Muslim World League, Vatican Bolster Interfaith Dialogue

Riyadh- Asharq Al Awsat Muslim World League Chief Mohammed Al-Issa and President of the Pontifical Council for Interfaith Dialogue Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran on Saturday signed a cooperation agreement on achieving common objectives. Under the terms of this, the two parties … Continue reading

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

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

The only viable strategy for the Vatican

http://www.examiner.com/x-30995-NY-Church–State-Examiner~y2010m4d7-The-only-viable-strategy-for-the-Vatican The Vatican continues its self-destructive response to the firestorm threatening the Roman Catholic Church. There is a Vatican response that offers hope. But does the Church have the spiritual resources needed to succeed? … Continue reading