interreligious dialogue

  • September 16, 2011

    Religious leaders in Jerusalem are more willing than ever before to take part in dialogue with members of other faiths despite growing political tensions.

  • July 14, 2011

    Moving beyond tolerance of differences to appreciation is both the aim and the outcome of a 2011 summer course on 'Building an interfaith community' at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland. Theodore Gill of the World Council of Churches explains the background.

  • June 6, 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.

  • March 29, 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.

  • February 3, 2011

    The annual observation of a world-wide Interfaith Harmony Week is taking place during the first seven days of February 2011.

  • November 9, 2010

    The Vatican's Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue and the Islamic Culture and Relations Organisation of Tehran are meeting from 9 to 11 November.

  • February 8, 2010

    Christians and Muslims in Wales have come together for a two-day consultation aimed at strengthening relations and enabling practical cooperation in tackling religious extremism and discrimination.

  • November 24, 2009

    For the first time in northern Nigeria, a Muslim state governor has accepted an invitation to a church revival programme during which he called for unity and peaceful co-existence between the country's Christians and Muslims.

  • November 15, 2009

    At its recent biannual meeting, the Board of Trustees of the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions elected as its chair Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid. The new leader's term of office begins on 1 January 2010.

  • October 2, 2009

    The current and incoming General Secretaries of the World Council of Churches have said that honest conversation is the basis of meaningful interfaith encounter and the hopeful collaboration that can spring from it.