interfaith

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

Definition of interfaith

: involving persons of different religious faiths

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Indeed, the commission, which includes scholars of different faiths, looks designed more like an interfaith commission than one created to study the subject of human rights. Masha Gessen, The New Yorker, "Mike Pompeo’s Faith-Based Attempt to Narrowly Redefine Human Rights," 10 July 2019 Their members organize Sefer, the only Jewish book festival in Barcelona, and run Salaam Shalom, an initiative seeking to establish interfaith dialogue with the city’s Muslim community — a controversial undertaking after the 2017 Las Ramblas attack. Alan Grabinsky, sun-sentinel.com, "Barcelona’s oldest house is now a Jewish cultural center," 26 June 2019 Each time, they were restored or replaced, with a new blessing ceremony that brought together interfaith clergy, Kutzmark said. The Washington Post, The Mercury News, "’Black Lives Matter’ banners cost a California church its polling place. Now, it’s suing.," 11 June 2019 The county clerk agreed to meet with an interfaith group of clergy in January of this year. The Washington Post, The Mercury News, "’Black Lives Matter’ banners cost a California church its polling place. Now, it’s suing.," 11 June 2019 The county clerk agreed to meet with an interfaith group of clergy in January of this year. Washington Post, "’Black Lives Matter’ banners cost a church its polling place. Now, it’s suing.," 11 June 2019 Blessed at PrideFest is an interfaith blessing booth staffed by local volunteer clergy and lay leaders in the Health and Wellness Commons tent area during PrideFest. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "After 500 blessings were given at PrideFest Milwaukee last year, the Blessed at PrideFest booth was back," 10 June 2019 Of all the events, Collins said the interfaith service was his favorite. Ivana Hrynkiw | Ihrynkiw@al.com, al.com, "Birmingham celebrates pride week with hour-long parade," 8 June 2019 The omission didn't go unnoticed: Secular and interfaith groups had been monitoring posts to Ducey's government accounts since April, when the governor spurred backlash by publishing an overtly religious Easter message on Facebook. Maria Polletta, azcentral, "After defiant stance on Easter, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey stays silent for Muslim holiday," 5 June 2019

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1932, in the meaning defined above

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interfaith

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of interfaith

: involving people of different religions

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