October 2012 - Communication & Media

October 15, 2012

Still shot from 'A Holy Month in Maine', a video about Ramadhan in a small American town. Read the story.


How the Digital Revolution is Changing Who We Are

Interfaith News

National Council of Elders Challenges People of Faith & Practice – President Obama Addresses Free Speech and Religion – Millennium Development Goals Renewal Sought – U.S. Tribal Leaders Raise Concerns with Feds – Religious Freedoms Increasingly Threatened – Mormons Sponsor Women’s Interfaith Gathering – European Circumcision Debate Signals Growing Religious-Secular Divide – Jewish-Muslim Solidarity in Opposing Religious Prejudice – Benedict XVI Calls for Pluralistic Society – Interfaith Dialogue Comes to Myanmar – African Religious Leaders and Conservationists Collaborating – Vedanta Society Sponsors New Interfaith Song-Cycle – Amazing Parable for Understanding ‘the Other’

TIO In Canada

Canadian News & Resources

Canadian Events & Opportunities

Reports from Bangkok and Nairobi

South Asian Peace Networks with African Religion & Conservation

Report from Jerusalem, Oxford, and Chenai, India

The Light of Hope Renewed by TIO Correspondent Marcus Braybrook

Communication & Media

A Short History of Digital Tools

Interfaith in Cyberspace by D. Andrew Kille

Countering a Contagious Disease

Interfaith Misunderstanding in America by Brian McLaren

When Religion Becomes Abusive

Jihad on the D Train by William Bole

KidSpirit Online Comes of Age

The Internet – A Spiritual Haven for Youth? by Elizabeth Dabney Hochman

New Tools, New Dialogue

Seminarians Go Online to “Make Interfaith” by Joshua M. Z. Stanton

Blogging a Deeper Dialogue

“She Answers Abraham” Celebrates First Anniversary by Pamela Jay Gottfried

When the Camera Lets You Live in Another’s Skin

Religion, Politics, Freedom, Faith & Making Movies in America by Calvin Skaggs

Using YouTube as an Interfaith Resource

A Holy Month in Maine by Paul Chaffee

Films to Heal the World

Creating 20,000 Interfaith Dialogues by Daniel Tutt

Media Resources

Interfaith Radio Takes Advantage of the Web

Practicing What We Preach

Mobilizing TIO – The Next Generation Takes on Outreach & Social Networking by Paul Chaffee


Interfaith Resources to End Bullying by Sana Saeed


Religious Calendar

TIO Updates– Sponsoring Kidspirit