Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Moments of Mindfulness: An Introduction

This invitation comes from CIC board member Bruce Garrison. Bruce is eager to explore the idea of mindfulness in many religious traditions


Learn about celebrating Bodhi Day

Bodhi Day is celebrated by many Buddhists on December 8th. It commemorates the day that Siddhartha Gautama, the historical Buddha, first experienced enlightment while meditating under a bodhi tree. Everyone can celebrate Bodhi Day.


A particularly good time for Charles Strain to address global migration

A talk about a just response to the world's refugee crises is timely. Even more timely is to understand Buddhism and the plight of Rohingya refugees.


Learn what Mormons (and the rest of us) need to know about Islam

October 22nd CIC is partnering with the BYU Alumni Association to present Dr. Daniel Peterson, one of the world's leading Mormon scholars of Islam. Learn about Islam and about Mormonism.


Two chances to learn about Jains in September

Prof. Cort will give two talks about Jainism, on on the 23rd and 24th of September. we all have much to learn from the Jains. Don't miss either!


Sassos: Let’s teach our children not to hate

Rabbi Dennis Sasso and Rabbi Sandy Sasso had an important article that relates to the video about parenting that CIC will premiere on November 11.  Also noteworthy: Sandy and Dennis have just been named CIC's 2018 Interfaith Ambassador of the Year. 


Faryal Khatri explains the Hajj

This article interviewing CIC board member Faryal Khatri is by Sara Coughlin, “Why The Hajj Takes Place Next Week,” Refinery 29. This year, the Hajj — the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, the birthplace of


Five reasons to see the film “Sonita”

September 14th -- A New View Film Series kicks off with "Sonita," a documentary about Sonita Alizadeh, an Afghan rapper and activist who gained international attention in Iran.


Opportunities to learn about refugees this fall

If by the end of the fall you can still say, "I don't know about refugees" ... it won't be because you've lacked opportunities.


A special deal for Cultural Journey — India

One of the city's great cultural events in August will be Cultural Journey — India, four days of Indian film, music, food, and more. Good friend of CIC Gadi Boukai alerts us to a generous offer to the Interfaith Community.


Words of interfaith wisdom from Nathan Day Wilson

Ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the Rev. Nathan Day Wilson is interim director of communications at Christian Theological Seminary and coordinator of IndyStar’s “Faith & Values” page.


OASIS visits An Lac Vietnamese Buddhist Temple

On July 15th some 50 OASIS students were hosted by members of the An Lac Buddhist Temple as part of the Sacred Spaces Tour organized by the Center for Interfaith Cooperation.


Discover the world in the dark

This summer, some of your best opportunities to learn about other cultures and faith traditions will be through movies. And the learning continues in the fall with our New View Film Series.


Music as an opportunity to learn

You can learn a lot about other traditions by listening to their music ... or join in making a joyful noise.


Chautauqua at Greensburg High School

CIC's Speakers Bureau was honored to have seven people participate on a World Religions panel at Greensburg High School in April


Two paths to nirvana in one living room

About 20 people attended the Hindu-Jain Living Room Dialogue on Thursday evening March 9. Arun Jain and Anita Joshi graciously opened up their beautiful home and offered some delicious vegetarian Indian food as refreshments. Anita began the program