Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Kokomo’s Christians and Jews show support for local mosque

CIC Board member Imam Mikhal Saahir of Nur-Allah Islamic Center shares this report from Kokomo.


Images from Amama House

Apostle David A. Scott, Sr. sent the Center for Interfaith Cooperation this note and pictures from his residence, Amama House.


From the Star: “Interfaith engagement helps us to understand others”

CIC Executive Director Charlie Wiles share his thoughts about the significance of interfaith interaction, and why you should attend the Festival of Faiths August 30.


CIC board members welcome Mormon Temple

Several board members of the Center for Interfaith Cooperation wrote this letter to the Carmel Current welcoming the new Mormon Temple.


Congratulations to CIC board member Jane Gehlhausen!

Center for Interfaith Cooperation board member Jane Gehlhausen was awarded for her service to refugees resettling in Indianapolis. Way to go Jane!


Shahid Athar: “Taking care of less fortunate is a core value of all faiths”

"Spirituality is the awareness of the presence of God within our spirit. When we recognize this and then express it in our positive actions through our prayer or social work, we become instruments of God."


Don Knebel: “First Amendment, hate speech clashing more”

The Indy Star writes about a talk by CIC board member Don Knebel, as recent tensions in Indiana lead to a series of discussions


From David Carlson: A Christian’s Prayer for American Muslims

CIC Board member David Carlson is founder of Shoulder to Shoulder in Interfaith Witness, a movement begun in 2012 committed to grieving and witnessing publicly whenever religion is abused for violent purposes.


Congratulations to interfaith pioneer Dr. Shahid Athar

Monday May 18th, Dr. Shahid Athar received the Gold Hoosier Award from Lt. Governor Becky Skillman at the Indiana Statehouse.


Hoosiers of many faiths in community

The word about Center for Interfaith Cooperation (CIC) , its 2015 Festival of Faiths, and about many communities if faiths that make up the cultural and spiritual fabric of Indiana has been spreading


Welcoming new head of the Center for Faith & Vocation

April 15 members of the Center for Interfaith Cooperation's board and staff attended a dinner for Butler University's Center for Faith and Vocation to welcome new CFV director Daniel Meyers.


Edward Curtis awarded “World Religions in Greater Indianapolis” grant

CIC board member Prof. Edward Curtis is part of a team that won a $119,009 grant from the National Endowment for the humanities to study contemporary religious traditions in greater Indianapolis and prepare course modules for Ivy Tech Community College.


CIC board members quoted in Indy Star story about RFRA

CIC board members Edgar Hopida (of the Islamic Society of North America) and KP Singh lend their brains to the controversy of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act


The CIC board meets @ the Sikh Gurdwara

March 26th the board of the Center for Interfaith Cooperation held their quarterly meeting at the Sikh Gurdwara.


New CIC Board member Maninder Walia

Maninder Walia is a dedicated ethnic and community leader who is committed to civic engagement, interfaith dialogue, and humanitarian causes and initiatives.


New CIC board member Louise Henderson

Louise Henderson  is a Film Producer with Free Dog Productions. She is an Indianapolis native who chose to return to the city to raise her family. Louis boasts B.A.s in English and History from St. Catherine University;