Christian-Hindu dialogue a “moral imperative” in promoting peace

In Vatican Radio (Vatican Radio) Christians and Hindus are called to be a “light of peace” in order to challenge violence and hatred, a senior cardinal has said. Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran heralded a new chapter in Christian-Hindu relations and said … Continue reading

In Show Of Unity, Pope Francis Marks 500th Anniversary Of Protestant Reformation

In NPR Pope Francis arrived in Sweden on Monday for services marking the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation that split Lutherans and Catholics. He arrived in the southern city of Malmo, and is scheduled to attend an event withleaders … Continue reading

Interfaith Leaders Call on Individuals to Build Peace

From The Irrawaddy Too often, interfaith meetings end in grand declarations, plans, commissions and admonitions on improving relations. Here, though is something simple and true, a most valuable call from this important conference: “If we want to achieve peace, all individuals first need to … Continue reading

News from The Interfaith Center of New York

Catholic-Muslim Joint Action Initiative Report and Action Guidelines   The Interfaith Center of New York through the Catholic-Muslim Joint Action Initiativefrom 2010-2015 has worked to support social services providers and community-based organizations from diverse backgrounds. This program not only fostered … Continue reading

Religious leaders in the DC area walk together for peace

Article from HuffPo In Washington, D.C., on Sunday, the Washington National Cathedral played host to an interfaith pilgrimage of Christians, Jews and Muslims who walked with each other from congregation to congregation, calling for the faithful choose “unity over extremism.” … Continue reading

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomeus continue sterling interfaith example

Many not familiar with the painful history between the Orthodox and the Roman Catholic Churches will not realize how important and encouraging is the relationship between these two visionary church leaders in our time. ——— In a joint declaration signed … Continue reading

Pope Francis, a ‘moment of silent adoration’ in Istanbul’s Blue Mosque

In a gesture designed to highlight his commitment to inter-faith dialogue, Pope Francis conducted a silent prayer alongside a senior Islamic cleric in Istanbul’s Blue Mosque on Saturday. Facing Mecca, Francis bowed his head in prayer for several minutes while standing next … Continue reading