Sheikh Abdullah tells of need for greater interfaith dialogue

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, closed the first day of the World Government Summit on Sunday night with a call for religious tolerance and a warning that countries must stand up to all forms … Continue reading

Top cleric urges Middle East’s Muslims to ’embrace’ Christians

The head of Sunni Islam’s highest seat of learning has urged the Middle East’s Muslims to “embrace” local Christians. Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, the grand imam of al-Azhar in Egypt, told an interfaith meeting in Abu Dhabi attended by Pope Francis … Continue reading

Camille Paglia on the Value of Interreligious Knowledge

In a recent interview with Spectator|USA, Professor Paglia is asked to comment on “multiculturalism.” She cites the following as distilling her argument from Provocations, her most recently published collection of essays: What is true multiculturalism? As I repeatedly argue in Provocations, comparative religion is … 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