The Fountain Essay Contest 2016: I Am an Immigrant

Submissions to be posted September 1 – December 31, 2016 We all move. As Einstein said, “Nothing happens until something moves.” Movement is one of the essentials of the physical world. This...

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San Francisco Interfaith Council Statement of Support for the Pacifica Institute

October 13, 2016 Over the past decade, the Pacifica Institute has been a friend and partner to the San Francisco Interfaith Council (“SFIC”). The words and deeds of Pacifica Institute members...

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Panel On Mercy In The Three Abrahamic Traditions

On Thursday, October 6th, Pacifica institute has hosted a panel on the topic Mercy In The Three Abrahamic Traditions with 3 distinguished  speakers Amir Hussain, who is a professor of Theological...

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Conference titled “Not in God’s Name from Just War to Just Peace” took place in Cathedral Center of St Paul

Conference titled “Not in God’s Name from Just War to Just Peace” took place in Cathedral Center of St Paul September 25th with Pacifica Institute undertaking one of the...

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Remembering the Victims of the 9/11 Tragedy

  On September 11, 2016, Pacifica Institute Orange County branch hosted a 9/11 Interfaith Leadership Luncheon for a day of remembrance and prayer, honoring ALL LIVES, together as one beloved...

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Proclamation for the Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month

By  Dave Cortese Santa Clara County Supervisor As a County, we frequently highlight and commemorate the many contributions made by our diverse residents. Today was no exception as my Board...

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Vienna 2016 – Countering Voilent Extremism

The series of events, with the title, “Countering Violent Extremism: Emerging Perspectives and Initiatives”, is aimed to bring together prominent participants from a variety of disciplines and...

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Orange County Community Standing Against Hate and Extremism

On Sunday, July 10, 2016,  Faith and community leaders, along with local law enforcement officers in Irvine, gathered together on the corner of Alton & Culver in Irvine to denounce hate,...

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Seattle Interfaith Ramadan Dinner Brought Together Representatives of Diverse Faith Communities

Pacifica Institute has organized Seattle Interfaith Ramadan Iftar Dinner at Seattle University on June 29. Seattle University School of Theology, Faith Action Network, and The Church Council of...

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Law Enforcement Iftar Dinner in collaboration with the U.S. Attorney’s Office

On June 23, the Pacifica Institute, in collaboration with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, held its third annual iftar dinner with attendance from the local and federal law enforcement community. Acting...

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