Interreligious Dialogue

Thumbnail catholic jewish 40th Catholic-Jewish Women’s Conference addresses faith and the environment

Nearly 200 people attended the 40th annual Catholic-Jewish Women’s Conference — “Our Planet in Peril: Repairing the Earth Through the Lens of...

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Thumbnail st anthony of padua church in istanbul credit daniel ibanez cna A challenge and a grace – life for Catholics in Turkey

Living as a Catholic in the majority Muslim country of Turkey can be difficult, but it can also be a blessing and a call to witness, says Mexican...

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Thumbnail king abdullah ii bin al hussein of the hashemite kingdom of jordan credit un photo ocha nicole lawrence cna vatican catholic news 8 28 13 Appeal for solidarity marks Jordan’s role in Middle East dialogue

An appeal issued jointly Wednesday by Vatican and Jordanian officials marks the nations’ friendship and common commitment to foster peace and...

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Pope Francis met with leaders of the prominent religions represented in Bosnia and Herzegovina during his day-trip its capital, telling them that...

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Thumbnail flag of colombia credit j stephen conn via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 3 25 14 2 Catholics, Jews and Muslims sign peace statement in Colombia

Catholic, Jewish and Muslim representatives in Colombia have signed a historic joint statement for peace in a July 1 ceremony at the residence of...

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Thumbnail mar gregorios yohanna ibrahim courtesy of aid to the church in need cna 3 13 15 1 Christians in Aleppo offer food to poor Muslims during Ramadan

Despite the war raging around them, Syriac Orthodox Christians in Aleppo have decided to provide food to poor Muslim families throughout the...

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Thumbnail 20150925cnsnw0453 Destruction is always personal, Pope Francis reflects at Ground Zero

After his Friday meeting with loved ones of fallen first responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, the Holy Father said he was reminded...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets sayed ali abbas razawi director of the general scottish ahlul bayt society at the vatican april 5 2017 credit mazur catholicnewsorguk cna Dialogue is essential, Pope Francis tells British Muslim leaders

Vatican City, Apr 5, 2017 / 11:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis met Wednesday with a delegation of Muslim leaders from Great Britain along with...

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Thumbnail muslim woman walking on the roof of ibn tulum mosque march 31 2012 credit hector de pereda via flickr cc by nc 20 cnajpg 1 For Cardinal Mamberti, dialogue with Muslims is a must

Among all the difficult situations in the world, the Middle East situation – including the plight of the region’s Christians – is one of the most...

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Thumbnail boys play soccer on a basketball court in jerusalem credit jonas hansel via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna 12 3 14 For Holy Land youth, sports center to be ground for dialogue, peace

Franciscans in the Holy Land have launched a new project to bring together young people from different cultural and religious backgrounds to share...

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Thumbnail diwali light credit abhinaba basu via flickr cc by 20 cna In Diwali message to Hindus, Vatican officials call for mutual respect

With tensions between Christians and Hindu nationalists in India increasingly on the rise, the Vatican sent a message marking the Hindu feast of...

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Thumbnail interfaith leaders hold objects expressing their belief in pope francis video message on prayer for interreligious dialogue credit apostleship of prayer screenshot cna In first prayer video, Pope stresses interfaith unity: 'We are all children of God'

The Pope’s first-ever video message on his monthly prayer intentions was released Tuesday, highlighting the importance of interreligious dialogue...

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Thumbnail pope francis meets with the grand imam sheik ahmed muhammad al tayyib at the vatican may 23 2016 credit losservatore romano  cna In seismic meeting, Pope Francis embraces top Sunni imam

Pope Francis on Monday embraced the grand imam Sheik Ahmed Muhammad Al-Tayyib during a meeting at the Vatican, a move which is being seen as a step...

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Thumbnail l r rabbi abraham skorka and sheikh omar abboud credit  latin patriarchate of jerusalem cna 5 7 14 Jewish and Muslim leaders to join Pope’s Holy Land trip

A rabbi and a sheikh, both of whom are friends of Jorge Bergoglio from Buenos Aires, will be accompanying him on his pilgrimage to Jordan,...

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Thumbnail pope francis credit daniel ibanez pope tawadros ii of alexandria credit dragan tatic osterreichische auenministerium wikipedia cc 20 cna Our martyrs' blood unites us, Francis tells Coptic Orthodox patriarch

Cairo, Egypt, Apr 28, 2017 / 11:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis closed his first day in Egypt with a visit to Coptic Orthodox Patriarch...

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Thumbnail pope francis meets with members of the korean council of religious leaders at the vatican sept 2 2017 credit losservatore romano cna Pope emphasizes peace-building in meeting with Korean religious leaders

In a meeting with religious leaders from Korea on Saturday, Pope Francis said the world is looking to them for an example of how to work together...

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Thumbnail pope francis 11 with the foundation pontifical scholas ocurrentes feb 3 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna 2 3 16 Pope Francis announces second soccer 'Match for Peace'

Sitting alongside soccer stars such as Ronaldinho and Bryan Ruiz on Wednesday, Pope Francis announced that a second edition of his 2014...

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Thumbnail istanbuls sultan ahmet mosque known as the blue mosque in 2012 credit alan holdren cna Pope Francis' prayer at Blue Mosque 'exactly the same' as Benedict XVI

During Pope Francis’ visit to Istanbul’s Blue Mosque, he paused for a moment of prayer alongside Ankara’s Grand Mufti – a moment of “interreligious...

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