Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Imam Alemine was sworn in as IMPD chaplain

History was made June 12 when Imam Ahmad Alemine of Masjid Al-Fajr and CIC board member was sworn in as chaplain for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.


Ala’a Wafa and the Dynamics of Interfaith

CIC board member Ala'a Wafa is interviewed by Rachel Koehler as part of the Dynamics of Interfaith series of podcasts.


Imam Michael “Mikal” Saahir Interview

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


“How Indianapolis Muslims celebrated the end of Ramadan”

On Tuesday morning, thousands of Muslims from around Indianapolis traveled to the Indiana State Fairgrounds to join the millions of Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr around the globe.


Dynamics of Interfaith — Muzaffar Ahmad Interview

Muzafar Ahmad, a member of the Amadiyya Muslim community, interviewed by Rachel Koehler as part of her "The Dynamics of Interfaith" podcast series.


Dynamics of Interfaith — Uzma Kazmi interview

As part of her Dynamics of Interfaith podcast series, Rachel Interviews Uzma Kazmi, CIC board treasurer and Muslim community leader


Annual Ramadan Feed The Hungry 2019

This Wednesday is the final Ramadan Feed the Hungry of 2019. Let's join in this opportunity to serve the community.


Lailat-ul-Qadr — The Night of Power

For Muslims, Lailat-ul-Qadr is the Night of Power, a commemoration of when the Prophet Mohammad received the first verses of the Qu’ran. As on the other days of Ramadan, many Muslims do not eat, drink


An interview with Judge David Shaheed

The third podcast by Rachel Koehler as part of the "Dynamics of Interfaith" series. For decades Judge Shaheed has been an interfaith leader in Central Indiana.


Community iftars in Central Indiana this Ramadan

Here's CIC's roster of iftars that will eagerly welcome everyone — Muslims and non-Muslims— for a meal and conversation


Peace Pole Dedication at Masjid Al-Fajr (the oldest mosque in Indianapolis)

Two years ago the Islamic school associated with Masjid Al Fajr, recieved the now infamous letter addressed "To the Children of Satan". On Friday, we will deliver a very different message. One of love and hope.


Faryal is on her way to Istanbul, and leaves us thoughts about Ramadan

To prepare for my trip and for Ramadan, I want to take a moment to reflect on the importance of this beloved month. Remembering the meaning, significance, and benefits of Ramadan is a great way to prepare.


Reprentance (tawba), a cornerstone of Islamic faith

Roohi Tahir has been important for pushing the issue of repentance in Islam (tawba) to the front if discussions of the meaning of Islam.


Happy International Muslim Women’s Day!

CIC is blessed to have four remarkable and inspiring Muslim women on our board


Rev. Bruce Garrison on the New Zealand shootings

CIC board member Bruce Garrison was asked to contribute a few words to the memorial for the 50 victims of the shootings in Christchurch, NZ


CIC statement on the killing at mosques in Christchurch, NZ

Bring along a friend who would not normally attend multi-faith conversations. We believe that is the best way to pay tribute to our fallen sisters and brothers in New Zealand.