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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…

Christian churches back Jews facing anti-Semitism in Hungary

Tom Heneghan, Reuters, May 14 When Hungarian radical right-wingers rallied against a Jewish conference in Budapest in early May, a well-known Protestant pastor hid behind the stage while his wife stepped up to the podium to denounce Jews and Israel.…

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…

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…

Canadian prisoners sue over lack of chaplains

Ron Csillag, Religion News Service, Apr.02 Inmates in British Columbia have filed suit to overturn a decision by the Canadian government to cut part-time prison chaplains, alleging that the policy has nearly eliminated prison ministry to minority faiths. “Prisoners do…

The Interfaith Observer – March Edition

The Interfaith Observer – March Edition, Mar.15 From Toddlers to Millennials – Reimagining Interfaith Community Learning to Be a Good Neighbor At What Age Should Interfaith Education Begin? by TIO Correspondent Ruth Broyde Sharone A New Kind of Interfaith Family…