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Interreligious dialogue - Latest News
Aug 12, 2016 - 06:01 am .- A Vatican bishop spoke out last week stressing that while few Muslims are terrorists, there are passages in the Quran advocating violence that can’t be ignored, and must be clarified from within the Muslim community.
Jun 17, 2016 - 12:08 am .- Despite the war raging around them, Syriac Orthodox Christians in Aleppo have decided to provide food to poor Muslim families throughout the Islamic month of Ramadan.
Feb 5, 2016 - 06:02 am .- Sitting alongside soccer stars such as Ronaldinho and Bryan Ruiz on Wednesday, Pope Francis announced that a second edition of his 2014 interreligious match for peace will take place in May.
Jan 7, 2016 - 04:40 am .- The Pope’s first-ever video message on his monthly prayer intentions was released Tuesday, highlighting the importance of interreligious dialogue and the beliefs different faith traditions hold in common, such as the figure of God and love.
Nov 26, 2015 - 02:15 am .- In light of recent terror attacks in Kenya and abroad, Pope Francis began the second day of his trip to Africa stressing the need for interreligious leaders to work together for peace.   
Oct 28, 2015 - 11:04 am .- Pope Francis marked Wednesday's anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's declaration on the relation of the Church to non-Christian religion by saying the world looks to religious believers for their ability to pray.
Sep 25, 2015 - 10:46 am .- 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 that violence can never be impersonal.
Jun 6, 2015 - 03:24 pm .- Pope Francis met with leaders of the prominent religions represented in Bosnia and Herzegovina during his day-trip its capital, telling them that if fraternal dialogue is fostered, the country – once torn by war and ethnic divisions – could become sign of peace for the world.
May 13, 2015 - 06:22 am .- 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 compelling, says a former top Vatican diplomat who adds that dialogue with Islam must be fostered.
Apr 22, 2015 - 12:01 am .- Rabbi Elio Toaff, the first rabbi to welcome a Pope to a Roman synagogue, died Sunday at the age of 99. Pope Francis remembered him with gratitude, praising him as “a man of peace and dialogue.”
Apr 14, 2015 - 06:20 am .- Pope Francis will meet with a vast array of different groups during his daytrip to Bosnia, which is a visit Sarajevo’s cardinal says could help ease political and ethnic tensions after the country’s recent war.
Mar 27, 2015 - 12:03 am .- The brother and widow of two British aid workers killed by Islamic State militants last autumn were among the participants in yesterday’s General Audience, during which they briefly met with Pope Francis and received his blessing.
Feb 15, 2015 - 04:05 am .- It is hard to ignore the fact that religious intolerance has reached a boiling point the world over in the past year or so.
Jan 31, 2015 - 04:03 pm .- The head of the Indian Catholic Youth Movement, Bishop Hendry D'Souza of Bellary, has raised his voice about the necessity of religious tolerance and interreligious dialouge in India.
Jan 14, 2015 - 02:31 pm .- On Wednesday evening following his scheduled events, Pope Francis made a brief, unplanned visit to a Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka in a gesture of interreligious dialogue, the Holy See press officer has said.
Dec 4, 2014 - 12:03 pm .- Pope Francis' visit to Turkey was highly appreciated by Muslims because of the care and interest he demonstrated for them, and for his acknowledgement that not all Muslims are terrorists, a local scholar has said.
Dec 4, 2014 - 02:05 am .- Franciscans in the Holy Land have launched a new project to bring together young people from different cultural and religious backgrounds to share in the “common language” of sports.  
Dec 3, 2014 - 05:35 am .- In his weekly general audience Pope Francis recalled the activities of his recent trip to Turkey, and prayed that the visit would lead to a more fruitful ecumenical and interreligious dialogue.
Dec 1, 2014 - 02:10 pm .- 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 priest Father Ruben Tierrablanca Gonzalez.  
Nov 29, 2014 - 06:04 am .- 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 dialogue” which mirrored that of his predecessor.