Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

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.


CIC board members help us make sense of Christchurch

It’s not surprising that CIC’s board is actively leading efforts to make sense of a senseless tragedy. Imam Ahmed Alamine and Rev. Pat Holman are featured in this Indy Star article. Faryal Khatri is interviewed


Interfaith Vigil for victims of Christchurch Mosque Shootings

Butler University’s Muslim Student Association and the Muslim Alliance of Indiana honors the victims of the tragic event. The goal is to raise awareness that bigotry and hatred are forces that threaten the well-being of our communities today.


Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Mustafa Ayoubi

The Greater Indianapolis Muslim community is saddened and disheartened by the recent murder of Mustafa Ayoubi, a 32-year old IU Kelley School of Business graduate, devoted son and brother, and loyal friend.


Sacred Spaces tour of Masjid Al-Fajr

The Masjid Al-Fajr Islamic Center of Greater Indianapolis was founded in 1971. Masjid Al-Fajr aims to develop Islamic character within Indianapolis both individually and throughout the Muslim community.


Masjid Al Mumineen fundraiser

One of the least prepossessing places of worship in Central Indiana also happens to be one of the most important. Masjid Al Mumineenon the northeastside of Indianapolis may not look impressive, but it makes an enormous difference in its neighborhood.


Food and religious practices

Most people agree that religious cultures are shaped by — and in turn influence — what believers can and cannot eat. Taste what we mean.


Nur Allah Islamic Center

A description of Nur Allah Islamic Center, along with copies of recent letters to the masjid recognizing how important it is to the neighborhood.


“… an opportunity to prove ourselves the best neighbors”

"Whatever the outcome, we do not consider this a victory for us or a defeat for our neighbors. If the decision will come in our favor, we will take it as an opportunity to prove ourselves the best neighbors, which is the fundamental teaching of Islam."


Stemming America’s Growing Racial Divide

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.


Social Awareness Table Conversations … and beyond

August 30 was the 3rd annual Indy Festival of Faiths. It was the first Social Awareness Table Conversations, discussions of eight topics of urgent importance. Now keep talking.


On the Sacred Arts Stage @ the Indy Festival of Faiths

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 ...


Indy celebrates 3rd Festival of Faiths

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.


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.