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November 13, 2023

Weekly global religious, spiritual and nonreligious observance information

Submitted by David Yetter

The President's Committee on Religion, Spirituality and Nonreligious Diversity presents the global observance information for Nov. 13-19. 

World Kindness Day: Random Acts of Kindness — Monday, Nov. 13. Tradition: World Pantheist Movement. Day encouraging kindness throughout the year, celebrated with random acts of kindness on the day.

Nativity Fast — Wednesday, Nov. 15, through Sunday, Dec. 24. Tradition: Christianity-Orthodox. Period of ascetic discipline in preparation for the celebration of Christmas — the Feast of the Nativity.

International Day for Tolerance — Thursday, Nov. 16. Tradition: World Pantheist Movement. United Nations promulgated international observance of religious tolerance.

American Indian/Indigenous Heritage Month, Nov. 1-30. 

The President's Committee on Religious, Spiritual and Nonreligious Diversity welcomes those of all global religious, spiritual and nonreligious commitments. Further, we welcome any suggestions, questions or other comments. Please contact the committee's interim chair, David Yetter, at dyetter@k-state.edu