Interreligious insights in Pope Francis’ Evangelii Gaudium

When Evangelii Gaudium (the Joy of the Gospel) was released on November 27 of this year, media focused on the dominant element in the Apostolic Exhortation, namely the Pontiff’s  challenge to the debilitating and growing divide between rich and poor. … Continue reading

Francis calls for mutual understanding between Christians and Muslims in letter to Al-Azhar

The Al-Azhar University in Cairo – considered one of the most important centres of Sunni Islamic learning  – has announced that Pope Francis has sent a personal message to the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmed Al Tayyeb. The most important … Continue reading

Pioneers in Hindu-Christian Interspirituality

Merton, Griffiths, and Teasdale by Kurt Johnson, Robert Toth, and Adam Bucko Father Thomas Merton, Father Bede Griffiths, also known as Swami Dhayananda, and Brother Wayne Teasdale – in the lives and legacies of these three interspiritual pioneers we find peacemaking is … Continue reading

Lent, Pagans, and the Cycles of Life

This articles examines the ideal of mutual respect, even appreciation among believers and people of conscience,Lent is a widely practiced time of reflection, repentance and renewal. Yet some Christians believe its observance is wrong. http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/320413…

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