Center for Interfaith Cooperation

Hoosiers of many faiths in community

Five reasons to see the film “Sonita”

September 14th -- A New View Film Series kicks off with "Sonita," a documentary about Sonita Alizadeh, an Afghan rapper and activist who gained international attention in Iran.

Here’s why you should sponsor the Indy Festival of Faiths

The fifth annual Indy Festival of Faiths is coming up. Sunday October 15, 1:00-5:00 pm in the Veterans Memorial Plaza downtown. It will be awesome! Food, thousands of participants, music, displays, explorations of “Sacred

See CIC’s 2016 Annual Report

What did CIC do in 2016? A lot! You can find by downloading our 2016 Annual Report. Thanks to CIC Board member Bruce Garrison for his hard work bringing this into the world.

A special deal for Cultural Journey — India

One of the city's great cultural events in August will be Cultural Journey — India, four days of Indian film, music, food, and more. Good friend of CIC Gadi Boukai alerts us to a generous offer to the Interfaith Community.

Habitat for Humanity’s Interfaith Build

August 30th — One of the city's most important interfaith service projects is Habitat for Humanity's Interfaith Builds. Join them for an interfaith dinner and brainstorming session for 2018's Build.

The bombing of the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center

We hope it doesn’t take a tragedy for you to meet your Muslim neighbors. We’re surrounded by opportunities to learn about other religions and to converse with people who may worship differently.

Words of interfaith wisdom from Nathan Day Wilson

Ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the Rev. Nathan Day Wilson is interim director of communications at Christian Theological Seminary and coordinator of IndyStar’s “Faith & Values” page.

Don’t miss the discussion of mental health and different cultural and religious traditions

Oct. 16th:Community members share personal narratives will explore how different traditions work with struggling neighbors and perceive non-visible symptoms of poor health, such as deep sadness or hopelessness.

A look back at the first Table Conversations, 2015

Several students from IUPUI's School for Public and Environmental Affairs wrote analyses of the 2015 conversations. Read them for a sense of what these unique dialogues are like. 

Members of the clergy can get ID badges from CIC

To make crucial ministries in hospitals, prison, and other institutions as effortless as possible, the Center for Interfaith Cooperation provides Identification Badges to properly credentialed members of the clergy.

OASIS visits An Lac Vietnamese Buddhist Temple

On July 15th some 50 OASIS students were hosted by members of the An Lac Buddhist Temple as part of the Sacred Spaces Tour organized by the Center for Interfaith Cooperation.

Celebrate religious diversity at the Festival of Faiths

The Indy Festival of Faiths offers a wonderful opportunity for the greater Indianapolis community to learn about, share and celebrate its rich religious diversity. Register now!

Be part of something special … CIC’s parenting video

CIC is producing  a video that explores the power of parenting in different religious traditions and cultures. Please join us in raising funding for this important initiative.

Register for the 2017 Indy Festival of Faiths!

The event offers a wonderful opportunity for the greater Indianapolis community to learn about, share and celebrate its rich religious diversity. The Festival is open to the public, fun for the whole family, and free of charge.

An Indy-based church of diversity elects first black woman to lead a major denomination

"Within our church, we do celebrate diversity. The fact that we have the first African-American woman as a general manager and president is a significant event and we are certainly celebrating it."

Discover the world in the dark

This summer, some of your best opportunities to learn about other cultures and faith traditions will be through movies. And the learning continues in the fall with our New View Film Series.