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Press

May

5/9/18: Festival of Faiths recognizes Berry as local leader
Henry County Local

5/8/18: Hope In The Lord – Faith traditions share a blood drive
The Record

5/2/18: Feminine aspects of God explored
The Record

5/2/18: Louisville artist Brianna Harlan creates through the lens of ‘radical vulnerability’
Insider Louisville

April

4/30/18: Festival of Faiths encourages participants to tap into their feminine sides
Insider Louisville

4/25/18: INTERVIEW: ”After Hours” at the Festival of Faiths
WHAS11

4/25/18: STAFFPICKS: Festival Of Faiths After-Hours
Louisville Eccentric Observer (LEO)

4/24/18: BEAM: Churches & mosque unite in interfaith blood drive
News and Tribune

4/24/18: Festival of Faiths partnering with American Red Cross for 5-day blood drive in Louisville
WDRB

4/24/18: 23rd annual Festival of Faiths: Sacred Insight, Feminine Wisdom
WHAS11

4/24/18: Poet Hannah Drake to curate Festival of Faiths’ new ‘After Hours’ program
Insider Louisville

4/23/18: Festival Of Faiths: Social Activist Ruby Sales On Civil Rights And Spirituality
89.3 WFPL News Louisville

4/23/18: INTERVIEW: Festival of Faiths kicks off April 24
WHAS11

4/22/18: Monday Business Briefing: Festival of Faiths considers the image of the Sacred Feminine
Insider Louisville

4/13/18: Festival of Faiths focuses on feminine wisdom
WHAS11

4/11/18: Festival of Faiths, ‘It was talking about things I cared about’
Louisville Eccentric Observer (LEO)

4/10/18: 23rd Festival of Faiths will feature ‘Festival After Hours’ program
The Record

4/3/18: The Center for Interfaith Relations plans blood drive
The Record

March

3/22/18: 23rd Festival of Faiths set for April
The Record

3/13/18: You need to know that there’s more to Louisville than bourbon and horses
USA Today

3/12/18: Diane Rehm Headlines 2018 Festival of Faiths
89.3 WFPL News Louisville

3/12/18: Former NPR host and acclaimed author Diane Rehm to speak at Festival of Faiths
The Courier-Journal

February

2/13/18: Mayor Fischer is traveling to India to promote Louisville and visit with the Dalai Lama
The Courier-Journal

January

1/26/18: Organizers To Launch 2018 Festival Of Faiths On Saturday
89.3 WFPL News Louisville

1/17/18: Annual Festival of Faiths will focus on ‘Feminine Wisdom’
The Record

April

4/20/17: Festival Of Faiths: Making A Religious Case For Environmental Stewardship
89.3 WFPL News Louisville

4/18/17: Festival Of Faiths: Artist Hannah Drake On Spirituality, Artistry And Compassion
89.3 WFPL News Louisville

4/17/17: Festival Of Faiths: Using Comedy To Bridge Cultural Divide
WFPL Louisville Public Radio

4/16/17: Festival Of Faiths: How Do We Stop Violence In Our Community?
WFPL Louisville Public Radio

4/15/17: Festival of Faiths: Activist Naomi Tutu on the Impact of Collective Trauma
WFPL Louisville Public Radio

4/13/17: Faith in Compassion with Mustafa Gouverneur
The Rusty Satellite Show

4/11/17: Louisville’s 22nd Annual Festival of Faiths Encourages Compassionate Reflection and Action
Insider Louisville

4/7/17: Ann Curry, Imaj and Linkin’ Bridge Added to Festival of Faiths Line-Up
Insider Louisville

4/7/17: Ann Curry, Linkin’ Bridge, Added to 22nd Annual Festival of Faiths
The Courier-Journal

4/5/17: Jewish Leaders to Address Compassion at 2017 Festival of Faiths
Community

4/4/17: ‘Compassion: Shining like the Sun’ at Festival of Faiths
Insider Louisville

March

3/31/17: Interfaith Festival Set for April 19-22
The Record
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3/24/17: ‘Love from Louisville’ Delivers – Big
The Courier-Journal
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3/17/17: Interfaith Organization Plans Four-Day Festival in Louisville
The News-Enterprise
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3/16/17: Festival of Faiths is April 19-22 in Louisville
Franklin Favorite
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3/10/17: Tickets for the April 19 to 22 Festival of Faiths Are Available
The Record
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3/7/17: Festival of Faiths to Examine Compassion
News and Tribune
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February

2/13/17: Louisville’s Faith-Based Plan to Fight Urban Heat
CityLab (from the Atlantic)
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2/03/17: Mayor Announces Dalai Lama visit has been postponed
Metro Louisville
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Insider Louisville: Read Here.
WDRB: Read Here.
Courier-Journal: Read Here.

2/02/2017: Discover Meaning at the Festival of Faiths, April 19-24
Insider Louisville
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2/01/2017: Champion of Compassion Spotlight: Festival of Faiths
Compassion Games: World Interfaith Harmony Week
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January

1/5/17: Compassion Talk | Pathways to Nonviolence | 2016 Festival of Faiths
The Muslim Times
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December

12/22/2016: The Center for Interfaith Relations Lights the Way to Meaning and Compassion
Insider Louisville
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12/12/2016: Reena Paracha: FACES of Louisville
StyleBlueprint
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November

11/22/2016: Why We Need the Dalai Lama’s Message Right Now
News and Tribune
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11/17/2016: The Dalai Lama Plans to Return to Louisville
Insider Louisville
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11/17/2016: Dalai Lama Plans Return Visit to Louisville
Courier Journal
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11/17/2016: Dalai Lama to Make Return Visit to Louisville in April 2017
WDRB
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11/17/2016: The Dalai Lama Returns to Louisville April 2017
WHAS 11
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11/17/2016: The Dalai Lama to Return to Louisville for 2017 Festival of Faiths
WFPL
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11/17/2016: Access Louisville: Dalai Lama to Return to Louisville
Metro TV
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11/17/2016: Mayor Announces Return Visit by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Louisville City News
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11/17/2016: Dalai Lama to visit Louisville in 2017
The Lane Report
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11/17/2016: The Dalai Lama will Visit Louisville and speak at the Festival of Faiths
The Record
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11/17/2016: The Dalai Lama Returns to Louisville
Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau
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11/17/2016: Center for Interfaith Relations Announcement
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Periscope Account
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June

6/25/17: Fear, loathing and firearms: sensory overload inside the NRA’s Mall of Death
The Guardian
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6/9/2016: Artists, Musicians, Community, Celebrate Life, Legacy of Ali
WLKY News
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6/5/2016: Festival of Faiths
Stony Point Center Blog
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May

5/31/2016: BEAM: Finding Compassion, Commonality at Hiroshima
News and Tribune
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5/27/2016: Siblings win Mayor’s Give A Day Video Contest
The Record
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5/25/2016: Festival of Faiths Promotes ‘Pathways to Nonviolence’
The Record
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5/23/2016: Compassionate Cities Announcement Ends Festival
Courier Journal
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5/23/2016: Love, Life and Redemption at Festival of Faiths
Courier Journal
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5/23/2016: Multi-faith Conference Sows Seeds for Non-Violence and Nurturing Peace
Presbyterian Church, USA
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5/21/2016: Festival of Faiths Wraps Up in Louisville
Interview with Rev. Dr. Joan Brown Campbell
WFPL News Radio
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5/21/2106: Faith Leaders Provide Context to Black Lives Matter
Courier Journal
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5/21/2016: Buddhist Concepts Learned Via Artistic Creation
Courier Journal
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5/20/2016: Festival of Faiths Preview: The Significance of ‘Black Lives Matter’
WFPL News Radio
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5/20/2016: Trust in Media Examined at Festival of Faiths
Courier Journal
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5/20/2016: Arun Gandhi Makes Same Journey as Mahatma
Courier Journal
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5/19/2016: Festival of Faiths Preview: End of Apartheid Remains Sign of Hope
WFPL News Radio
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5/19/2016: With NRA in Town, Gun Control Advocates Speak Up
(RAWtools Demonstration with Mike Martin)
WFPL News Radio
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5/19/2016: Panel Challenges Misconceptions about Islam
Courier Journal
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5/19/2016: 21st annual Festival of Faiths kicks off
WAVE3
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5/19/2016: Festival of Faiths: Sacred Wisdom through Music
Courier Journal
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5/19/2016: Dalai Lama: Compassion is Nonviolence
(The following is a special message from the Dalai Lama to the 2016 Festival of Faiths)
Courier Journal
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5/18/2016: Faithful Balk at Violence as Festival Opens
Courier Journal
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5/17/2016: Festival of Faiths Brings Together Music and Spirituality
WHAS11
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5/17/2016: Interview: Festival of Faiths
WHAS11
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5/17/2016: Ingrid Mattson on Moving Past Fear and Islamophobia
WFPL News Radio
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5/16/2016: Molly Bingham on the Media’s Role in Fostering Peace
WFPL News Radio
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5/10/2016: Festival of Faiths Returns for 21st Year
Courier Journal
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5/6/2016: Interfaith Leaders Gather to Promote Peace in the Heart of the Christian South
Huffington Post
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5/2/2016: Festival of Faiths Returns to Louisville
Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau
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5/1/2016: Festival of Faiths’ ‘Pathways to Nonviolence’ will address Black Lives Matter, Islamophobia and more
Insider Louisville
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April

4/29/2016: Abrams, Skaggs teaming at Festival of Faiths
Courier Journal
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4/13/2016: Interfaith Festival to Focus on Nonviolence May 17-21
The Record
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March

3/31/2016: Kushner to Speak at Festival of Faiths
Community
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3/17/2016: A 30 Hour Homecoming
The Voice Tribune
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February

2/01/2016: On Faith & Philanthropy
For Good Magazine, Community Foundation of Louisville
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January

1/28/2016: Celebration will highlight upcoming Festival of Faiths
The Record
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1/27/2016: This Weekend, A ‘Tasting’ of Louisville’s Festival of Faiths
WFPL News Radio
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1/25/2016: Visually Speaking: This week’s art news and events
LEO Weekly
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1/24/2016: Music, poetry, TED-style talks and panel discussion at Festival of Faiths launch party
Insider Louisville
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1/05/2016: 24 Festivals And Retreats To Revitalize Your Soul In 2016
Huffington Post Religion
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September

9/25/2015: Taking Up Pope’s Call for Openness
Courier Journal
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9/24/2015: Groups Praise Pope’s Climate Cause
Courier Journal
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9/23/2015: Rally Will Support Pope’s Climate Message
Courier Journal
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July

07/16/2015: The Top 8 Spiritual Sites in America
Huffington Post
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07/13/2015: Faith-based Destinations Invite Groups on Spiritual Journeys
Group Tour Media
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Next Avenue
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May

05/22/2015: Pope Francis to issue decree on faith, climate
The Courier Journal
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05/19/2015: In Thomas Merton, conference panelists see a model for racial justice and healing
Religion News Service
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Washington Post
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Huffington Post
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The Christian Century
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Sojourners
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National Catholic Reporter
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05/14/2015: Christopher Pramuk Discusses Thomas Merton and Race Relations in America
WFPL News Radio
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05/13/2015: Festival of Faiths kicks off with Prayer Service
The Courier Journal
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05/12/2015: Festival of Faith to examine ‘Sacred Journeys’
The Courier Journal
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05/11/2015: 2015 Festival of Faiths
Great Day Live, WHAS 11
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05/11/2015: Festival of Faiths to Celebrate Thomas Merton
Insider Louisville
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05/11/2015: Festival of Faiths Brings Merton-Inspired Talks to Louisville
WFPL News
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05/09/2015: Q&A with the Director of Communications for Louisville’s ‘Sundance of the Sacred’
LEO Weekly
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05/08/2015: Ahead of Festival of Faiths, Louisville Pastors Reflect on the Millennial Generation and the Church
WFPL News Radio
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05/06/2015:
WUOL Classical Radio
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05/04/2015: Festival of Faiths ‘Sacred Journeys & the Legacy of Thoams Merton’
Kentucky Educational Television (KET)’s Louisville Life
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April

04/23/2015: 20th Festival of Faiths will focus on Thomas Merton
The Record
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January

01/31/2015: The Many Storeys & Last Days of Thomas Merton
The Voice Tribune
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01/31/2015: Film Celebrating Life of Thomas Merton Premieres in Louisville
WAVE 3 News
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01/31/2015: Archbishop, City Leaders Celebrate Thomas Merton’s 100th Birthday
WDRB News
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01/29/2015: A Birthday Celebration for Thomas Merton
The Courier Journal
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01/29/2015: Thomas Merton Celebration at the Brown Theatre
WHAS11 Great Day Live
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01/21/2015: Special Event to Celebrate Thomas Merton’s 100th Birthday
Insider Louisville
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01/16/2015: Center for Interfaith Relations Will Mark Centenary of Thomas Merton
The Record
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August

08/12/2014: Center for Interfaith Relations Appoints New Managing Director
The Record
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08/07/2014: Sarah Reed Harris Appointed Managing Director of the Center for Interfaith Relations
The Voice-Tribune
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08/05/2014: Center for Interfaith Relations Appoints New Managing Director
WFPL News
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June

06/14/2014: A Friendship Too Short, Captured in Photos to be Exhibited at Lexington Gallery
Lexington Herald Leader
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May

05/19/2014: Festival of Faiths
Ethan Penner’s Blog
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05/16/2014: Six Things Wendell Berry and Gary Snyder Taught Us at the Festival of Faiths
WFPL News
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05/16/2014: Gary Snyder: Poet on the Peak
Poetry Foundation
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05/14/2014: The Gary Snyder Interview: Buddhism ,Beat Poetry and Environmentalism
WFPL 89.3-FM
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05/13/2014: Festival of Faiths Prayer Call Begins Week’s Events
The Courier Journal
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05/12/2014: Festival of Faiths to Explore our Connections with the Natural World
The Courier Journal
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05/07/2014: Louisville Public Media’s Jonathan Bastian interviews Festival of Faiths Presenter Julian Agyeman
WFPL 89.3-FM

December

12/3/2013: Welcoming the Other Through Interreligious Dialogue, Education and Sustainable Action
Huffington Post
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November

11/27/2013: World’s Faith leaders Challenged to Lead Sustainability Revolution
Huffington Post
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11/24/2013: Christy Brown: Religious Leaders Urged to Aid Earth
Courier-Journal
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11/21/2013: No Escaping Reality of Global Warming
The Danville Advocate Messenger
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11/20/2013: Festival Hosts Interfaith Service at the Cathedral
The Record
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11/18/2013: Energy Independence, Energy Dependence
Inhabiting Eden
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11/14/2013: Energy, Faith, Climate on Tap at Festival of Faiths Event
Watchdog Earth, and Courier-Journal
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11/11/2013: Louisville’s Fall festival of Faiths Starts Thursday
WFPL news 89.3 FM
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11/8/2013: Festival of Faiths Fall Forums
WAVE-TV
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11/7/2013: Louisville’s Fascinating Women of Faith
The Voice-Tribune
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11/6/2013: Interfaith Leader to Address Religion Summit
The Record
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October

10/31/2013: Festival of Faiths Set to Begin Fall Forums
The Record
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June

6/15/2013: Dalai Lama Fellows Speak on Festival of Faiths Panel
Dalai Lama Fellows Website
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May

5/28/2013: Sacred Silence
Spiritual Travels
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5/20/2013: The Derby City Embraces ‘Compassion’ with Dalai Lama’s Teaching
Huffington Post
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5/18/2013: Louisville Faith Festival Prepares City for Dalai Lama’s Visit
Huffington Post
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5/17/2013: Sakyong Presents Social Vision at Festival of Faiths
Shambhala Times
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5/17/2013: Festival of Faiths Presents Sacred Silence in Hinduism by Siddheshvari Devi
Vrindavan Times
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5/15/2013: Festival of Faiths Opens With Chants, Prayers and Quiet
Courier-Journal
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5/15/2013: Louisville Festival of Faiths Welcomes Dalai Lama
Examiner.com
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5/15/2013: Behind the Scenes as Louisville Prepares for the Dalai Lama
WHAS
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5/14/2013: Festival of Faiths Hosting Talks on Compassion, Meditation
Courier-Journal
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5/14/2013: Interfaith Prayer Servce Opens the Festival of Faiths
The Record
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5/13/2013: Festival of Faiths Unites Compassion and Diversity
Examiner.com
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5/13/2013: Compassionate Journey – Louisville Will Share its Journey with the Dalai Lama
Courier-Journal
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5/9/2013: Best Bet – Louisville Art Exhibits Focus on Meeting Between Dalai Lama and Thomas Merton
Courier-Journal
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5/8/2013: Compassionate City: Matthieu Ricard
WFPL
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5/8/2013: Siddhesvari Devi to Represent Hinduism at Festival of Faiths, USA
The Vrindavan Times
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5/1/2013: Compassionate City: A Conversation with Louisville’s Father Joe Mitchell
WFPL
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5/1/2013: The 2013 Festival of Faiths Prepares Community for Dalai Lama’s Visit
Natural Awakenings
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April

4/26/2013: Compassionate City: A Conversation with Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel
WFPL
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4/26/2013: Festival of Faiths Will Focus on Compassion
The Record
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4/26/2013: 2013 Festival of Faiths Will Honor Dalai Lama’s Visit
Community
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4/09/2013: The 2013 Festival of Faiths Prepares Community for Dalai Lama’s Visit
Natural Awakenings
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4/07/2013: Nuns’ Mission is Saving Soils
Lexington Herald-Leader
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March

3/23/2013: The Dalai Lama Walks Louisville’s Path to Peace through Compassion
Philadelphia Sunday Sun
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February

2/28/2013: Festival of Faiths Prepares for Dalai Lama Visit
The Highlander Neighborhood Monthly
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2/20/2013: Festival of Faiths to mark visit of the Daial Lama
The Record
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2/20/2013: Louisville’s Festival of Faiths
Spiritual Travels
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2/16/2013: Festival of Faiths events planned around the Dalai Lama’s May visit
Courier-Journal
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2/15/2013: Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer wants the Festival of Faiths to spread compassion
WHAS 11
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2/15/2013: Compassionate City: Preparing for the Dalai Lama’s visit to Louisville
WFPL News 89.3 FM
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