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Feb 11, 2016, 7:51pm Ethan Vesely-Flad
Nearly one month ago, we launched Give Refugees Rest to end Islamophobia and welcome refugees.And I’m happy to report to you that elected officials are listening — and we have gained such momentum that we’re going to expand...
Feb 3, 2016, 11:46am Rene Wadlow
The Association of World Citizens, a non-governmental organization in consultative status with the United Nations, cooperates fully with the World Interfaith Harmony Week, which takes place February 1-7. The UN General Assembly designates the first...
Jan 20, 2016, 5:36pm FOR
The Stony Point Center, an FOR affiliate organziation in Stony Point, NY, has announced the seventh-annual “Farm the Land, Grow the Spirit” Peacemaking Summer Institute for Young Adults, ages 19 to 29.The program, May 31 to Aug. 7,...
Jan 14, 2016, 3:32pm Linda Kelly
As we honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this coming Monday, I wanted to share with you a compelling radio program exploring the spirituality of nonviolence, featuring FOR-USA Executive Director Rev. Kristin Stoneking.The spirituality of...
Dec 10, 2015, 10:02am Susan Smith
During this holiday season, I pause as a Muslim, as I do every year, to rehearse the reasons why I should not feel alienated in my own land, the place of my birth.Watching Christmas and Hanukkah observed from Thanksgiving, I brace myself for a...
Oct 16, 2015, 3:46pm Kristin Stoneking
Imagine the scene:  1893, Chicago.  The World Columbian Exposition is going on—a forerunner of the World’s Fair.  Persons from all over the world are converging on the windy city and to take advantage of this fact, a number of smaller...
Oct 7, 2015, 5:30pm Linda Kelly
A team led by FOR’s Executive Director Rev. Kristin Stoneking and Laurie Childers, FOR’s National Council Chair, will present at the Parliament of World Religions this October 15th - 19th in Salt Lake City, Utah on “Interfaith Perspectives on...
Jan 28, 2015, 5:03pm FOR
There are several spots opening for new National Council members and we need some excellent nominations from the grassroots of the FOR network; you all!The National Council (NC) is made up of members of the FOR network and the U.S. Peace...
Aug 8, 2014, 3:21pm Kristin Stoneking
I’m writing this from Konstanz, Germany.One hundred years ago this month, at the outbreak of World War I, German Lutheran Friedrich Siegmund-Schultze and English Quaker Henry Hodgkin shook hands and pledged a fellowship of interfaith...