Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

Are robots persons? Extraterrestrials? AI? How about humans?

Jim Mcgrath ReligionProf Podcast with Juli Gittinger, author of Personhood in Science Fiction: Religious and Philosophical Considerations

KP Singh on supporting CIC on #GivingTuesday

"The CIC is providing a vital service and needs our thoughtful consideration and support."

Meet an AmeriCorps member — Elsa Kunz

"community engagement helps realize the academic foundations of interfaith work: reconciliation, sharing, and cooperative social action"

Thank you to Lynn Jackson, the world’s greatest sponsor!

Since CIC was established, Lynn Jackson has been one of our best friends. That was even before she went above and beyond the call of duty as a sponsor for the 2020 Interfaith Banquet.

Wish Scots, Romanians, and Pagans a Happy St. Andrew’s Day

St. Andrew's Day is celebrated on November 30. Many people (most of them of Scottish descent) think of St. Andrew as the patron saint of Scotland. That's true, but he is also the patron saint of Romania, and that's where it gets interesting.

Andrew Luck — “We are called to serve”

Congratulations to former Colt QB Andrew and his wife Nicole Pechanec, who last week had their first child, Lucy. It's a good time to recall one of the aspects of Luck that make him a special person: his thoughtful Catholic faith.

Get to know a board member — Rev. Lynn Martin

Welcome Cic's newest board member, Rev. Lynn Martin. Lynn is an Associate Minister at Light of the World Christian Church, where she is the Chief Operating Officer.

Celebrate with Bahá’ís the Ascencion of `Abdu’l-Bahá

November 27-28 this year marks the death of `Abdu'l-Bahá, considered by Bahá'ís to be the last of the three "central figures" of their faith. `Abdu'l-Bahá perhaps did more than any other Bahá'í to open the religion to the world beyond its place of birth in the Middle East.

Listen to a musical icon, “The Akathist of Thanksgiving”

CIC will suggest music from different religious traditions for Thanksgiving. We'll start with John Tavener's Akathist of Thanksgiving. Sir John Tavener was a British convert to Orthodox Christianity.

Our suggestion for #GivingTuesday: support the Interfaith Banquet

For six years, CIC’s Annual Interfaith Banquet has been the social event of the season. It’s a chance to celebrate the rich religious diversity of Central Indiana while honoring one of the city’s

Get to know CIC’s AmeriCorps members — Rainie Grant

Rainie is currently serving a one-year term with the Indianapolis Muslim Community Association (ICMA) at Masjid Al-Fajr

Welcome CIC’s newest board member, Nina Price

Nina has lived in diverse communities, each of which provided her with unique Jewish experiences ranging from Israel and Jewish summer camps to being the only Jewish staff member in a variety of public school settings.

Support the New View Film Series on #GivingTuesday

CIC proudly partners with Butler University's Center for Faith and Vocation on A New View Film Series. It's perhaps the most thought-provoking film series in Indy, and CIC's most effective ways of reaching out to college students.

Nov. 25 — International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

"Sexual violence against women and girls is rooted in centuries of male domination. Let us not forget that the gender inequalities that fuel rape culture are essentially a question of power imbalances." — UN Secretary-General António Guterres

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

In the Roman Catholic Church liturgical calendar, the Feast of Christ as King of the Universe falls this weekend of November 23-24.

Umoja Project’s Multifaith Thanksgiving Service

If you're looking for a special way to celebrate Thanksgiving a few days early, look no further than two dinners being organized by Umoja Partnership.