC)- “Marcie approved the falafel!” crowed Ghazala Javed, a lay leader at Central Mosque, after a kosher caterer working in the same kitchen praised her crispy chickpea fritter. “Who else is ready to try … Continue reading

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

Local interfaith groups to pray for peace on New Year’s Day

From Levittown Now & the Asian American Press Tying together communities and faiths in celebration, local interfaith initiatives will open the New Year with prayers for peace.  Out of Pennsylvania and Nevada come two stories of such efforts. (Yardley Borough, PA)- The … 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