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Educators Honored at Muslim Interfaith Event in Pittsburgh


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The Humanity Day Interfaith Banquet Iftar was held at the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh in Oakland with people of all faiths participating. The event each year honors individuals who promote mutual respect and tolerance in various fields. This year’s focus was on educators.

The four recipients are the Rev. Thomas Hart, former chair and current instructor of religious studies and theology at Saint Vincent College in Unity; Fran Leap, associate professor of religious studies at Seton Hill University in Greensburg; Marinus Iwuchukwu, associate professor of theology at the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts at Duquesne University and Julianne Slogick, teacher of world cultures and comparative religions at Mt. Lebanon High School.

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