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.
Buddhist, Christian, Jewish and Muslim representatives joined voices on 7 December, calling for moral leadership by all the world's faiths in helping mobilise for the effort to abolish nuclear weapons.
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.
When I was younger I used to rejoice in argument. Now I’m tired of it, even though I’m in a line of work where (in terms of the media and politics interface) polarisation is the way you are expected to play the game.
Pluralistic societies offer the church opportunity and challenge, the moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Trinidad and Tobago told leaders of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches last week. He called for an all-embracing liberation theology.