Pope appoints Sri Lankan as Secretary of Vatican’s inter-religious dialogue body

Pope Francis on July 3 appointed Sri Lankan priest, Msgr. Indunil Janakaratne Kodithuwakku Kankanamalage as Secretary of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. The 52-year-old monsignor has been serving as the Under-secretary of the Council since 2012. Pope Francis … Continue reading

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