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 The couple also joined an interfaith discussion with students from the University’s School of Divinity, to hear about how the group is encouraging students with different religious backgrounds to come together. Annie Goldsmith, Town & Country, 26 May 2021 On Sunday, Sherman-Conroy helped lead an interfaith memorial service for Floyd at a local Lutheran church. Los Angeles Times, 25 May 2021 Dozens of community members gathered Sunday at an interfaith memorial service for three men who were killed when a driver plowed through a homeless encampment in downtown San Diego during a rainy morning last month. David Hernandez, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 Apr. 2021 Bishop Dwayne Royster, interim executive director of interfaith group POWER, told The Philadelphia Inquirer. Khrysgiana Pineda, USA TODAY, 3 June 2020 The restaurant has been a hub for interfaith efforts against climate change, and a related art collection was lost to the flames. Amelia Nierenberg, New York Times, 29 May 2020 In response, an interfaith group including the Minnesota Catholic Conference, the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty immediately put the Governor on notice. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 20 May 2020 The program of the interfaith group EquaSion will continue the celebration of faith despite current circumstances. Alex Harrison,, 12 Apr. 2020 Dabiré, the bishop in Dori, leads an interfaith group trying to repair divisions in the north. David Mckenzie, CNN, 28 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of interfaith

1932, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interfaith was in 1932

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3 Jun 2021

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“Interfaith.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of interfaith

: involving people of different religions


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