The Bainbridge Island/North Kitsap Interfaith Council co-sponsored a panel discussion on October 27th featuring five local clergy — prompted by to the pope’s recent encyclical on climate change. The podcast below is a recording of “Faith and Climate Change — Continue reading Faith leaders speak up for action on climate
By Michael Lisagor, Bainbridge Island “You don’t stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.” — George Bernard Shaw Buddhism teaches that the four sufferings of birth, aging, sickness and death are an inescapable part Continue reading Getting older can be a laughing matter
BI/NK Interfaith 2015-2016 President Elizabeth Dequine and communications coordinator Reed Price were among the attendees at this year’s Parliament of World Religions, held in Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 15-19. The Parliament brought together more than 9,500 people and addressed Continue reading BI/NK members attend the Parliament of the World’s Religions
Harsh words and hateful chants were expected outside a small mosque in Bremerton, where an anti-Islam rally was planned on Saturday. But instead of trading insults, mosque-goers and others who turned up ended up exchanging cookies. About 40 individuals huddled under umbrellas outside Continue reading A hate group called for protests at local mosques. Guess who showed up?