Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Interfaith perspectives enrich discussion of race & policing

CIC Board chair Lindsey Mintz of the Jewish Community Relations Council and Rima Shahid of the Muslim Alliance of Indiana shared their perspectives about how to reduce religious and other tensions in Central Indiana.


The Way International — Newcomer to the Indy Festival of Faiths

Participants in the 2016 Indy Festival of Faiths are curious about some of the new groups what exhibited. Carl Krockenberger shares this history of The Way International.


CIC hosts congregation emergency preparedness workshops

August 24th: The Center for Interfaith Cooperation hosted the first of a series of workshops on congregation’s emergency preparedness, organized by the Center for Interfaith Cooperation and Congressman Andre Carson’s office.


How to give your Festival of Faiths exhibit the WOW factor!

CIC Board vice-chair Jane Gehlhausen shared what she thinks exhibitors at the Indy Festival of Faiths can do to give their exhibit the "4 E's": educational, energetic, engaging, experiential.


The Dalai Lama on pilgrimage of compassion

CIC Board member KP Singh reflects on the message of his friend His Holiness the Dalai Lama


Tour Central Indiana Buddhist Centers in August

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation invites all to follow up conversations begun during the Dalai Lama's visit with a tour of Central Indiana Buddhist centers in August


MAI’s Rima Khan-Shahid on Orlando Nightclub Mass Shooting

Shortly after the tragic shooting of 49 people in Orlando, Rima Khan-Shahid spoke at a service organized by Indy


Faustin Ntala on Muhammad Ali in Louisville

Faustin has a special connection with Muhammad Ali, so he drove with his children to Louisville so they could pay their respects to The Greatest.


Participate in a survey about religious beliefs and tolerance

Prof. Chad Bauman of Butler University would like all of us to participate in a research project about religious beliefs and inter-religious tolerance


An Orthodox Christian Living Room Dialogue

May 19th the Center for Interfaith Cooperation's very popular Living Room Dialogue program met in the home of Salim and Paula Najjar, members of the St. George Orthodox Church. Leading a discussion of the beliefs and practices of the Orthodox Christian Church was the Very Rev. Nabil Hanna of St. George. Fr. Nabil shared some of his notes


WaterMusic @ DePauw

April 17th -- CIC's Sister Stella Sabina and Charlie Wiles were participants in a remarkable celebration of the beauty and urgency of water.


Tickets to hear the Dalai Lama available April 29

Groups who express His Holiness’ vision of a more compassionate, inclusive world are invited to purchase tickets in a reserved seating area on the floor of the Coliseum in front of the stage. Those tickets are $35 and come in groups of 12.


Collection from Pärt event delivered to Syrian families

Five Syrian refugee families accepted money donated at the "Beauty in Dark Times" event ... a sign that Hoosiers are eager to welcome them to Indiana.


Report on the Mormon Living Room Dialogue

CIC Board member Ruth Ellen Homer reports on the Living Room Dialogue she hosted February 18th


Punjab News Express on the Interfaith Banquet

Indian-born and former student of Arts College in Sector 10, Chandigarh, Indianapolis-based renowned artist Kanwal Prakash Singh was conferred with the prestigious CIC Interfaith Ambassador of the Year 2016 Award ... hometown boy makes good!


A Sikh reflects on the historic significance of KP Singh

Hardarshan Singh Valia, one of the world's most respected coal scientists, attended the Center for Interfaith Cooperation's 2nd Interfaith Banquet. Dr. Valia reflects on the significance of KP Singh being named the Interfaith Ambassador of the Year: