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Walking for common decency and love on the Spiritual Trail

Saturday September 16th saw the latest hike along the Indy Spiritual Trail. See what you may have missed.

CIC statement about anti-Hindu hate crime

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation strongly condemns the recent hate crime against Hindu business-owners, Rajesh and Vidhya Patnaik.  

Seminar Series Brings Noted Middle East Expert to Indy

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation is excited to be a community partner for a seminar series on religion, refugees, and migration, presented by the Butler University Center for Faith and Vocation. The first seminar,

Khizr Khan speaks on civility and patriotism (video)

September 9th, 2017. A dialogue with Khizr Khan, Gold-Star father. Led by John Krull, host of WFYI’s No Limits. Addresses our age-old American tradition of being civil even when we disagree, to keep our nation united and strong.

“Sonita” was a hit

September 14th the New View Film Series, a collaboration between the Center for Interfaith Cooperation and Butler University’s Center for Faith and Vocation and Desmond Tutu Center, screened the film “Sonita.” This documentary tells

Forum of Neighbors – Faith Communities & Hate Crime Protection

September 18th -- An event promoting dialogue among religious communities through the lens of common decency, compassion, and solidarity, outside of the legislative sphere.

Why does the most important public theologian of the 20th century matter even more in the 21st?

What can theologian Reinhold Niebuhr say to us today? Find out with this screening of the award-winning film An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story.

Congratulations to Sandy and Dennis Sasso, 2018 Interfaith Ambassador of the Year

Please join the Center for Interfaith Cooperation in congratulating Rabbi Dennis and Rabbi Sandy Sasso for being named 2018 Interfaith Ambassadors of the Year. The award will be given at the Annual Interfaith Banquet in the spring.

Volunteer at the Indy Festival of Faiths

What's better than attending the 2017 Indy Festival of Faiths on October 15th? Volunteering for the 2017 Indy Festival of Faiths!

Mary-Margaret Sweeney on domestic violence

September 20th Mary Margaret Sweeney of the Domestic Violence Network will present on the dynamics of abusive relationships, how to help victims, and how to identify the warning signs of abuse.

Sassos: Let’s teach our children not to hate

Rabbi Dennis Sasso and Rabbi Sandy Sasso had an important article that relates to the video about parenting that CIC will premiere on November 11.  Also noteworthy: Sandy and Dennis have just been named CIC's 2018 Interfaith Ambassador of the Year. 

See CIC’s 2016 Annual Report

What did CIC do in 2016? A lot! You can find by downloading our 2016 Annual Report. Thanks to CIC Board member Bruce Garrison for his hard work bringing this into the world.

Why it’s important for congregations to address domestic violence

On September 20th the Domestic Violence Network will lead a discussion of the dynamics of abusive relationships, how to help victims, and how to identify the warning signs of abuse.

Why should you walk for love and common decency?

On September 16th Ian and CIC board member Khadija Khaja are setting off along the Indy Spiritual Trail. Why should you join them?

Faryal Khatri explains the Hajj

This article interviewing CIC board member Faryal Khatri is by Sara Coughlin, “Why The Hajj Takes Place Next Week,” Refinery 29. This year, the Hajj — the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, the birthplace of

The Early Bird discount for the Indy Festival of Faiths is coming to an end

What a difference a day makes. If you register your group to exhibit at the Indy Festival of Faiths on August 31, it will cost $75. Register on September 1, it will cost $100.