major world religions

Hindu statesman greets Pope on 84th birthday


April 16th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 16 (ANI): Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has sent greetings to His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI on his 84thbirthday, which falls on April 16.In a release in Nevada (USA) today, ... Read more...

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Christmas “missing” from Diary of Europe’s schoolchildren


January 16th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 16 (ANI): European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy has called the omission of Christmas from Europa Diary "incoherence".In a statement published on his website, John Dalli, European Commissioner ... Read more...

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Hindus okay for participation in Pope’s religious peace summit


January 2nd, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 2 (ANI): Welcoming Pope's proposal of religious peace summit in Assisi in October, Hindus said that they would participate in it if invited.According to reports, this summit of leaders ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Europa Diary for mention of Hindu festivals


December 24th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 24 (ANI): Hindus have applauded the European Commission (EC) for reportedly mentioning Hindu festivals in Europa Diary distributed in secondary schools throughout the European Union (EU).Well known Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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US cable praises India’s secular society


December 18th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London, Dec 18 (IANS) A diplomatic cable sent by the US embassy here to Washington says America can learn a lot from the Indians' tolerance for all faiths, according to whistleblowing ... Read more...

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Jews support demand for recognition of Hinduism in Belgium


November 27th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 27 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Jews have come out in support of Hindus in their demand for recognition of Hinduism in Belgium.Rabbi Jonathan B. Freirich, prominent Jewish ... Read more...

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Hindus want launching of “comparative religion” subject in American schools


September 28th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 28 (ANI): Hindus are asking for introduction of "comparative religion" subject in American high schools, teaching basics of major world religions, including the viewpoint of non-believers.Eminent Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Hindus support teaching of religion in Bulgaria schools if major world religions treated equally


September 25th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 25 (ANI): Hindus say that they support the demand for religious instruction in Bulgaria schools as long as the curriculum provides equal treatment to all the world's 12 classical ... Read more...

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Hindus support Italy classroom crucifixes if accompanied by symbols of other religions


July 1st, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 1 (ANI): Hindus support the idea of Italy having crucifixes in classrooms as long as same size symbols of other religions are also displayed alongside.Italy is reportedly appealing to ... Read more...

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Hindus urge global media organizations & schools to train staff/pupils in world religions


June 21st, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), (ANI): Hindus have urged media organizations of the world to train their staff on the basics of major world religions and denominations so that media persons could have a better ... Read more...

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Hindus want World Council of Churches to organize global interfaith summit


June 15th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 15 (ANI): Hindus have welcomed "inter-religious dialogue and cooperation" program of World Council of Churches (WCC)."In our increasingly pluralistic societies, more inter-religious dialogue and cooperation are needed if ... Read more...

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Welcoming Pope’s call for interfaith dialogue, Hindus urge him to take the lead


June 7th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 7 (ANI): Hindus have welcomed Pope's call for inter-religious dialogue.His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI, on his Cyprus visit on Saturday, reportedly called for dialogue between Christians and people of ... Read more...

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Comedy Central alters potentially offensive South Park episode featuring Prophet Mohammed


April 28th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): Comedy Central, the channel that broadcasts South Park has taken a controversial decision to alter the show's 201st episode in order to avoid a Muslim backlashThe preceding episode ... Read more...

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‘Scared’ Bart Simpson backs South Park creators in Prophet Mohammed row


April 28th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): The creators of The Simpsons have stood up for South Park writers in a row over the depiction of Prophet Mohammed as a bear-suit wearing crime fighter in ... Read more...

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On Pope’s Malta visit, Hindus urge meeting with local non-Catholic clergy to discuss equality


January 18th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have urged Catholic Archbishop of Malta to organize the meeting of leaders of various religions and denominations in Malta with Pope Benedict during his April visit so that they can share ... Read more...

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Hindus urge Massachusetts schools for choice in studying of religious texts


January 2nd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have urged Massachusetts (USA) schools to either allow students the flexibility to choose the religious text to study in the class instead of just mandating one religious text on the entire ... Read more...

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Hindus urge Massachusetts schools for choice in studying of religious texts


January 2nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 2 (ANI): Hindus have urged Massachusetts (USA) schools to either allow students the flexibility to choose the religious text to study in the class instead of just mandating one ... Read more...

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Hindus suggest Malta to treat all religions equally


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Malta should treat all religions and denominations equally in front of the law to become attractive to global businesses, including filmmakers looking for exotic locations, acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, stated in ... Read more...

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Prince Philip joins British Hindus to fight climate change


November 7th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Hindu leaders in Britain have teamed up with Prince Philip and the UN to launch a long-term action plan that will engage with the community worldwide in the ... Read more...

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Hindus and Jews urge Pope to propagate equal treatment in his visit to Malta


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus and Jews have asked Pope Benedict to take-up the issue of equal treatment of all religions and denominations before the law in Malta during his apostolic visit to the country in ... Read more...

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Hindus urge Iceland for more balanced approach in teaching religion in schools


November 2nd, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have asked for a more balanced approach on religious instruction in Iceland schools.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that under the subject of religion/theology, ... Read more...

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Malta considers Hinduism a cult


October 14th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 14 (ANI): Hindus and Jews have asked United Nations (UN) to direct Malta to treat all religions and denominations equally in front of the law.Malta Criminal Code reportedly ... Read more...

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Malta considers Hinduism a cult


October 14th, 2009 - 10:02 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus and Jews have asked United Nations (UN) to direct Malta to treat all religions and denominations equally in front of the law.Malta Criminal Code reportedly makes one liable to imprisonment up ... Read more...

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Hindus and Jews urge United Nations to direct Malta for equal treatment of all religions


October 14th, 2009 - 9:59 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus and Jews have asked United Nations (UN) to direct Malta to treat all religions and denominations equally in front of the law.Malta Criminal Code reportedly makes one liable to imprisonment up ... Read more...

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Hindus and Jews urge European Union to ask Malta for equal treatment of all religions


October 12th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus and Jews have asked European Union (EU) to direct Malta to treat all religions and denominations equally in front of the law.Malta Criminal Code reportedly makes one liable to imprisonment up ... Read more...

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Hindus urge Malta to teach “comparative religion” in schools


September 7th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have asked Malta to replace the subject of "religion" with "comparative religion" in its public primary and secondary schools. According to Constitution of Malta (Chapter I, Article 2, Item 3): "Religious teaching ... Read more...

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Hindus want religions treated evenly in curriculum revision for Texas schools


September 2nd, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Jews and Hindus have urged the Texas State Board of Education to treat all the major religions and denominations evenly in its Social Studies curriculum, which is currently under revision. Rabbi Jonathan B. ... Read more...

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Hindus suggest interfaith prayers at Michael Jackson’s public memorial service


July 4th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have suggested interfaith prayers at the public memorial service for entertainment icon Michael Jackson, reportedly planned to be held on July seven in Los Angeles.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a ... Read more...

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Hindus & Jews urge Denmark to treat various religions equally in schools


May 29th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus and Jews have asked Denmark to treat all major religions evenly in its "folkeskole", the Danish municipal primary and lower secondary schools."Christian studies" is a compulsory subject in folkeskole and according ... Read more...

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Hollywood bigwigs descending on India


May 27th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
India appears to be becoming the in-thing among Hollywood and other film circles of the world.According to reports, Oscar winner Ben Kingsley is a math professor in "Teen Patti" (Three Cards), a ... Read more...

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Hindus laud CBS for interfaith music special


May 13th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 13 (ANI): Hindus have applauded CBS Television Network for a special interfaith presentation "Faith, Music and Culture", to be broadcast on June seven.Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement ... Read more...

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Welcoming Pope’s espousal of interfaith dialogue, Hindus urge him to organize one


May 13th, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Welcoming Pope Benedict's reported affirmation of the importance of interreligious dialogue in the pursuit of peace in Jerusalem yesterday, Hindus have urged him to take the lead in organizing one.Serious and honest ... Read more...

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Hindus & Jews urge Norway to treat various religions equally in schools


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus and Jews have asked Norway to treat all major religions evenly while teaching religion in its schools.Rajan Zed, acclaimed Hindu statesman; and Rabbi Jonathan B. Freirich, prominent Jewish leader in Nevada ... Read more...

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Hindus and Jews urge Queensland to treat various religions equally


April 12th, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus and Jews have asked Queensland state of Australia to treat all major religions evenly.According to its Education Act, "Instruction...may be given in State primary and special schools during school hours in ... Read more...

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Hindus want minorities fairly treated in educational reforms in Romania


August 19th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Romania for her attempts at educational reforms and overhauling religious instruction, but stressed that minorities should be fairly treated when these planned reforms are ... Read more...

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