Rabbi Skorka: What my friendship with Pope Francis taught me about interfaith dialogue

This February, I will be a participant with my friend Pope Francis at a “Global Conference on Human Fraternity” hosted by the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi. It seeks a common framework of cooperation among religious leaders to achieve peace and … Continue reading

Faith Minister launches national tour to celebrate the role of faith communities

Faith Minister Lord Bourne today (4 December 2018) embarked on his latest national Faith Tour to shine a spotlight on the central role faith institutions play in building strong, resilient communities. The tour – ‘Belief in communities: bridging divides and … Continue reading

‘It’s a unifying experience’: Winona Interfaith Council brings religious, spiritual communities together for Thanksgiving service

On Tuesday, more than 50 people of differing beliefs came together for a Thanksgiving service during which a person from each of five different faiths — Bahá’í, Hindu, Christian, Jewish and Zen-Buddhist — spoke from their own perspectives about gratitude … Continue reading

Holiday Heroes: Thanksgiving with the Jewish Relief Agency

This week’s Holiday Heroes spotlights those who make up the Jewish Relief Agency. A project that began with just 3 volunteers serving 19 families has grown into one of the area’s most impactful organizations, with 1,000 volunteers serving 3,000 families every month. … Continue reading