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July edition of The Interfaith Observer

July 15, 2013, The Interfaith Observer Welcoming LGBTQ Communities to the Interfaith Table The Barriers The Challenge Facing Inclusivity The Global Divide on Homosexuality Pew Research Public Attitudes Project, June 4, 2013 Continuing Barriers in American Congregations Study Says Gays…

May issue of The Interfaith Observer

The Interfaith Observer, May 15 Editorial From Darwin to Zygon – Signs of Reconciliation Interfaith News Obama Addresses Interfaith Service in Boston – Kidnapped Syrian Bishops Still Missing – Religious Leaders in Syria Commit to Peace – Threats to Religious…

Going undercover, the evangelists taking Jesus to Tibet

Jonathan Kaiman, The Guardian, Feb.21 Chris and Sarah recently moved into a newly renovated two-bedroom apartment in Xining, a bustling Chinese city on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau, where they manage a small business and spread the teachings of…

Interfaith dialogue is key to strengthening communication rights

Worldwide Faith News, Mar.14, www.wfn.org/2011/03/msg00088.html Interfaith dialogue can play a key role in strengthening the right to communicate and tackling questions of social justice, General Secretary of the World Association of Christian Communicators (WACC) said on 12 March. Rev. Karin…

African faiths praised for peace-making role

Fredrick Nzwili, ENInews, Mar.11, www.eni.ch/featured/article.php?id=4771 A Kenyan politician has praised the faiths in Africa for taking a leading role in peace-making through practical activities such as providing water and creating understanding among communities. “I am delighted you have gone beyond…

Project Conversion: 12 Faiths In 12 Months

Rothwell Polk, Huffington Post, Feb.22, www.huffingtonpost.com/rothwell-polk/project-conversion-twelve_b_825711.html Andrew Bowen, 28, of Lumberton, N.C., is spending the 12 months of 2011 being “spiritually promiscuous,” he says with a wry sense of humor. Each month he immerses himself in a different religion, adopting…

Some significant dates in faith communities

This is a by no means exhaustive list of significant dates.  Please let me know of any that I should add. Baha’i: 16 Jan. 2011       World Religion Day 21 Mar. 2011     Naw Ruz (Baha’i New Year) 21 Apr. 2011     Start…

IRENICA Previous Version (archived)

Since June 2010, IRENICA has gone “live”.  Instead of a monthly digest, news items are added as soon as they come to my notice.  The latest news appears on the homepage irenica.org.uk and in Latest IRENICA.  Email alerts will only…