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Witnessing Against Torture

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 …


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Interfaith Dinner at ICNA – MAS Convention

What a gathering it was. About 150 faith leaders came together at the Interfaith Dinner on May 29, 2011 which took place at the ICNA – MAS Convention in Hartford, CT. A tradition which started in 2005 and since then every year at the Convention faith leaders from Hartford area are invited to this dinner. The Dinner program was opened …


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

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 …