Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

Interfaith understanding is vital for living in pluralistic society

Interfaith pioneer Dr. Shahid Athar shares what he has learned in decades of interfaith engagement in Central Indiana. Indianapolis Star November 27,

“Birds of Longing: Exile and Memory” is coming to Indianapolis

In “Birds of Longing: Exile and Memory” Laurie Wohl interweaves Christian, Jewish, and Muslim poetry and spiritual texts from the period of the Convivencia in Spain and from contemporary Middle Eastern poets in the context of fiber art work.

Welcome new CIC board member LeWana Britt

Minister LeWana Britt serves as the Christian Education Director/Youth Minister at Mt. Zion Baptist Church.  She also serves as the Chaplain of the Stewardship Ministry, Co-Director of Vacation Bible School, Project Director of the

CIC hosts a discussion of Muslim Hoosier’s hopes and fears

November 19th 75 Hoosiers gathered to discuss what the next four years could mean for Muslims in Indiana and in America. It was far less pessimistic than one might have expected.

Indianapolis Star: “Faith, ethnic leaders: Do not give in to hate”

November 18th helped organize a press conference denouncing the rising tide of incidents of hatred and intolerance, and pointing toward what can be done.

We take a stand against intimidation and intolerance

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation and several other religious and civic organizations have released a statement addressing the rising tide of acts and words of hatred and intolerance.

Mysticism: Seeking Oneness Across Faiths

November 30th -- Be part of a panel-style discussion of mysticism rooted in the three Abrahamic faiths. Find out how practitioners of Kabbalism, Sufism, and Christian mysticism experience the divine.

Coming to Indy: A refugee welcoming dinner

Students from IUPUI’s School for Public and Environmental Affairs are organizing conversations with and about refugees in Indiana.

Report from CIC’s board retreat

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation’s board met for a retreat at the Catholic Center of Indianapolis November 10th. Some highlights

Welcome new CIC member Anita Joshi

Anita Joshi MD has been an Indiana resident since 1998.  She was born and raised in New Jersey and attended University of Connecticut Medical School; where she met her husband Arun Jain of 23

Congratulations to Sr. Norma, CIC’s 2017 Interfaith Ambassador of the year!

February 12th — Join us at CIC's Annual Interfaith Banquet as we honor Sr. Norma Rocklage of Marian University for her leadership and spirit.

Now it’s important! Set up a screening & discussion of “Muslims in America”

The Center for Interfaith Cooperation and the Islamic Society of North America are partnering to present screenings of the new documentary “American Muslims: Facts vs. Fiction,” along with discussions after the film about Muslims in Indiana.

“I Am Home: Muslim Hoosiers” videos

Meet Yasmine Kofahi: IUPUI student, hardcore longboarder, and Muslim Hoosier. Learn about Yasmine and other Muslim Hoosiers in the Spirit and Place exhibit, “I Am Home: Muslim Hoosiers,” a partnership between CIC and Muslim

Celebrate MLK Day in a Mass Choir

Do you have a voice? Can you make a joyful noise with it? If so, you should join the Mass Choir for the January 16th 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Service.

Congratulations to Aarti Shah!

The Indiana Business Journal's Women of Influence program just honored its 2016 class. Among the 23 women is CIC board member (and Eli Lilly senior VP) Aarti Shah.

Muslim Hoosiers: An Election Day conversation

November 8th -- Muslims have been a focus of discussion and dissent in this election year more than ever before. Find out what Muslim Hoosiers think about this.