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Episcopalians under fire for hosting Muslim convention

PASADENA, Calif. — Leaders of a flagship progressive Episcopal church are defending themselves against charges of sympathy for terrorists in … Continued

Faith leaders urge Americans to combat attacks on religious minorities

A group of interfaith leaders Thursday (Aug. 9) exhorted Americans to do more than pray for better times. Representing seven … Continued

NATO’s peace?

Spencer Platt GETTY IMAGES Hundreds of protesters, many affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement, demonstrate on the second day … Continued

Anti-Shariah movement loses steam in state legislatures

At this point in 2011, 22 state legislatures had either passed or were considering bills to prohibit judges from considering … Continued

From Egypt to America: a new age of idealism

Princeton, NJ There’s an electric energy amongst the hundred or so student interfaith leaders gathered at the Coming Together conference … Continued

In America, better together

By Eboo Patel & Samantha Kirby Last month, Zach Jordan, a senior at Elon University, found himself aghast at what … Continued

Tipping the scale in DC

Today’s guest blogger is Jennifer Bailey, a Campus Engagement Associate at the Interfaith Youth Core where she works to transform … Continued

LGBTQ find unexpected hope

Today’s guest blogger is Robert Chlala, a Campus Engagement Associate at Interfaith Youth Core. He has worked with youth community … Continued

Intolerance and Islam since 9/11

Martin Luther King Jr. once said that time is neutral – it can be used either destructively or constructively. The … Continued

Mormon voices in the public square and what to make of them

In all of the media analysis and dissection of the Glenn Beck rally in Washington last weekend, and in particular … Continued

Wife of imam from Ground Zero center resists a new location

By Michelle Boorstein The wife of the imam connected with the controversial downtown Manhattan Muslim center made what I believe … Continued

Hinduism and pluralism

By Padma KuppaInterfaith activist and contributor to ( has just launched a new eleven-week series on the Future of … Continued

A blessing from the Dalai Lama

Twelve years ago, I went to see the Dalai Lama with the small seeds of a big dream: a movement … Continued

A glimpse of our interfaith future

Today’s guest blogger is Dan Pawlus, Vice President of Communications for Interfaith Youth Core and co-host of “30 Good Minutes” … Continued

Beyond aggressive atheism

By Eboo Patel and Samantha Kirby Five years ago, atheism was all aggression. From Christopher Hitchens to Richard Dawkins, the … Continued

Stanford standing united

Today’s guest bloggers are Ansaf Kareem and Anand Venkatkrishnan. Ansaf Kareem is a senior at Stanford University, majoring in Political … Continued

Giant ark on National Mall to protest climate talks

By William Wan If you pass the National Mall this week and see a gigantic boat-looking monstrosity being erected on … Continued

The new interfaith leaders

Last week, Interfaith Youth Core held our sixth conference on interfaith work, Leadership for a Religiously Diverse World. At the … Continued

Interfaith Service, More than a Week

As you read in my last post, Tuesday night I attended President Obama’s Iftar. But that wasn’t the only noteworthy … Continued

Obama Administration To Highlight Interfaith Volunteerism

By William Wan The White House will announce an effort Tuesday to highlight interfaith volunteerism. President Obama’s United We Serve … Continued