Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Values that drive policy debates in Indiana

June 8th a group of graduate students from Indiana University's School for Public and Environmental Affairs organized a community conversation about values and public policy.


Bangladeshi American Alliance health and resource fair

May 2nd nearly a hundred Bangladeshis came to the Interchurch Center to learn about healthcare options, consult privately with Bangla-speaking physicians, and enjoy a spring day with families and friends.


Shari Rudavsky: “A Jew, Christian and Muslim walk into an art studio…”

April 29th the Center for Interfaith Cooperation joined the Jewish Community Relations Council to host a showcase of a remarkable project for healing. Shari Rudavsky of the Indianapolis Star reports.


Performing Zabur — An insider’s report

Rev. Lisa Marchal was part of "Zabur," from commissioning to performing at the premiere. She files this report..


CIC’s community celebration of the Psalms

On April 24 Indianapolis witnessed the world premiere of the oratorio “Zabur,” a work by Mohammed Fairouz, widely considered the top composer under the age of 30 on the planet. “Zabur” was a gift


An Exploration of Psalms

"The Psalms are hymns of praise to God for his power and beneficence, for his creation of the world, and for his past acts of deliverance for Israel."


Discussing art, culture, faith and policy with Mohammed Fairouz & friends

In a public dialogue before the world premiere of "Zabur," diplomats and artists explored how an artist’s cultural and religious background can help bridge understanding to shape public policy.


Sacred Space tour of Al Huda Foundation

April 26th — saw the latest in the CIC's Sacred Space tour, to al Huda Foundation in Fishers.


Reports from CIC’s Interfaith Lecture Series

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation co-sponsored several events with Indianapolis universities as part of its Interfaith Lecture Series. Global Indy's SPEA Scholars filed these reports.


Tales from the Syrian refugee friendship feast

February 28th — The crowd was remarkably diverse, ranging in ages from kids to seniors. Many Syrian-Hoosiers who worship at Al Huda Foundation joined the feast, as did students from SPEA at IUPUI and Butler. SPEA students share the experience.


Screening of “Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness”

Global Indy SPEA Scholars Alena Jones and Jonathan Lounds attended the Center for Interfaith Cooperation's screening of "Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness" at the Indiana War Memorial.