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Ansari family’s $15 million gift to Notre Dame aims to unite global religions

Ansari family’s $15 million gift to Notre Dame aims to unite global religions

Rafat and Zoreen Ansari and their family have made a $15 million gift to the University of Notre Dame for the creation of an institute dedicated to the study of religion around the world.

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Catholic, Muslim leaders champion interfaith dialogue at Notre Dame

Catholic, Muslim leaders champion interfaith dialogue at Notre Dame

Members of different faith traditions can learn from each other through civil discourse that respects real differences, Catholic and Muslim leaders said during a Nov. 20 interfaith dialogue on campus. 

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Experts unpack memes to discuss religion’s rich complexities

Experts unpack memes to discuss religion’s rich complexities

Accomplished journalists, scholars, and thought leaders gathered recently to discuss the complexities of religion at a time when a cascade of social media platforms shapes how people understand and discuss faith and practice. 

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About the Ansari Institute

About the Ansari Institute

The Rafat and Zoreen Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion is dedicated to the study of religion around the world and serves as a center of public deliberation and education through research, teaching, outreach, and interaction with religious communities and the public worldwide.

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