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Witnessing Against Torture

Date: June 2, 2011 | Categories: News, Past Events All,

People standing in the hallways and lobby were taken by surprise. Who would have expected to see a demonstration (though small) at a peaceful convention. And, yes that was exactly what happened at the ICNA – MAS Convention in Hartford, CT on May 29, 2011. At the convention, ICNA Council for Social Justice organized a few workshops and one of …


Catholic-Muslim Dialogue Discusses Principles of Religious Education – May 2011

Date: May 17, 2011 | Categories: Past Events All,

DATE: May 2, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MID-ATLANTIC CATHOLIC-MUSLIM DIALOGUE DISCUSSES PRINCIPLES OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, EXAMINES INTERRELIGIOUS PROGRAMS WASHINGTON—The Mid-Atlantic Catholic-Muslim Dialogue continued developing a strategic plan for inter-religious education at its meeting in the Headquarters of Why Islam Project of ICNA, Somerset, New Jersey, April 13-14. Co-sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and the Islamic …


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United Against Hunger – Standing Up For Justice

Date: December 30, 2010 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality, Past Events, Past Events All, Take Action,

ICNA CSJ led the nationwide campaign of ICNA ‘United Against Hunger – Standing Up for Justice’ in the month of October 2010. The following were the main features of the campaign: – A webpage was created on the hunger campaign – 100,000 postcards were distributed – 100,000 4-page brochure on the issue of ‘hunger in America’ were distributed – 6000 …