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Jan 30 2017

CARAVAN’s latest art exhibit “I AM” celebrates Middle Eastern Women

A strategic visual art exhibition celebrating the rich, diverse and pivotal contribution that Middle Eastern women make to the enduring global quest for harmony and peace For Immediate Release - 26 January 2017 As the world’s attention is focused anew on respecting women’s rights, and while there is an increasing need for developing understanding and encouraging friendship between the peoples of the Middle East and West, I AM is a peacebuilding exhibition organized by CARAVAN... Read more »

Oct 20 2016

The United States at an Interfaith Crossroads

The United States at an Interfaith Crossroads by Paul Chaffee  This month’s TIO is being posted 25 days before one of the most momentous elections in the history of the United States. From an interfaith point of view, the implications are huge. My reflections are not designed to promote any candidate, but simply to notice the choices at hand from an interfaith perspective. The fury inspired by those who’ve been ‘left out’ for long decades have morphed around... Read more »

Oct 15 2016

Interfaith News Roundup

Interfaith News Roundup October 15,2016 September Was a Month of Celebrations and Blessings On September 21 the world celebrated the UN International Day of Peace at hundreds of sites circling the globe. The theme this year was “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace.” On that same day, Pope Francis hosted leaders from the world’s religions to gather in prayer in Assisi on the thirtieth anniversary of the first such interfaith spiritual gathering, in 1986. Reuters reports that on September... Read more »

Sep 20 2008

International Day of Peace

Dear Friends, Greetings of love and peace as we approach the International Day of Peace and observances have begun around the world. In these times of turmoil and promise, I urge all of us to observe a ceasefire in our hearts over these days of great power that include the Muslim world observing Ramadan as the Jewish High Holy Days draw near; and I’m sure there are other observances I am not aware of. Like the IDP... Read more »

Aug 10 2008

The Week of Global Interfaith Dialogue

The sixth annual Week of Global Interfaith Dialogue will take place around the world from September 15-21 to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Peace: “… a day of global ceasefire and non-violence, an invitation to all nations and people to honor a cessation of hostilities.” During this week, individuals and organizations are encouraged to share the values common to all. The dialogues, or community gatherings, build a critical mass of positive energy and... Read more »

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