Category - interreligious dialogue

  • February 8, 2016

    The annual meeting  between the officials of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and the staff of the Office for Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation of the World Council of Churches took place in Geneva 3-4 February. Appropriately this was during Interfaith Harmony Week.

  • February 5, 2016

    the World Council of Churches, along with the General Board of Church and Society of The United Methodist Church and the General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists has promoted the 2nd Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-Based Organisations in International Affairs, under the theme of 'Religion, Violence and Extremism'.

  • January 18, 2015

    “Every religion has dignity; every religion that respects life”, remarked Pope Francis at a press conference during a visit to Asia. This included a visit to a Buddhist temple while he was in Sri Lanka.

  • January 15, 2015

    A major inter-religious dialogue centre and a leading world churches' body are seeking to work together to promote constructive conversation.

  • July 26, 2014

    ‘It looks as if the end could be very near.’ This was the emotional response of Canon Andrew White, the Vicar of Baghdad this morning, when asked about the prospects for Christianity in Iraq. He was at pains to stress that Christians and Muslims in Iraq have lived and worked together peacefully for centuries: it is terrorism, not Islam that is the problem.

  • January 9, 2013

    Core religious issues of Jewish-Christian relations intertwine with complex current political realities, says Dr Clare Amos from the World Council of Churches.

  • May 8, 2012

    A recent London discussion of Christian-Muslim relations illustrated in an enlivening way the need for developing conversation and exchange to take place at a number of levels, says Dr Harry Hagopian. Intellectuals and theologians can set the tone on key issues, but Christians and Muslims alike have a responsibility in communal, political and inter-prersonal engagements to deal truthfully, to confront prejudices, to speak out against faith-based discrimination and to tackle the roots of extremism wherever they are found.

  • April 21, 2012

    On the Umbrian hill town known as the home of Saint Francis, a conference looked at how to increase interaction between faiths and cultures.

  • January 27, 2012

    A broad range of Christian churches and groups have met to make recommendations for significant advances in Christian unity and interreligious cooperation.

  • January 6, 2012

    Pilgrims to the Holy Land who are searching for the roots of Christianity can also gain a rich understanding of other religions, says a leading Franciscan.