2002 Bahá'í Newsletter
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June 29, 2002 -- Peoria Journal Star
Baha'i Faith emphasizes the oneness of humanity...

June 29, 2002 -- Peoria Journal Star
Faithful to their tradition -- Baha'is celebrate 75 years in Peoria...

June 28, 2002 -- The Clarion-Ledger (MS, USA)
Religious worship takes many forms...

June 28, 2002 -- Kenai Peninsula Clarion (AK)
Is religion an obstacle to unity?...

June 28, 2002 -- BBC - Monitoring Middle East
Iran: Editorial criticizes Aghajari's comments on "Islamic Protestantism"...

June 26, 2002 -- Journal and Courier (Greater Lafayette, Indiana)
West Lafayette Bahais to sing in choir of 500...

June 23, 2002 -- San Francisco Chronicle
MultiCulti Weddings When Catholics, Hindus and Jews fill the pews...

June 20, 2002 -- RTBF (Belgian French Radio)
Les "Belges" appelés en direct dans l'émission...

June 20, 2002 -- Baha'i World News Service
City Montessori School wins UNESCO Peace Education award...

June 18, 2002 -- Baha'i World News Service
Lord St. John of Bletso delivers annual Bahá'í lecture at University of Maryland, issuing a "call to action" on the environment...

June 18, 2002 -- The Namibian (Windhoek, Namibia, Africa)
African Clerics Admit Church Has Been 'Too Silent' On Aids...

June 18, 2002 -- Birmingham Evening Post
Letter: Banish violence...

June 17, 2002 -- The New Yorker
COLD SANCTUARY...

June 15, 2002 -- Wairarapa Times Age
An artist’s family comes to visit...

June 15, 2002 -- Florida Times Union
Poster puts 'Golden Rule' on display...

June 14, 2002 -- The Independent (Banjul, Africa)
Bahai Hold Sports Leadership Workshop...

June 13, 2002 -- The Nation (Nairobi, Africa)
Faiths Agree On Strategy to Fight Aids...

June 13, 2002 -- FAZ (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung)(German)
Jürgen Habermas trifft im Iran auf eine gesprächsbereite Gesellschaft...

June 13, 2002 -- Baha'i World News Service
A new volume of Bahá'í sacred writings, recently translated and comprising Bahá'u'lláh's call to world leaders, is published...

June 13, 2002 -- The Lawrence Ledger
A day to celebrate diversity while embracing unity...

June 11, 2002 -- The Sun (Bremerton, Washington)
RACE UNITY DAY; Community celebrates cultural harmony...

June 10, 2002 -- Sun-Herald (FL, USA)
Baha'is celebrate garden of humanity...

June 10, 2002 -- Episcopal Diocese of Michigan
Diocese of Michigan and Episcopal Relief and Development Host National Interfaith Conference...

June 10, 2002 -- The Buletin (Bend, Oregan)
Friends, neighbors cushion a tough week for Bend woman...

June 10, 2002 -- Portsmouth Herald
Race Unity Day tackles challenging moral issue...

June 10, 2002 -- Football365.com
WHEN ENGLAND BEAT ARGENTINA I WAS...

June 10, 2002 -- Newsday
At Picnic, Keeping the Faith; Bahá'í voice belief that tolerance will triumph...

June, 2002 -- CommuNique
The Chief Rabbi of Britain and the Commonwealth...

June 09, 2002 -- The Knoxville News-Sentinel
Peace-builders study reasons for violence...

June 09, 2002 -- The Sun News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
Faith an untapped resource...

June 08, 2002 -- Wellington Evening Post
End to religious prejudice sought...

June 08, 2002 -- Omaha World - Herald
The power of our ideals America's religious toleration is a potent weapon against Al-Qaida...

June 07, 2002 -- Baha'i World News Service
Bahá'ís play key role behind the scenes in UNICEF concert at the UN Children's Summit...

June 07, 2002 -- Baha'i World News Service
Week-long Festival of the Arts will showcase Bahá'í performers in New York in late June; major concert at Carnegie Hall included...

June 07, 2002 -- BBC Monitoring Middle East - Political
German foreign minister criticizes "harsh punishments" in Iran...

June 07, 2002 -- St. Petersburg Times
Institute offers hope of a cure for racism...

June 06, 2002 -- Spokesman Review
2002 graduates ready to approach varied futures...

June 06, 2002 -- The Dispatch (South Africa)
Child artworks go back...

June 05, 2002 -- The Village Voice (New York, NY)
Spiritual Life Returns to New York Harbor; Holy Waters...

June 05, 2002 -- The Macomb Daily
Two women chosen to sing in New York...

June 05, 2002 -- Rocky Mountain News
Promised one has come...

June 04, 2002 -- The Baha'i World News Service
Faith groups, including Bahá'ís of Germany, meet on environment and climate concerns...

June 04, 2002 -- The Atlanta Baha'i Information Center
North Gwinnett receives needed approvals for Baha'i Center...

June 03, 2002 -- The Joplin Globe
Race Unity Day to be held Sunday...

June 02, 2002 -- Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sunday Spectrum - EPISODE 9 PEACE...

June 02, 2002 -- Nordkurier (German)
Hinter Schweriner Amtstüren [KOMM_ÜS]Mitteilenswertes und Exotisches...

June 01, 2002 -- CommuNique
The Story of Our Life...

June 01, 2002 -- Portsmouth Herald
1905 Portsmouth Peace Treaty to be subject of 2005 celebration...

May 31, 2002 -- The Seychelles Nation (Republic of Seychelles)
FetAfrik – Gospel Show -- Roof resists blare of gospel tunes...

May 31, 2002 -- Neue Zürcher Zeitung AG (Zurich Switzerland) (English)
Iran's Cautious Non-Muslims...

May 31, 2002 -- Neue Zürcher Zeitung AG (Zurich Switzerland) (German)
Vorsichtige Andersgläubige in Iran...

May 30, 2002 -- State Journal Register
Race Unity Rally June 2...

May 30, 2002 -- Indian Express (Bombay, India)
To all religious leaders; A message from the Bahai community...

May 30, 2002 -- Anderson Independent-Mail
SHADES OF GREENE: Clemson shortstop Khalil Greene is one of college baseball's best players and maybe its most unique...

May 30, 2002 -- The Iranian
Open case; My husband is in effect a victim. A scapegoat...

May 29, 2002 -- The Sunday Times (London, UK)
Anniversaries...

May 28, 2002 -- BBC News
Jubilee tour diary: Scottish mainland...

May 28, 2002 -- News From Bangladesh
An Anatomy Class on Usama’s Mind: A True Story, narrated by a participant...

May 27, 2002 -- Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Standards, Dacula strip await commission...

May 27, 2002 -- Scripps Howard News Service
Is every faith defensible?...

May 27, 2002 -- Providence Journal
Ginsburg: Feminism means freedom for all of us...

May 25, 2002 -- Neue Zürcher Zeitung AG (Zurich Switzerland) (German)
Reformbestrebungen in Iran Vorsichtige Andersgläubige in Iran...

May 25, 2002 -- The Toledo Blade
Interfaith in action...

May 25, 2002 -- Deseret News
Seeking unity; Members of Baha'i faith are making a difference in Utah...

May 25, 2002 -- Star Tribune
Seeker's diary: Minneapolis Bahai Center...

May 24, 2002 -- Charlston Post & Courier (SC, USA)
Tierney Sutton, band to kick off jazz series with 'Something Cool'...

May 24, 2002 -- The Middle East Times
Sufi 'prophet' lands in prison...

May 24-30, 2002 -- The Friday Times (Pakistan)
A nostalgia of old calendars...

May 24, 2002 -- The Augusta Chronicle
Relay for Life faith is too narrow...

May 23, 2002 -- Charlston Post & Courier (SC, USA)
GOOD MORNING LOWCOUNTRY...

May 23, 2002 -- United Nations Development Programme
Maseru Political Leaders Commit to Peaceful Dialogue in Run-Up to National Elections...

May 21, 2002 -- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Baha'i group seeks OK to build worship center...

May 21, 2002 -- Charleston Daily Mail
Faith led couple to Israel: ; Local husband and wife journey to Haifa on Baha'i pilgrimage...

May 20, 2002 -- Montreal Gazette (CAN)
Supporters 20,000 strong Mideast conflict adds tension to annual March to Jerusalem...

May 18, 2002 -- Standard Examiner (UT)
Web project protects religious pluralism...

May 17, 2002 -- Athens Banner-Herald
Area church roundup...

May 17, 2002 -- Pahrump Valley Times
Federal fugitive...

May 17, 2002 -- The Lawrence Journal-World
Baker students create database of area's faith communities...

May 17, 2002 -- Seattle Post - Intelligencer
Despite Persecution, Bahai Keeps The Faith...

May 17, 2002 -- Montreal Gazette (Canada)
Student's drive to flee Iran leads to success at adult centre...

May 16, 2002 -- Sunday Times (South Africa)
Prisoners granted amnesty named...

May 15, 2002 -- Totally Jewish (UK)
Bahá’í Blessing...

May 15, 2002 -- Baha'i World News Service
Bahá'í Faith's governing council calls on world's religious leaders to put out the fires of religious prejudice and fanaticism...

May 15, 2002 -- The Montclair Times
Outside Our Windows: Divine Design...

May 15, 2002 -- BuaNews (Pretoria, South Africa)
Government, Religious Groups to Raise Awareness About HIV/Aids...

May 13, 2002 -- Sheboygan Press
Earthfest folks see a turn to spirituality...

May 13, 2002 -- The Jerusalem Post (Israel)
Arab culture month going ahead...

May 12, 2002 -- Chicago Sun-Times
Mom and her four children moving up in the world in their Evanston high-rise...

May 12, 2002 -- Bahá'í Council of Northern Ireland
Message received by the Bahá'í Council from the First Minister and Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland...

May 12, 2002 -- Intelligencer Journal
Daughter's project is saving Grace...

May 11, 2002 -- Deseret News
A 'faithful' legacy; Post Chapel rededicated, beckoning all who'd enter...

May 10, 2002 -- State Journal Register
Lecture set on 'solemn duty' of parents to educate their children...

May 10, 2002 -- Dispatch (Zambia)
PAINT MY WORLD...

May 10, 2002 -- Misionary Service News Agency (Italian)
CONFERENZA EPISCOPALE RILANCIA INVITO A DIALOGO INTER-RELIGIOSO (BRIEF, CHURCH/RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS)...

May 10, 2002 -- The Age (Australia)
No escape from persecution...

May 09, 2002 -- Stnadard Examiner (UT)
Baha'is send message of peace to America; Area members of faith joyful at statement of peace...

May 09, 2002 -- U.Va. News Service
Unity, healing are student's passions...

May 09, 2002 -- Times (London)
Briefcase guide to New Delhi...

May 08, 2002 -- The Washington Times
When conflict and faith collide...

May 07, 2002 -- Agence France-Presse
US panel on religions freedom urges sanctions against Saudis, Turkmens...

May 07, 2002 -- The Times-Picayune
As always, N.O. throws a big party...

May 05, 2002 -- Tallahassee Democrat
Faith goes to work at mosque...

May 04, 2002 -- Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A spiritual coming of age; Religious milestones not just for children...

May 04, 2002 -- Los Angeles Times
As a Word, 'Church' Isn't Up to City Code...

May 03, 2002 -- The Arizona Republic
Flagstaff cafe reflects '60s spirit...

May 03, 2002 -- The Raonoke Times
A woman's plea referred to all humans as 'children of the same father'; Western Virginia celebrates National Day of Prayer...

May 03, 2002 -- National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United Kingdom
SOCIAL COHESION: DWELLING IN THE SAME LAND...

May 03, 2002 -- Birmingham Evening Mail (UK)
Your letters: Blazing a trail of togetherness...

May 02, 2002 -- Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
East: Soul-Searching -- Former Communist Nations Still Resistant To New Religions...

May 01, 2002 -- Bahá'í World News Service
Montreal Bahá'í Youth Conference examines 20th century to inspire social transformation...

May 01, 2002 -- Chicago Daily Herald
Religious variety is wide, and there's room for more...

Spring, 2002 -- Association for the Sociology of Religion
The Baha'i: The Religious Construction of a Global Identity. (book review)...

April 30, 2002 -- MURPHY MCGINNIS MEDIA NEWS
Common threads unveiled; Four religions discuss women's role in the church...

April 30, 2002 -- News Register (Oregon)
How we pray...

April 30, 2002 -- National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the United Kingdom
Passing of Mr. George Bowers...

April 30, 2002 -- Nur Radio
Bahá'í Internet Radio Station Goes Live...

April 29, 2002 -- Napa News
Napa women find peace in Middle East...

April 28, 2002 -- Palm Beach Post
Interdenominational Concert Aids Food Bank...

April 28, 2002 -- Dominion Post
Washington archbishop to help the church in its hour of crisis...

April 27, 2002 -- The Tennessean
Religion notes: Baha'i Center to host discussions on U.S. role in world peace...

April 26, 2002 -- Iowa State Daily
Iowa State U. peace groups have different motives...

April 26, 2002 -- The Associated Press
This article was carried by a number of media, as follows:
ABC News, Newsday.com, Boston Globe, Orange County Register, Lycos News, The Star Press, Guardian Unlimited (UK), Columbia Daily Tribune...
Some of the headlines used for the same article are:
Church Finds Spokesman in McCarrick...
Cardinal Mccarrick Speaks For Church...
A cleric with the common touch becomes the public face of his church in its hour of crisis...
McCarrick faces hard assignment; Church turns to archbishop for healing...

April 25, 2002 -- MSNBC
IRS forum takes a shot at stereotypes...

April 23, 2002 -- BBC (UK)
Jubilee to celebrate multi-faith UK...

April 23, 2002 -- Associated Press
Queen to visit different religious communities to mark golden...

April 23, 2002 -- Ananova (Britain)
Queen to make first visit to British mosque...

April 22, 2002 -- Mili Gazete (Turkish)
Ýngiltere Kraliçesi’nden ilk kez cami ziyareti...

April 21, 2002 -- Telegraph (London)
Queen to visit British mosque for first time...

April 21, 2002 -- United Press International
Queen to pay first visit to UK mosque...

April 20, 2002 -- Enlighten
Montreal Bahá'í Youth Conference unlocks transformative power of 20th Century...

April 19, 2002 -- Kenai Peninsula Clarion (AK)
Power of education is a shining light...

April 19, 2002 -- St. Thomas Source (Virgin Islands)
Elaine Ione Sprauve, Cruz Bay...

April 17, 2002 -- Contra Costa Times
Baha'is celebrate Festival of Ridvan...

April 15, 2002 -- The Iranian
Ali What happened to him? I guess I am too afraid to find out...

April 14, 2002 -- The Sunday Times
Charles to be the prince of faiths...

April 13, 2002 -- The Olympian
Beautiful things can happen when different cultures come together...

April 11, 2002 -- Baha'i World News Service
Bahá'ís receive message from Prime Minister at new year's reception in House of Commons...

April 11, 2002 -- BBC
Religious leaders promote harmony...

April 09, 2002 -- The News Hournal
Dover Human Relations Commission seated...

April 08, 2002 -- Baha'i World News Service
Ground-breaking conference in London explores the connection between science and morality...

April 08, 2002 -- BBFA
The Baha'i Business Forum of the Americas (BBFA) Conference Update...

April 08, 2002 -- MSNBC
Holocaust remembered...

April 07, 2002 -- The Times of Swaziland (Africa)
Blame Who?...

April 06, 2002 -- Providence Journal (Rhode Island)
Faith leaders confront racism...

April 06, 2002 -- The Tribune-Review (Pittsburgh)
North Hills...

April 06, 2002 -- Charleston Daily Mail
Interfaith luncheon will focus on uniting for peace: Leader says he will explore ways to build goodwill...

April 05, 2002 -- The Los Angles Times
Bombing death drives plea for peace...

April 04, 2002 -- The Lawrence Ledger
Lawrence clergy to challenge congregations to fight homelessness...

April 03, 2002 -- Amnesty International
Egypt Ongoing Violations of the Right to Freedom of Belief...

April 04, 2002 -- Sociology of Religion
The Baha'i: The Religious Construction of a Global Identity...

April 04, 2002 -- Sociology of Religion
Faith-based coalitions, social services, and government funding...

April 01, 2002 -- The Ventura County Star
Iranians welcome a New Year...

April 01, 2002 -- The East African (Nairobi, Africa)
Nsambya Wants to Let the Light Flood Into Your Soul...

April 01, 2002 -- Sarasota Herald Tribune
Order in universe has no purpose...

April 01, 2002 -- Sarasota Herald Tribune
Letters to the Editor, Spring is time of spiritual renewal...




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