The United Nations' World Humanitarian Day on August 19 honors all humanitarians who have worked in the promotion of the humanitarian cause and those who have lost their lives in the cause of duty. We'd like to honor a few Hoosier humanitarian heroes.
The Assumption of Mary into Heaven (often shortened to the Assumption) celebrates the bodily taking up of the Virgin Mary into Heaven at the end of her earthly life. Orthodox Christians use a way cooler name, and invite us to celebrate with them.
Bon is one of the sweetest festivals you may never have heard of. It's going on now, but the biggest local celebration has already happened. No matter, get together with your family!
Our good friend Saima Hassan of OBAT Helpers tells us about Eid ul-Adha, one of the important Muslim holidays that’s coming up. You don’t have to be Muslim to participate in the spirit of Eid.
CIC board member Imam Ahmed Alamine explains the significance of Eid Al-Adha.
Prof. Ian McIntosh is one of the world's experts on pilgrimages and the creator of the Indy Spiritual Trail. That means he knows a lot about St. James.
We asked our good friend and founding board of CIC Ruth Ellen Homer to explain the meaning of Pioneer Day. As a native of Utah and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ
Nelson Mandela International Day each year. The day remembers Mandela’s achievements in working towards conflict resolution, democracy, human rights, peace, and reconciliation.
Wish Theravada Buddhists a Happy Dhamma Day. This holy day celebrates Siddhartha Gautama's first sermon, which laid out all the answers.
July 9 — Bahá'ís celebrate the execution of one of the founders of their faith. The Báb's message of the essential unity of all religions and the equality of all humans was too much for the Persian Empire to stomach. Bahá'ís remain persecuted today in Iran and other countries.
Four years ago, an Indy Festival of Faiths planning committee met July 6 ... the birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Our greetings echo today. Happy Birthday!
One of CIC's best friends and one of the all-time great Hoosiers, Eva Kor, has left us. Thank you so much for the insights you provided us all about forgiveness and healing!
Jonathan Woodward, Religion News Service, June 23 2019 Independence Day gives us an opportunity to reflect on the ideological tug-of-war about religious freedom in America. The Declaration of Independence is the topic of this episode. What can we
The Frederick Douglass Papers at IUPUI invites everyone to the Central Library July 2nd to participate in a community reading of American civil religion's great prophetic voice against slavery.
A group discussion around queer identity and different religious practices is looking for **all different faith backgrounds** to participate as leaders
We asked CIC board member Ashley Wagner how Pagans greet each on the Holy Day Litha.