Tag: World Religion

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 […]

Age of confusion for Catholics under Pope Francis

If you think politics today in this country are a mess – it’s the same and probably worse for the Catholic Church. What started as a time of hope with the election of Pope Francis has turned into the greatest period of confusion and likely heresy since the Reformation.   Confusion is the name of […]

Surrey’s Interfaith Pilgrimage Brings Different Believers Together

A small congregation of pilgrims walked 16 kilometres through Surrey on Feb. 4, visiting Buddhist, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh places of worship as part of the KPU Multi-Faith Centre’s celebration of 2018 UN World Interfaith and Harmony Week.   The Surrey Interfaith Pilgrimage, made up of about 20 people of various ages, stopped at […]

A Global ‘Code of Ethics for a Better World’

Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh launched a global initiative aiming to bring forth joint values between Islam and Christianity, to be drafted within a ‘Code of Ethics’’ directed at social, religious and legislative entities and organizations.   The Code of Ethics, which aims at solving major conflict in today’s world caused by the misunderstanding and misinterpretation of […]

‘Atheist to Zoroastrian’: New living learning community connects students of different religious traditions

Many students know that Duke’s motto is “Eruditio et Religio,” but what do the words meaning erudition and religion truly look like in practice? A new living learning community is bringing the phrase to life. Eruditio et Religio, also called E&R, aims to help students build relationships with people of varying religious traditions and work together […]