Tag Archives: Roman Catholic Church

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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New Hope for Catholics and Muslims

As an American Muslim activist, it may shock you to find out that I’m absolutely enthralled with the appointment of the new pope. That’s Maha ElGenaidi, founder of ING, the Islamic Networks Group, writing at the Huffington Post. Commenting on … Continue reading

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GilroyDispatch writer decries opposition to Muslim Community

The GilroyDispatch published an excellent article yesterday by Lisa Pampuch addressing some recent opposition to plans for a mosque proposed by the South Valley Islamic Center. After pointing out that similar blind opposition was once raised against Japanese Americans, African … 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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New/Old Tensions betweenCatholics and Jews

A statement from the US Council of Bishops last week has stirred up some long-standing tensions between the Roman Catholic Church and the Jewish community. On June 18, 2009, the  Committee on Doctrine and Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs … Continue reading

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