Category - interfaith

  • 28 Sep 2011

    The Geneva Interfaith Forum on Climate Change, Environment and Human Rights is an informal group of faith-based NGOs that gathered in September 2011 to reaffirm the responsibility of each faith and spiritual tradition to care for the environment and to play a role in addressing climate change and its impact on the human rights of the world’s population. This is its call for action.

  • 17 Jul 2011

    Speaking in Britain, Desmond Tutu has said that God calls us to be his partners in changing a "crazy" world of extreme inequality.

  • 6 Jun 2011

    An inter-faith peace walk is due to take place on Saturday 11 June, in what is being called by the organisers the ‘holy city’ of Southall, west London.

  • 29 Mar 2011

    Questioning the coherence of the newly-initiated World Interfaith Harmony Week, Michael Marten says that if neither 'faith' nor 'religion' really serve as useful comparative or relational concepts, it is perhaps intellectually more honest, and practically more fruitful, to abandon the pretence of ‘interfaith’ dialogue in favour of simple ‘interhuman’ dialogue.

  • 29 Jan 2011

    A keynote seminar discussing multiculturalism in Scotland, the Islamic faith and Muslims, has been held by the Church of Scotland and PROCMURA.

  • 24 Feb 2010

    Buddhists, Hindus, Jews and Muslims could join Christians in persuading global leaders to agree ambitious, sustainable goals at the next global talks on climate change by joining forces, says the new WCC chief.

  • 23 Jan 2010

    Leaders from the main religious communities across Stoke-on-Trent are today making a united stand against an anti-Muslim march which they believe is inciting racism, intolerance and xenophobia in the area.

  • 2 Dec 2009

    Interfaith Action for Peace in Africa has won the Paul Carus Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Interreligious Movement by the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions.

  • 9 Nov 2009

    British Muslims and Christians aged 18-25 are uniting to urge the UK government to press for significant progress in tackling climate change at the international summit due in Copenhagen next month.

  • 6 Nov 2009

    Over 100 faith leaders have written to the United Nations Secretary-General ahead of a crucial international meeting on corruption. They insist that corruption is underming attempts to reduce global poverty.