in·​ter·​faith | \ ˌin-tər-ˈfāth How to pronounce interfaith (audio) \

Definition of interfaith

: involving persons of different religious faiths

Examples of interfaith in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There will be multicultural and interfaith music, dance, poetry and Sufi Art displays, along with an artist reception for the Oneness exhibition for the gallery show that is at the Encinitas Community Center through June 30. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 May 2022 The resolution is being praised by Jewish groups in Michigan and nationally as a moment of interfaith unity in speaking out against hate. Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press, 28 Jan. 2022 Twenty-four hours after the incident, hundreds gathered for an evening of interfaith prayer and to embrace their community. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 21 Dec. 2021 Valley Beit Midrash, a nonprofit Jewish education center in Scottsdale, launched a coalition of interfaith partners to address the needs of Afghan refugees. Neetish Basnet, The Arizona Republic, 31 Oct. 2021 The Vatican has excluded the Tibetan spiritual leader from interfaith events for years to not antagonize China, and an appeal seeking to be heard by a top polluter like Beijing is no exception. Nicole Winfield, ajc, 4 Oct. 2021 Archbishop Elpidophoros sees signs of interfaith love, coexistence and cooperation, while preaching that Black lives matter. Kaitlyn Bancroft, The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 July 2021 Imam Mohammad Elahi, an Islamic and interfaith leader with the Islamic House of Wisdom in Dearborn Heights, has repeatedly condemned the Taliban in his sermons over the past month. Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press, 21 Aug. 2021 Archbishop Elpidophoros, Bishop Oscar Solis laud the importance of interfaith dialogue. Kaitlyn Bancroft, The Salt Lake Tribune, 20 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of interfaith

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Interfaith.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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