Carnegie Foundation and Elijah Interfaith Institute to Draft Friendship Pact for World Religions

  The Carnegie Foundation and The Elijah Interfaith Institute have announced that they are working on a historic friendship treaty between the world’s largest religions, intending to invite senior leaders from various world faiths—such as the Dalai Lama, the Pope, … 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

Religious Leaders commit to the eradication of slavery

According to the latest edition of the he Walk Free Foundation’s Global Slavery Index, almost 36 million people are trapped in slavery of some kind. Pope Francis gathered religious leaders at the Vatican to commit to working together for the eradication of slavery … 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