The Dalai Lama and muslim leaders want to set aside the tensions between their faiths and sow peace.
Kentucky Senate President David Williams says it may be the end of the road for a House-approved billboard bill that still awaits final Senate action.
The Haitian Tabernacle of Louisville is planning relief efforts for the families and friends of parishioners following Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti.
Today, the University of Louisville announced that an American Muslim of Indian heritage is the recipient of the 2010 Grawemeyer Award in Religion. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Eboo Patel has focused his career onworking with young people to encourage religious cooperation. In 1991, he founded Interfaith Youth Core, an international nonprofit promoting interfaith work. And […]
This year’s Festival of Faiths is underway in Louisville and it’s exploring the subject of water. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Now in its 14th year, the festival features exhibits, lectures and art that link diverse faiths and community-based organizations under themes. The title of this year’s festival is “Sacred Water: Sustaining Life.” Mark Steiner […]
The Church of the Nazarene and the United Church Pentecostal International will hold their conventions in Louisville in the coming years. The conventions will be at the new downtown arena in 2011 and 2013, with a combined projected economic impact of 10 million dollars. Governor Steve Beshear says he doubts the conventions will lead to […]
A gun-themed celebration at the New Bethel Church in Louisville has prompted a peace-themed celebration by Interfaith Paths to Peace.
A new study says questions about hiring practices undermined President George W. Bush’s Faith-Based and Community Initiative. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The report — Taking Stock: The Bush Faith-Based Initiative and What Lies Ahead— from the Rockefeller Institute of Government found Bush’s policy goals were never fully realized because of doubts in Congress and […]
Many Muslims in the Louisville area paid close attention to the speech President Obama delivered in Cairo today . WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Aly Farag is a University of Louisville professor who grew up in Cairo and became an American citizen about 15 years ago. He was most impressed by the President’s call for […]
Louisville’s Interfaith Paths to Peace organization is expanding this week.