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  1. Nadim al-Sakkaf with his two children before the arrest in August. Photo by Ruhiyeh Thabet al-SakkafRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Religion News Service

    ... collaborating with Israel and trying to make people convert to our faith. That's completely false," Ruhiyeh said. The Bahai' Faith originated in the 19th century in Iran, where an estimated 300,000 Bahai's still live and suffer intense ...

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  2. Loudoun's annual Day of Thanks celebrates the county's diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A musical ensemble from the Raj Khalsa Gurdwara Sikh community performs at the interfaith event in Ashburn. About 250 Loudoun County residents from an array of local religious groups - Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh and Unitarian Universalist - came together Nov. 20 for an evening of food, fellowship, prayer and entertainment.

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  3. Travelling, Trekking and Tasting in ThraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Turkish Daily News

    ... namely, gastronomy, nature, history, and faith. Edirne leads in the latter, with its newly restored synagogue, a Bahai house, mosques and churches. Edirne is usually visited for the magnificent Selimiye mosque and the famed crispy fried liver, but ...

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  4. Interfaith Week celebrates diversity and vibrancy of Sunderland's religious communitiesRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2016 | Sunderland Echo

    The diversity and vibrancy of Sunderland's religious community came into its own as people of all faiths celebrated Interfaith Week 2016. The eighth annual event concluded with an Interfaith Walk, which involved more than 100 people from Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu and Bahai traditions, while earlier in the week saw a community clean up, near the Mosque on St Marks Road.

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  5. Annual interfaith holiday service draws 200Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | The Columbian

    "All of us have rituals and traditions that are dear to us. Interfaith gatherings are not meant to water them down," said Father Gary Lazzeroni, the pastor at St. Joseph Catholic Church in central Vancouver.

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  6. Interfaith award winner offers Gandhian healing mantra to AmericansRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Washington, Nov 24 : Invoking Mahatma Gandhi, Indian American entrepreneur and philanthropist Frank Islam offered Americans of all faiths the mantra of "creeds, seeds and deeds" to heal after one of America's most divisive presidential elections. [NK US] Mahatma Gandhi told us, "You must be the change you wish to see in the world," he recalled receiving the prestigious Interfaith Leadership Award here Sunday from a group bringing together eleven historic faith communities. 4 comments

  7. A Thanksgiving program to grow onRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Rabbi Alan Cook of Sinai Temple, left, the Rev. Leah Robberts-Mosser, Community United Church of Christ, Champaign; the Rev.

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  8. Multi-faith Thanksgiving service set SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Daily Times

    A multi-faith Thanksgiving service, sponsored by the Blount County Ecumenical Action Council, will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20 in the Sharon Lawson Room of the Blount County Public Library. The theme, "Loving All Our Neighbors," will be presented by the Rev.

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  9. Coming togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Victorville Daily Press

    In an effort to promote peace and unity throughout the community, several High Desert-based religious organizations will join together at 7 p.m. Tuesday for a pre-Thanksgiving spiritual celebration. The event, which is in its 19th year, is sponsored by the Interfaith Council of the High Desert.

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  10. Baha'i Businesses Shuttered Across Iran in Ongoing Persecution CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Dozens of businesses in Iran owned by members of the Baha'i faith have been indefinitely shut down by the authorities after some owners closed their establishments to honor the birthdays of two of the faith's holiest figures. "We have done nothing wrong, but we know that the closure of Baha'i businesses on this scale throughout the country isn't a coincidence," a Baha'i business owner from the city of Karaj who asked not to be identified told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

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  11. Facets of Faith: Holiday season is upon usRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    While many people focus on Christmas, interfaith-calendar.org lists more than 20 holidays between Nov. 20 and Dec. 31. This feast day was started by the Roman Catholic Church in 1925 as a way to fight doubt of Christ's authority and existence. It was eventually moved to the last Sunday of the church calendar, which is the Sunday before the start of Advent.

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  12. Lincroft: a Meeting of Voices at UucmcRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Red Bank Green

    A scene from a past edition of "United We Sing," the 16th annual presentation of which returns to Lincroft's Unitarian Meetinghouse this Sunday, November 20. At a time when it seems the various voices of the American choir are in discord, each shouting out a different tune, it seems more than ever that we could use a little bit of "United We Sing." And as if on cue, the event of that same name returns to Lincroft this Sunday for a session that encourages neighbors to "come together from our different cultural and faith traditions, to proclaim and celebrate our rich diversity."

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  13. Warwick Baha'i Book Shop has sold one million publicationsRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2016 | Warwick Courier

    Twenty-seven years after producing their first leaflet on the Baha'i faith, Paddy and Ann Vickers of the Warwick Baha'i Book Shop are celebrating selling their millionth publication. The couple set up the book shop when they lived within Warwick district and kept the name when they moved to Southam.

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  14. Redlands interfaith celebration focuses on gratitude, compassion and communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Redlands Daily Facts

    The Redlands Area Interfaith Council holds a Community Thanksgiving Celebration on Sunday, November 14, 2016 at the Redlands Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Redlands, Ca. Even when the bonds are strong, who hasn't found it challenging to stake out common ground when passions run high? Everyone can relate.

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  15. Thoughts and music for a very special dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | On An Overgrown Path

    Today brings a very special personal celebration. But I have come to the conclusion that social media is no longer an appropriate way to share precious family moments.

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  16. Interfaith service set for Sunday in Jersey CityRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    Local religious leaders from a number of faiths will come together tomorrow in Jersey City for a special interfaith service promoting peace and unity. The Hudson County Brotherhood/Sisterhood Association - an inter faith body that seeks to foster understanding and mutual support across different religions - will host the service at the Islamic Center of Jersey City, 17 Park St., at 5 p.m. A light supper will follow.

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  17. Paul Eppinger, interfaith leader and Arizona Martin Luther King Jr. holiday champion, dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Arizona Republic

    Paul Eppinger, interfaith leader and Arizona Martin Luther King Jr. holiday champion, dies at 83 A longtime Baptist minister, Eppinger was a founder and the executive director of the Arizona Interfaith Movement. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/2fLmd2G Paul Eppinger, who led a campaign for Arizona to recognize a holiday for Martin Luther King Jr. and later was involved in interfaith affairs, has died.

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  18. OneJax Institute Hosts Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Gratitude ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Capital Soup

    The OneJax Institute at the University of North Florida will host the 99th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Gratitude Service, a community tradition since 1918, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church, located 4001 Hendricks Ave. This annual service has taken place in Jacksonville since 1918 and pays homage to the sacred passages, prayers, songs and traditions that exalt the quality of gratitude for the community's blessings. "This event is important to our community as it celebrates the commonality of gratitude across many faith traditions," said Nancy Broner, Executive Director of OneJax.

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  19. Speaking out through art: Waco Baha'i Center hopes mural raises awareness of persecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Tony Bryant works in his Woodway studio on new mural for the Waco Baha'i Center and the Education is Not a Crime movement. The mural will be unveiled at the center, 2500 Bosque Blvd., on Nov. 12. The Iranian government is systematically persecuting a group of 300,000 Baha'is.

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  20. Birthday of twin manifestationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | Daily Monitor

    On November 1 and 2 this year, followers of the Baha'i all over the world, celebrated the birthdays of the Twin Manifestations, The Bab and Baha'u'llah. The Bab was born in 1819 in Shiraz in Iran.

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