Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community


Imam Michael "Mikal" Saahir reflects on a great Christian leader who shaped his faith as a Muslim

Imam Michael “Mikal” Saahir Interview

Part of Rachel Koehler's "The Dynamics of Interfaith" podcast series of interviews with CIC board members

Iman Michael “Mikal” Saahir documentary – CIC 2019 Ambassador of the year

This video premiered at the 5th Annual Interfaith Banquet, a tribute to Carolyn and Imam Saahir

Freddie Kelvin’s and Bill Foley’s Banquet photos

Two of our favorite professional photographers attended the 5th Annual Interfaith Banquet, cameras in hand. See what Bill Foley and @Freddie Kelvin saw

CIC’s board members at CIC’s Banquet

There was a great turn-out of CIC board members at Martin University March 24 for the 5th Annual Interfaith Banquet. See who was there.

“Christians must attempt to leap from fear to faith”

"Part of the reason I like the Banquet so much is that it is a beautiful example of welcoming and dialoguing with people whose religious languages and loyalties are different than mine."

Message to Imam Saahir from Rep. Andre Carson

Rep. Andre Carson sends his congratulations to Imam Saahir and his gratitude to the Center for Interfaith Cooperation.

CIC board members take the lead at “A Moment of Action”

It might not have been one of CIC's quarterly board meetings ... but sometimes it felt that way.

“Catholics, Muslims bond over weekly lunch at Indianapolis delicatessen”

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.

Imam Saahir reflects on his 40 year interfaith journey

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation (CIC) ... has deemed it proper to honor me and my wife Carolyn as the Interfaith Ambassadors of 2019."