Tag: Interfaith

Updates now made elsewhere

The occasional updates that I’ve been making for the past few years on this site will in future appear on IRENIC’s twitter feed @irenicIF and on Facebook at irenic interfaith.  Please follow or friend these to keep in touch. I…

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…

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…

IRENIC updates now available on Facebook and Twitter

IRENIC Interfaith can now be found on Facebook.  Please add IRENIC Interfaith to your Friends if you are on FB. irenicIF is IRENIC’s Twitter account.  Please follow irenicIF if you are on Twitter I hope to put links to Interfaith…

Interfaith Network issues statement following Woolwich murder

Ekklesia, May 24 The Co-Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the Inter Faith Network for the UK issued the following statement today (24 May): We learned with deep shock and great sadness of the murder of a young member of the armed…

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…

What is Interfaith Cooperation for?

Eboo Patel, Religion Dispatches, May 05 Some years back I met the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Nechervan Barzani. One of the first things he did was thank me for the American military intervention that he described…

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…

Protesting Interfaith? The Importance of Advancing Our Dialogues

Simran Jeet Singh, Huffington Post, Apr.25 I had never before seen anyone protest an interfaith gathering. But yesterday as we walked out of our hotel in Kiev, Ukraine, a small group of protestors stepped forward to verbally and physically harass…

Faith and Marriage

John Turner, Patheos, Apr.18 Interfaith marriage is skyrocketing in contemporary America. A generation ago, around fifteen percent of Americans married outside their faith, which probably mostly meant Catholics marrying Protestants. Now, according to Naomi Schaefer Riley, the rate is forty-two…