Loading
Lay Catholic-Jewish conference intended to intensify community relations

.- Lay Catholics and Jews will meet at the Vatican for a five-day conference aimed at intensifying relations between the two faith groups and developing increased local activities on humanitarian issues. The conference will run from Oct. 21 to 25. Representatives from 20 or more U.S. cities are expected to participate.

The meeting is being organized by the Interreligious Information Center in cooperation with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the National Council of Synagogues and the Religious Action Center of the Union for Reform Judaism.

Cardinal William Keeler of Baltimore is working with Cardinal Walter Kasper, president of the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews to facilitate the meeting.

Cardinal Keeler is the episcopal moderator of Catholic-Jewish Relations for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

It is hoped that this meeting will be expanded in 2008 to include Muslim representatives and held in the United States.

Those interested in participating should click on: www.iicreligion.com


Ads by AdsLiveMedia(What's this?)

* The number of messages that can be online is limited. CNA reserves the right to edit messages for content and tone. Comments and opinions expressed by users do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of CNA. CNA will not publish comments with abusive language, insults or links to other pages

RESOURCES »

Ads by Google (What's this?)

Featured Videos

Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Testimony of young Indian who met Pope in Korea
Preparations of the Closing Mass of 6th Asian Youth Day
Missionary of Charity, Korea
Testimony of Christian Love during Pope's Visit to Korea
Religious Sisters in South Korea react to Pope Francis kissing a baby
Warm atmosphere during Holy Mass at Daejeon World Cup Stadium
Images inside Pope Francis flight to South Korea
The tombs of the early Christians
Missionaries of Africa, called "the White Fathers"
Italian youth give testimony after mission to Peru
Interview with Iraqi Ambassador to the Holy See on the persecution of Christians
New book 'The Vatican unknown'
A Look at India from Rome
3D Church mapping
#PAUSEforPeace Initiative
Dedicating art to San Juan de la Cruz
A state without territory elects new government
The renewal of the Legionaries of Christ
Presentation of the book "The Pastor"
Aug
29

Liturgical Calendar

August 29, 2014

The Passion of Saint John the Baptist

All readings:
Today »
This year »

Catholic Daily

Gospel of the Day

Mk 6:17-29

Gospel
Date
08/29/14
08/28/14
08/27/14

Daily Readings


First Reading:: 1 Cor 1: 17-25
Gospel:: Mk 6: 17-29

Homily of the Day

Mk 6:17-29

Homily
Date
08/29/14
08/28/14
08/27/14

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com
     HTML
Text only
Headlines
  

Follow us: