Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

Watch “The Sultan and the Saint”

"The Sultan and the Saint" tells an 800 year-old story that is even more relevant to us today. After the film join a discussion.

IMHC Celebration & Recognition Luncheon

A time to recognize our partners, get to know each other, and announce what is ahead for the Mental Health Coalition.

Five reasons you should attend “Culturing for Nonviolence”

The increased diversity in our neighborhoods is a gift, not a threat. Learn why on November 11th, at a workshop and celebration focusing on how parents from different religions teach their children values of nonviolence and respect for others.

Soka Gakkai International statement on Sutherland Springs shootings

CIC echoes this statement about the mass murder is Sutherland Springs. Thanks to CIC board member Betty Klein for providing it. 

Check out the cool activities CIC will offer at the International Fest

For the first time we will participate in the Indy International Festival. Meet CIC members, learn about the world's religions, play games that could earn you tasty treats.

Please share your thoughts about the 2017 Indy Festival of Faiths

October 15th saw an Indy Festival of Faiths unlike any other. If you attended the Festival, please tell us about your experience.

Culturing for Nonviolence: Religious Families, Community and the Power of Diversity

Through video and interactive simulations, families will learn how various religious traditions instill the values of nonviolence and respecting difference.

Muzaffar Ahmad’s selfie-eyed view of the Festival of Faiths

Indy Festival of Faiths chair Muzzafar Ahmad was not too busy managing the Festival to take pictures with many of the Festival's participants. See Muzaffar with his friends.

A report from a Death Café: No need to be afriad

"People don’t need to fear death or dying. Death is inevitable. Everyone is going to die. If or when people start accepting this fact, everyone can start living a much happier, more fulfilling life."

Who were some of the groups at the Indy Festival of Faiths?

More Indy Festival of Faiths exhibitors than ever were packed into the Indiana War Memorial. See just a few of them.

Learn what Mormons (and the rest of us) need to know about Islam

October 22nd CIC is partnering with the BYU Alumni Association to present Dr. Daniel Peterson, one of the world's leading Mormon scholars of Islam. Learn about Islam and about Mormonism.

A very special Indy Festival of Faiths

October 25th -- The good-spirits of participants ensured that everyone helped out their interfaith neighbors. The Memorial buzzed with the energy of hundreds of participants. Almost everyone walked away with a turban.

What’s coming up on the Sacred Arts Stage?

One of the highlights of of past Festivals has been the Sacred Arts Stage. It's a great way to sample sacred music and dance from around the world. 

Some of the activities at the Festival of Faith

Like any great festival, the Indy Festival of Faiths appears to have more activities than any one person can consume in one afternoon. Our advice: participate in as many activities as you can. 

Make new friends at the Indy Festival of Faiths

If you have attended previous Indy Festival of Faiths, you'll want to go on October 15th to reacquaint yourself with old friends. You should plan to meet new friends, too.

KP Singh: “Build bridges among cultures at the Festival of Faiths”

"The Indy Festival of Faiths is a spiritually inspired gathering with an overarching educational, cultural and humanitarian focus and intent. With faiths as traditional anchors, it is another layer among myriad human efforts at making life better."