Category Archive: Interfaith Dialogue

A Ramadan Birthday Dinner

A Ramadan Birthday Dinner

By Fran Moreland Johns Dates, rice and eggplant moussaka for birthday dinner? It works. A recent birthday of mine happened to coincide with a long-planned Ramadan Interfaith Iftar Dinner co-hosted...
Charles County interfaith community combine efforts for Southern Crossing Project

Charles County interfaith community combine efforts for Southern Crossing Project

More than 50 Charles County residents from churches, mosques and other religious organizations, volunteered their time and efforts Saturday to be a part of the Southern Crossing Project at the Shine...
Many local communities recognize National Day of Prayer

Many local communities recognize National Day of Prayer

The first Thursday in May is celebrated as National Day of Prayer, and many people and organizations across the Ohio Valley are taking part. National Day of Prayer, in its 64th year, encourages those...
NY mosque hosts interfaith Passover seder

NY mosque hosts interfaith Passover seder

Manhattan house of worship hosts Jews and Muslims for one-of-a-kind pre-Pesach celebration. Some 100 Jews and Muslims participated in a Passover celebration at a Manhattan mosque. Coordinated by the...
Orange County’s interfaith community prays for Easter bombing victims

Orange County’s interfaith community prays for Easter bombing victims

By JOANNA CLAY / STAFF WRITER IRVINE – Clergy and community members of faiths across the board – from Latter Day Saints to Judaism, to Islam and Zoroastrianism – joined hands in a prayer vigil...
New group tries to foster ethnic, religious tolerance

New group tries to foster ethnic, religious tolerance

By Theresa Walker, Staff Writer for Orange County Register SANTA ANA – Jasdeep Singh Mann’s youngest son felt the sting of misunderstanding and fear in the wake of the San Bernardino terrorist...
Giving Peace a Chance

Giving Peace a Chance

Malibu-based A Peace Project promotes conversation Can bringing children and young adults of different faiths together to learn about their various religions, cultures and beliefs be the path to...
On Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

On Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

 A couple of months ago in the face of statements that had already been made by many in the political arena that sought to stir up and focus hostility toward our Muslim brothers and sisters, the...
Breaking Bread Together and Promoting Dialogue Between the Two Faiths

Breaking Bread Together and Promoting Dialogue Between the Two Faiths

On Thursday July 2nd, Orange County chapter of Pacifica Institute had the pleasure of co-hosting an Iftar dinner with University United Methodist Church in Irvine with the aim of breaking bread...
Athiests and nonbelievers ‘still have a place’ in Utah’s interfaith community

Athiests and nonbelievers ‘still have a place’ in Utah’s interfaith community

By Whitney Evans, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake’s interfaith community makes room for everyone, even those who do not believe in a higher power. Lacee Harris, from the Northern Ute...