Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

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.

Be part of the first Living Room Dialogue

The first Dialogue takes place during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, a time of fasting from sun-up to sun-down.

From David Carlson: A Christian’s Prayer for American Muslims

CIC Board member David Carlson is founder of Shoulder to Shoulder in Interfaith Witness, a movement begun in 2012 committed to grieving and witnessing publicly whenever religion is abused for violent purposes.

Visit Sacred Spaces this summer

Hoosiers of all faiths have a chance to come together, learn from one another, and experience some of the physical places that can connect us to the divine. This summer we have several opportunities to be part of unique and special ceremonies and observances.