The openness to people of other faiths that Pope Francis modeled during his Feb. 3-5 visit to the United Arab Emirates has been embraced for more than 20 years at a weekly lunch shared by Muslims, Catholics and other Christians at Shapiro’s Delicatessen in Indianapolis.
Natalie Hoefer discusses what Catholics seek to achieve with interfaith and ecumenical engagement.
On the tragedies of 14th of 9/11, Imam Michael Saahir reflects on the even greater tragedy of racial division and violence that wracks communities in America every day.
One of the most memorable aspects of the Indy Festival of Faiths will be the first-rate global and local music and dance performances on the Sacred Arts Stage. What is in store? Take a look ...
September 17th — Catholic Relief Services’ Caroline Brennan serves as a foreign correspondent from the frontlines of crises in some of the most devastated parts of our world. She'll discuss the crises in Nepal and Ukraine.
This beautiful day of celebration will showcase the diversity of our city in one of the best and most holy ways. It is a day that epitomizes what we want Indy to be and what today Indy is.
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.
Center for Interfaith Cooperation board member Jane Gehlhausen was awarded for her service to refugees resettling in Indianapolis. Way to go Jane!
Joining AmeriCorps is simple! Send us your resume. We'll meet with you in July and direct you toward a host-site agency that fits.
We ask that you please join us in remembering the victims of the tragedy in Charleston by reaching out across faith and ethnic lines to help fight hatred and violence in our own community.
This is from Catholic Charities Indianapolis — Refugee and Immigrant Services. Mussie Zena is a member of the Immigrant & Refugee Service Corps serving at Catholic
June 20th — Learn to grow food and community! Volunteer on the urban farm from 1-3pm and celebrate from 3-4. Event Is free and open to the public. All ages welcome. Music and light refreshments provided.
Immigrant Refugee & Service Corps member Mussie Zena serves at Catholic Charities, where he helps immigrants and refugees with employment appointments and interviews
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
"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."
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.