Category Archives: Roman Catholicism

Interfaith Prayer Vigil Responds to Recent Tragedies

It’s been a grim stretch of weeks, filled with reports of terror attacks, police shootings, ambushes, attempted coups and on and on and on. The political cartoon in the San Jose Mercury News showed a woman carrying a newspaper filled … Continue reading

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Eboo Patel speaks on creating pluralism out of diversity

Eboo Patel made some powerful observations about the hard work of learning how to get along with people who are different from you. The founder and director of the Interfaith Youth Core, based in Chicago, was at Santa Clara University … Continue reading

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Learning about other religions

Today’s Valley Catholic Online has a nice story written by one of the young people who has participated in the Teen Interfaith Leadership Council. The Valley Catholic is the official publication of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Jose. Isabella … Continue reading

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Bishop McGrath sets vigil for peace in response to Pope’s call

Bishop Patrick J. McGrath of the Diocese of San Jose has responded to a call by Pope Francis I for a day of prayer and fasting for peace in Syria by planning a vigil at St. Joseph’s Cathedral on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Passing on the faith- more thoughts

In my note yesterday on teaching children faith in this multifaith era, I did not note that the article by Monica Coleman that was my starting point was actually part of a larger collection of articles at Patheos that are … Continue reading

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Criticizing “Evangelism”

Rajan Zed is a prominent Hindu leader based in Nevada. He is president of Universal Society of Hinduism, and in 2007 was the first Hindu invited to open the U.S. Senate with prayers. He is a panelist at On Faith … Continue reading

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“Religion and Advocacy” on CBS

A special half-hour documentary titled “Religion, Politics, and Advocacy” made by CBS in conjunction with the Interfaith Broadcasting System will be aired on Sunday, September 27. Check your local listings for time. “Religion, Politics & Advocacy” looks at the day … Continue reading

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