Tag: World Religion

Nevada spiritual leader to give first Hindu prayer in Oklahoma Senate

A spiritual leader from Nevada will deliver the Oklahoma Senate’s first Hindu prayer, part of an interfaith movement in a Legislature in the Bible Belt that has faced criticism its lack of religious diversity.Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, will visit Oklahoma on Monday as part of his effort to pray before […]

MWL, Vatican Bolster Interfaith Dialogue

Muslim World League Chief Mohammed Al-Issa and President of the Pontifical Council for Interfaith Dialogue Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran on Saturday signed a cooperation agreement on achieving common objectives.Under the terms of this, the two parties agreed to establish a standing work committee to be headed by the cardinal and Issa. A coordinating committee composed of […]

Sikhs lead interfaith march for peace, tolerance in Newark

People of all faiths joined local Sikhs for a peace march down Main Street on Saturday morning.Now in its second year, the march coincided with the holiday of Vaisakhi, which is the day in 1699 when Sikhism was officially proclaimed as an independent religion.As part of the event, Sikh leaders showed followers of other religions […]

White House Bible study leader ripped for opposing LGBT, Catholicism

Capitol Ministries President Ralph Drollinger, who leads a weekly Bible study at the White House, is being slammed by the leftist media and pro-LGBT groups for his views on homosexuality, gender roles and the Catholic Church.   Drollinger – who played basketball for UCLA on a scholarship and later in the NBA for the Dallas […]

Nikki Haley’s U.N. Disdain Similar to John Bolton’s

U.S. ambassador Nikki Haley said Thursday that she shares new White House national security advisor John Bolton’s disdain for the United Nations.“I know John Bolton well. I have gotten advice from him, I have talked to him. I know his disdain for the U.N. I share it,” Haley said at an event at Duke University in […]

ACT to End Racism Interfaith Service

WASHINGTON — Eighteen representatives from seven world religions gathered at a rally to end racism and offer prayers and exhortations, asserting a universality to their beliefs, intoning that they all worship the same God but call Him by different names.Assembled on the National Mall Wednesday on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther […]

Pope Francis’s economic agenda does millennials no favors

On Palm Sunday and World Youth Day, Pope Francis told youth “not to keep quiet even if others keep quiet.” Young people should take his advice and speak out against Pope Francis’s economic agenda.In his apostolic exhortation Evangelii gaudium (“The Joy of the Gospel”), Pope Francis said, “Young people call us to renewed and expansive hope, for they represent new directions […]

Interfaith celebration delivers message of love and unity for all

Several religious communities from throughout Tucson’s northwest side recently congregated to spread and strengthen a message of love and unity during the Interfaith Celebration of Unity and Prayer. In its second year running, the event was hosted by Tucson North Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Joining the LDS community during the […]

Center for Interfaith Engagement to host roundtable on Mennonite work in interfaith collaboration

As part of its year-long Centennial celebration, Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Interfaith Engagement will host a roundtable on interfaith collaboration. One focus of the discussion will be on how building bridges of practical interfaith collaboration in relief, development and peacebuilding can embody a vital form of Christian witness.The event will be from 7-9 p.m. […]

Saudi Crown Prince commits to interfaith tolerance

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met the head of the Anglican church in London on Thursday and promised to promote interfaith dialogue as part of his domestic reforms, the British faith leader’s office said.   Prince Mohammed is making an official visit to London to promote Saudi Arabia as a tolerant, modernising economy and […]