Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

Tickets are sold out for the Interfaith Banquet honoring KP Singh … but don’t despair!

Tickets to the 2nd Annual Interfaith Banquet are sold out, but you can still pay tribute to KP Singh and his half century of interfaith leadership in Indianapolis.

Uncover the unexpected history of religions with Doug Wissing

February 11th -- Scholar-adventurer Douglas Wissing's latest book, "IN Writing: Uncovering the Unexpected History of the Hoosier State," gives some of the stories about Indiana you never learned in school.

Five reasons you should see our next film

February 18th -- Are you wondering what to do on a Thursday night? We can give you five reasons to see and discuss a good film with a naughty title.

Learn about faith, culture and fashion during World Hijab Day

February 1st -- World Hijab Day is a worldwide event that encourages Muslim and non-Muslim women to wear the hijab, and experience life of a Hijabi woman.

Images from CIC’s visit to the Children’s Museum’s Sacred Journey exhibit

May 10 the Children's Museum offered members of the CIC Board a special tour of the "Sacred Journeys" exhibit. All egreed: everyone needs to see this exhibit!

Home: A Sacred Place — Mormon Living Room Dialogue

February 18th -- Learn about how Mormons establish a house . . . a house of faith, a house of learning, a house of glory, a house of order, a house of God.

From the Interfaith celebration of MLK Day

History was made with the 47th celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at St. John's Missionary Baptist Church with a grand interfaith celebration of Dr. King's legacy.

Religious harmony: Groups work toward interfaith accord in central Indiana

"Overall, Ahmad, Wiles and Mintz said they think central Indiana is doing a good job embracing interfaith inclusion. Ahmad cited the existence of several groups working toward interfaith acceptance and unity, Wiles said the central Indiana community is interested and willing to be engaged on the topic and Mintz said she feels confident the interfaith lines of communication in central Indiana are open."

Arvo Pärt, spirituality … and you!

This could be just the beginning of a longer-term engagement for arts and religious communities in Indianapolis and the work of Arvo Pärt. A lunch discussion at the Indiana Interchurch Center will explore the possibilities of partnering with the Arvo Pärt Project that Peter Bouteneff directs.

New CIC Board member Sister Stella Sabina

Sister Stella Sabina shared some of her background, and what drew her to the Center for Interfaith Cooperation.

Celebrate MLK with an interfaith service, then engage in interfaith service

Stop the killing, rally for real living…L.O.V.E: Let our violence end.” Join our Indianapolis interfaith religious community in celebrating Dr. King’s message of compassion, love and non-violence.

Don Knebel & Hazem Bata on interfaith understanding

CIC founding board chair Don Knebel and Islamic Society of North America Secretary General Hazem Bata appeared on "Full Circle" to discuss relations between religions.

KP Singh and the New Year

CIC's 2016 Interfaith Ambassador of the Year, KP Singh, shares his wishes for the new year.

Sr. Stella: Vision and Education Change Lives

January 27: Two organizations based in Indiana — Shifting Ideas through Education for African Women, Inc. (SITEAW, INC. for short) and A Bridge to Kenya, Inc. — have crossed paths to change deprived girls’ lives and the lives of people whose vision is fading.

A look back at CIC’s 2015

  Syrian Refugee Friendship Feast On a snowy Saturday evening in February, more than 90 people came to welcome three new families of Syrian refugees to Indianapolis. The crowd was remarkably diverse, ranging in ages from

CIC stands against anti-Muslim bigotry

One thing shared by virtually all of our religious traditions is that at different times in our past each group has been mistrusted, marginalized, excluded or persecuted. We know from experience that no one should be made to feel frightened or vulnerable because of how they worship. And we know how important it is for those who feel vulnerable to be reassured that they are not alone.