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June edition of The Interfaith Observer

Addressing Climate Change Editorial Climate – We All Have Skin in this Game Interfaith News Imams from Around the World Visit Holocaust Sites – Finding Higher Religious Ground in Pakistan – 120 Years After Vivekananda in Chicago, Congress Welcomes Hindu…

Christians in India Hopeful After Elections

Zenit, May 27 There may be a different future: made of respect for human rights, dialogue, justice and harmony for Christians in Karnataka, one of the major Indian States. After the local elections on May 5, the Hindu extremist party…

Multifaith has a place for everyone

T K Barger, Toledo Blade, May 03 Before moving to Toledo, I worked in Philadelphia as a chaplain in a hospital. When patients and their families asked about my religion, I usually said that I was there as an interfaith…

Religions for Peace delegation makes statements on nuclear weapons

Religions for Peace, Mar.05 Statement by European Council of Religious Leaders/ Religions for Peace delegation. Our delegation of Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, Jewish and Buddhist leaders represents Religions for Peace, the world’s largest and most representative multi-religious coalition. Religions for…

Isolation leads British Muslims to act like ‘idiots’

Trevor Grundy, Religion News Service, Jan.25 The increasing isolation of Britain’s Muslim community is leading to stepped-up attacks against Muslims and a sense that Muslims can act like “idiots” against outsiders in some parts of the city [London], British government…

Faith leaders unite behind call to change financial system

Ekklesia, Jan.24 In response to the European debt crisis, thirty-seven Church of England bishops have signed a multifaith statement calling for debt audits in Europe, cancelling the unjust debts of the most indebted nations, more progressive taxation and control of…

US VP Biden’s gun panel meets with faith leaders

Kevin Bohn, CNN Politics, Jan.09 Vice President Joe Biden and officials on his gun violence committee held an unannounced meeting Wednesday evening with a group of 12 national faith leaders. One theme brought up by several participants was the “moral…

Bridging the Gap Between Hinduism and Christianity

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa, Huffington Post, Jan.03 Growing up in a Hindu family in Los Angeles while attending a Christian high school for four years, I was never able to make any connection between the two traditions. In fact, they seemed…

God is Not a Christian

Desmond Tutu and Bettina Gronblom, Huffington Post, Sep.30, www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/desmond-tutu/universal-religion-desmond-tutu_b_1926903.html A darker side is re-emerging and gaining ground. There is an increase in xenophobia, homophobia, discrimination, racism, religious intolerance and attacks on minorities – fuelled by far-right and populist agendas –…