Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of Many Faiths in Community

2015 Festival of Faiths

The third annual Indy Festival of Faiths took place on August 30, 2015. Its theme: Wedding ceremonies across religious traditions.

Community Building: Resiliency Across Sectors

June 19th — How effective are prison ministries at addressing mental health problems of prisoners during and after their incarceration?

The 2013 Inaugural Festival of Faiths

The first Indy Festival of Faiths on October 13, 2013, was a huge success. It set a model for all Festivals that have followed.

Aarti Shah

Jain Aarti Shah is interviewed as part of Rachel Koehler's "Dynamics of Interfaith" podcast series.

Rev. Canon Bruce Gray on the Dynamics of Interfaith

Rev. Bruce Gray discusses interfaith engagement in this episode of Rachel Koehler's "Dynamics of Interfaith" series of podcasts

Juneteenth and Joy

The original Juneteenth was two and a half centuries of suppressed happiness finally allowed spontaneous expression. I wish I’d been there, and I’ll bet you do too.

Don’t miss the Early Bird registration for the Festival of Faiths

What a difference a day makes. If you register your group to exhibit at the Indy Festival of Faiths before August 10, it will cost $75. Register after August 10, it will cost $100.

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.

The complexities of “World Day Against Child Labor”

The UN has declared June 12th to be World Day Against Child Labor. It may seem like this is a no-brainer to support. But as the "Education for Working Children & Adult Literacy Program" OBAT Helpers runs in the slums of Bangladesh shows, the issue is more complicated than you might think.

Interview with Yaniv Shmukler

Israel-born Yaniv Shmukler explains his commitment to interfaith engagement as part of Rachel Koehler's "Dynamics of Interfaith" podcast series.

“Why Do Some Christians Observe Shavuot?”

Sam Kestenbaum, in the Jewish journal Forward, explores the coincidence of Jewish celebration of Shavuot and the Christian celebration of Pentecost. Before reading the article you might take a look at a video from Religion for Breakfast.

Christians, have a blessed Whit Monday

Whit Monday is the day after Pentecost. At Pentecost Christians observance commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit on Jesus Christ’s disciples.

Interview with Tony Wiederhold

Zen Buddhist Tony Wiederhold talks with Rachel Koehler as part of her "Dynamics of Interfaith" podcast series.

“Rohingya Refugee Megacamp: Need as far as the eye can see”

A report from jewish World Watch on OBAT Helpers and the work they are doing with Rohingya refugees

“Muslims host Indy law enforcement at Ramadan event”

The Indianapolis Muslim Community Association hosted local law enforcement Thursday, May 30, for a mosque service.

The Dynamics of Interfaith — Daniel Meyers

Daniel Meyers, executive director of Butler's Center for Faith and Vocation, is the subject of Rachel Koehler's "Dynamics of Interfaith" podcast