Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

What Americans Should Know About ISIS/ISIL

How have events in the Middle East since 1978, including American involvement in Iraq and the Syrian War, helped create an environment allowing ISIS to grow and flourish?

Center for Interfaith Cooperation’s Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Paris and Worldwide

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation (CIC), and the 40 religiously diverse members of its Board of Directors,* condemn unequivocally the recent and relentless terrorist attacks in Paris and around the world.

Interfaith film “Beyond Right and Wrong”

March 18th — Can victims and perpetrators work together to rebuild their lives? This life-changing documentary explores the intersections of justice and forgiveness as survivors heal from these tragedies.

Kyle Long interviews Yuval Ron

There aren't many musicians who can list a command performance for the Dalai Lama in their bio, but Israeli musician Yuval Ron can and does. It's a strong testament to Ron's claim that his interfaith music ensemble is building bridges of peace between followers of Islam, Judaism and Christianity.

New Dalai Lama Film: “Compassion in Action”

February 9th — Illuminating insights about the essential problems of our world today and how we might solve them, shared by the Dalai Lama and revolutionary thinkers.

Beyond Tolerance: Combating Religious (and Other) Stereotyping in a Dangerous Time

February 10th — Gustav Niebuhr is founding director of the Carnegie Religion and Media Program; author of Beyond Tolerance: How People Across America Are Building Bridges Between Faiths

Justice, Justice … How Shall Ye Pursue?

January 21th — What do our sacred texts teach us about social justice? Are we getting it right as a society? Are there ideas we’re ignoring or misinterpreting?

New Perspectives on Genesis: Exhibition & Performance

January 28th — "The Binding of Isaac", Genesis 22, raises many theological and human questions, and has been the inspiration for musical compositions, paintings and poetry.

Indiana Sikhs donate 20 tons of food in 2014

The Sikh Satsang of Indianapolis has a long history of stepping in a variety of community and global humanitarian relief efforts ... 2014 was no exception.

The Most Pressing Humanitarian Emergencies Today

February 11th — Caroline Brennan serves in some of the most devastated parts of our world, from the civil war in the Central African Republic to catastrophic typhoons in the Philippines.

David Craig — “Obamacare and American Values”

February 4th — Prof. Craig's new book, Health Care as a Social Good: Religious Values and American Democracy, reports the lessons he learned during a three-year interview study at Catholic and Jewish hospitals.

Check out CIC’s speaker bureau

CIC's Speakers Bureau connects communities in Central Indiana with notable and knowledgeable religious, civic, and academic leaders. We think it's a pretty good line-up.

CIC joins in presenting the Saint John’s Bible

It's one of the great creations of art, literature and religion in recent memory ... and it's coming to the Indiana Interchurch Center in January. Don't miss experiencing the Saint John's Bible, or these interfaith events

Art: The Essential Fuel

Klara Zierk reports on an event that spoke to her as a religious studies major and as a human being