Tag Archive for multi-faith

Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World

Churches Together in England, February 2013 Resources from the first ecumenical meeting of denominational, intermediate level inter faith officers which took place at High Leigh Conference Centre from Monday 11th February to Tuesday 12th February. I recommend you to have…

Together in Service: support for multi-faith volunteering

Baroness Warsi, Government Website, Feb.14 ‘Together in Service’ is a 3 year programme celebrating social action projects, and can be based around each of the faith communities religious festivals or dedicated volunteering days. It is designed to motivate and inspire…

Manchester uni puts faith in praying booth

Will Coldwell, The Guardian, Jul.26, www.guardian.co.uk/education/2012/jul/26/praying-booth-at-manchester-university A praying booth has been installed at Manchester University as part of a three-year research project on multi-faith spaces in the UK and abroad. The “pray-o-mat” – which was a photo-booth until it was…

Haifa’s Holiday of Holidays festival embraces differences

Judith Sudilovsky, ENInews, Dec.22. www.eni.ch/featured/article.php?id=5370 Both Christmas lights and Hanukkah dreidels (spinning tops) are appearing as decorations as the northern Israeli port city of Haifa throws a multi-faith party on December weekends. Now in its 18th year, the Holiday of…

‘Ground Zero Mosque’ moving forward

Heather M. Higgins, CNN, Sep.10, religion.blogs.cnn.com/2011/09/10/ground-zero-mosque-moving-forward/ While all eyes are on lower Manhattan, nearly 200 people gathered more than 100 blocks north of Ground Zero on Friday night to honor 9/11 families and to recognize a decade of interfaith work at…

Multi-faith 9/11 prayer vigil calls for tolerance

Mary Grace Lucas, CNN, Sep.11, religion.blogs.cnn.com/2011/09/11/multi-faith-911-prayer-vigil-calls-for-tolerance/ Hundreds gathered in Washington Sunday to share an interfaith moment together in remembrance of the September 11, 2001 attacks. The morning vigil service, planned over months by staff at the Washington National Cathedral, integrated chants,…

Young British Muslims contribute more than you might think

Sughra Ahmed, Common Ground News Service, Jul.5, www.commongroundnews.org/article.php?id=30025&lan=en&sp=0 Many young British Muslims – who comprise over 50 per cent of the Muslim population in the UK – feel confronted by a world that objectifies and stereotypes them as anti-social or…

The Power of Unity: Religious Pluralism in the U.K.

Mark Goldsmith, HuffPostUK, Jul.5, www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/rabbi-mark-goldsmith/religious-pluralism-uk_b_890611.html Generally though Britain is a multicultural society. The Government’s National Curriculum requires children to experience religious education throughout their school career. This begins, even in places where there are hardly any Jews, with children in…

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…

CSI

CSI – Central Scotland Interfaith The forum to promote inter faith encounter in Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling. Registered as a Scottish Charity under Scottish Charity No SC041399   Coming Events: The next “Soul Space” will be at Stirling Methodist Church, …