Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Pagans host a Death Cafe — A reflection on life

Josh Hornberger gains a new perspective on life, death and pagans when he attends a Death Cafe.

“Indianapolis transforms into ‘Mini World’ of all religions”

Balbir Singh published this review of the 2016 Indy Festival of Faiths in the Punjab News Express.

Indy Star on 2016 Indy Festival of Faiths

"As Tonya Reid walked around the Indy Festival of Faiths, she noticed religions she had never heard of before."

History of Baha’is in Indiana

The theme of this year's Indy Festival of Faiths is "the history of religions in Indiana." Thanks to Loree Gross for this history of the Baha'i faith in Indiana.

“Coffee, Cake & Islam”

If you are in Fishers on a Wednesday evening, you should stop by Panera Breads (8510 E 96th St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46037) for Coffee, Cake & Islam. It's a frank and open conversation about Islam organized by CIC Board member Musaffar Ahmad. Muzaffar generously shared where the idea came from, and how you can replicate it for your neighborhood.

Images of Buddhist tours

On August 6th, over 20 people attended CIC's Sacred Space Tour of the An Lac Temple and Soka Gakkai Buddhist Centre. Visitors learned about the different varieties of Buddhism that have taken root in Indy and marveled at the beautiful art and environment of the temples.

Indy Star on the Dalai Lama’s talk

“Tibetan leader: We can turn tragedy into opportunity,” Indianapolis Star June 26 2016, Sara Salinas

Faryal Khatri in the news

Maureen Hayden visited an interfaith iftar to write in the Hendricks County Flyer about CIC Board member Faryal Khatri.

Archdiocese of Indianapolis 2016 Intercultural Awards Banquet

CIC Board member Sr. Norma Rocklage was honored with a 2016 Intercultural Award. Hannah Martin and Tendayi Bwititi report.

Walking the Indianapolis Spiritual Trail

The Spiritual Trail in Indianapolis is open throughout the year for self-guided walks, or guided walk-and-talks. These journeys of meditation, awareness, and personal growth in the great outdoors are open to people of all faiths and backgrounds.

Conversing with our Muslim neighbors @ Fairview Presbyterian Church

eagerly anticipated event On March 9th, around 80 people gathered at the Fairview Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis. The draw: Conversing with our Muslim neighbors.

Interfaith Lunch & Learn: Micha Feldmann on the Ethiopian Exodus

On March 3th, the Indiana Interchurch Center, the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis and the Center for Interfaith Cooperation hosted a talk by Micha Feldmann, one of the chief architects of the massive migration of Ethiopian Jews to Israel in the 1980s and early 1990s.

Rob Saler on Beauty in Dark Times

Those who stepped into the basement of St. George’s Orthodox Christian Church in Fishers on a Thursday two weeks ago could be forgiven for experiencing a kind of visual shock at the assembly.

An evening of beauty in dark times

More than 165 people had their lives transformed by an evening of Arvo Pärt.

Indy stood shoulder to shoulder

In response to a growing climate of Islamophobia, on November 20 CIC board members David Carlson and Imam Mikal Saahir organized a rally for unity called “Shoulder to Shoulder.” More than 200 people came

East African Women’s Exercise & Nutrition Program

Megan Nibert explains the wellness program she has helped set up for East African women, and how it continues to expand.