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Sacred Jordan River Gets Help From EcoPeace

Gathering in San Francisco for an interfaith workshop on the environment, EcoPeace members shared their excellent example of bridge building between diverse religious groups for the joint care of natural resources, especially the Jordan River. The workshop, entitled Global Greening Through the Grassroots, was organized by United Religions Initiative (URI), a global grassroots interfaith network with […]

April 13th

A Call For Peace From Buddhist and Muslim Leaders in Yogyakarta Statement

In spite of religious extremism, keeping the peace through respect between neighbors, regardless of religious differences, is a basic principle of all religious faiths. Unfortunately, however, many places around the world are currently experiencing a rise in religious extremism. Conflict and violence, often inflicted under the name of religion, is not always based on religious […]

April 7th

A World Water Day Interfaith Observation

Sunday, March 22 is the 23rd anniversary of World Water Day. Observed annually with events and activities all over the globe, it was initially proposed in 1992 at the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly officially declared March 22 as “World Day for Water”. Promoting […]

March 20th

City of Palo Alto Joins Call for Fossil Fuel Divestment

The City of Palo Alto has just joined a growing group of California cities calling for fossil fuel divestment from State employee pension funds (CalPERS). Thanks in great part to the tireless efforts of Peninsula Interfaith Climate Action (PICA), the Palo Alto city council voted 9-0 to send a message requesting CalPERS to divest from […]

February 16th

JERUSALEM 3D Imax Movie Premiering Soon!

Sacred to more than half of Earth’s population, Jerusalem has been fought over more than any other place in history. It has been conquered and destroyed, rebuilt, and reinvented repeatedly for over 5,000 years. Now, for the first time in over 25 years, filming has been allowed to capture the glory of Jerusalem, the most […]

February 14th

A Valentine Prayer for the Earth

This Valentine’s Day weekend, Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) is inviting everyone to “make the Earth your Valentine.” From all over the globe people of faith are focusing on climate change with two big IPL events: the 2015 Preach-In, and the Valentine’s Day Climate Prayer. Focusing on the message of climate justice and loving God’s […]

February 9th

Holding Ourselves Into a New Future, by Rabbi Katy Z. Allen

Generously provided by Rabbi Katy Z. Allen, founder and leader of Ma’yan Tikvah – A Wellspring of Hope in Wayland, MA. The following is Rabbi Katy’s introduction to the fascinating role and timely concept of the “Nature Chaplain.” Holding Ourselves Into a New Future   by Rabbi Katy Z. Allen   rabbikza@verizon.net   © Rabbi […]

January 28th

Top Climate Action of 2014 Recap by Interfaith Power & Light

Organizing an interfaith religious response to climate change, Interfaith Power & Light encourages environmental activism thru faith-based advocacy and energy efficiency. Active on so many fronts, IPL is an exciting organization generating international and nationwide optimism for climate action leading to successful mitigation of global warming. Sponsoring and encouraging climate action has led IPL to […]

January 12th