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January 11, 2019   •   

Gandhi’s Religious Pluralism and What it Did for India

Although Hindu, Gandhi drew from many faiths in his philosophy and actions and his religious beliefs.

September 19, 2018   •   

Policeman Helps Muslim and Hindu Villagers Reconcile

Two villages, one Muslim and one Hindu, located next to one another in the Indian state of Bihar, have reconciled after many years of mistrust and antagonism.

August 19, 2018   •   

Suriname is a Haven for Religious Diversity

A study by the Pew Research Center found Surinam to be the fourth most religiously diverse country in the world after Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam.

July 17, 2018   •   

Are Children in India More Tolerant Than Their Parents?

Two studies show there may be a paradigm shift taking place in India on the subject of religious tolerance.

June 4, 2018   •   

Breaking Bread With a Muslim Family During Ramadan

A unique interfaith campaign during Ramadan to foster understanding and friendship.

November 9, 2017   •   

Anglican Christian Clerics Attend Second International Conference on Religious Tolerance in the Middle East

Christian religions, and particularly the Anglican Church, have been alarmed by the steady disappearance of Christianity in the Middle East. The number of Christians among the population of these lands has gone from 7 percent to just 1.5 percent, according to 2016 statistics.

July 16, 2017   •   

Survey Finds Religious Tolerance a Core Value of Canadian Adults

A poll conducted in March by Ipsos Public Affairs, a global market research and a consulting firm, found Canadians to be very tolerant of the religious beliefs of others.

May 26, 2017   •   

U.N. Special Rapporteur on Religion Lauds Albania’s Interfaith Tolerance

On completing an eight-day visit to Albania, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Ahmed Shaheed, praised the country for fostering interfaith tolerance.

April 19, 2017   •   

Sikhs of New York Hold 5th Annual “Turban Day” in Times Square

More than 500 Sikh volunteers turned out for “Turban Day” in Times Square April 15. Organized by Sikhs of New York, the aim was to make better known the beliefs and practices of Sikhism, the world’s fifth-largest religion.