Pope to bless Bethlehem icon at All Saints Anglican Church

The blessing of a newly commissioned icon of Christ the Saviour sets the stage for Pope Francis’ historic visit to the Anglican Church of All Saints on Sunday. It’s the first time a pope has ever visited an Anglican place of worship in his diocese of Rome and it comes as the centerpiece of celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of the community.

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Interreligious Dialogue

Interreligious Dialogue, directly or indirectly, is at the forefront of mainstream media. To disregard its critical place in the Church and World of today is not an option.

The line between religious and secular leadership at this time is increasingly blurred. In fact it seems that there are many throughout the world today who believe that religion is obsolete, irrelevant. 

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Pope Francis to Rabbis: Torah manifests God's paternal love

Pope Francis received his long-time friend from his native Argentina, Rabbi Abraham Skorka, on Thursday, along with a delegation of Jewish leaders involved in the preparation of a new edition of the Torah.

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Bangladesh: Islamic leader promises protection to Christians and Hindus

At a seminar for Interreligious Dialogue, organized  by the Commission for Dialogue and Ecumenism at St. Michael's Church, Chalna parish of Bangladesh and attended by representatives from three different religions, an Islamic leader promised protection to Christians and Hindus.

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Meeting between the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and Al-Azhar Al Sharif Centre for Dialogue

The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue has announced today that its president, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, accompanied by Bishop Miguel Angel Áyuso Guixot and Msgr. Khaled Akasheh, respectively secretary and head official for Islam of the dicastery, will travel to Cairo, Egypt from Wednesday 22 to Thursday 23 February to attend a seminar at the Al-Azhar University, on the theme “The role of al-Azhar al-Sharif and of the Vatican in countering the phenomenon of fanaticism, extremism and violence in the name of religion”.

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