Interfaith Harmony

Interfaith leaders gathered recently at Abu Dhabi to mark one year since Pope Francis’s historic trip to the Arabian Peninsula, a visit that saw leading Muslim clerics gather alongside the Pope of the Catholic Church to promote co-existence. The United Arab Emirates has worked to promote itself over the past year as a beacon of […]

Keep Reading

Pervasive violence. Devastating climate change. Religious and racial intolerance. Deadly epidemics. These themes threatening our world today were taken on by a panel of faith leaders, experts and high-level officials at a commemoration of an event during World Interfaith Harmony Week celebrated annually in early February at the United Nations. Entitled “The State of the […]

Keep Reading

Jaipur: A 16-year-old Muslim teenage boy has won the Bhagwad Gita quiz competition organised here by Hare Krishna Mission in association with AkshayPatra Foundation. The two-round quiz show lasted for over six months, that saw participation by over 5,000 students. Abdul Kagzi, a class 9 student left the judges surprised with his apt knowledge on […]

Keep Reading

An advocacy group for progressive Catholic religious nuns, brothers and priests in India has asked top Church bodies to oppose openly laws that try to divide citizens in the country. “The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR) are divisive, discriminatory and draconian,” the Forum for […]

Keep Reading

Chiang Mai (Thailand): The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) recently organized a regional consultation to intensify interfaith HIV and AIDS advocacy collaborations in Asia. Held at the CCA headquarters from January 27–31, twenty-five participants representing different faith-based organizations and religions from Asia as well as networks of People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLHIV) attended […]

Keep Reading

A mosque in Golders Green, in the London Borough of Barnet, hosted an interfaith blood donation drive recently to save lives and encourage religious communities to work together. ‘Faiths Forum’, who organized the event, said it was pleased to welcome people from the local community to the Golders Green Mosque for an open-door event for […]

Keep Reading

A Muslim teenager from Brooklyn showed amazing bravery after he saw an Orthodox Jewish woman get punched by a man on the subway. He helped police catch the suspect. It wasn’t until 31-year-old Rayvon Jones got off the B68 bus agitated and belligerent, that 17-year-old Ahmed realized that he was standing up to a guy […]

Keep Reading

Young women from the Muslim group Gathering Angels and the Bat Mitzvah group from Temple Beth Ora organized a care package and lunch service for people in Edmonton, Canada, recently “I really want to teach these girls that our job in this world pretty much is to serve others,” said Nesrine Merhi-Tarrabain, the leader of […]

Keep Reading

The line to enter New York City’s B’nai Jeshurun synagogue recently went around the block. But the 700 people who crowded the sidewalk on West 88th street weren’t there for services. They came to celebrate a king a Moroccan king, to be exact. The ceremony, organized by the KIVUNIM: The Institute for World Jewish Studies […]

Keep Reading

Muslim groups helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to help Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue recover after a gunman killed 11 people there, around one year ago. The Jewish congregation mounted its own fundraiser for New Zealand’s Muslims after a white supremacist shooter killed 51 people at two mosques there in March. Such outreach […]

Keep Reading
Go to TOP