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The Californian: Rev. Dr. Lillian Capehart: Support World Interfaith Harmony week 31 January , 2011

Filed under: Interfaith Issues — Administrator @ 8:43 am
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Can we be more open-minded to those proclaiming a different faith or no faith at all?

Have we ever treated others who have different beliefs as adversaries undeserving of respect and dignity? Can you imagine knowing and living in a community or a world where love dominates and is manifested as interfaith harmony?

In 2010, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously passed a resolution declaring the first week of February as World Interfaith Harmony Week.

The idea was initially proposed by King Abdullah II of Jordan to further broaden his goals of world harmony beyond the Muslim and Christian communities to include not only people of all beliefs, but those without religious beliefs as well. READ MORE

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