interfaith dialogue

Quote by Muhammad Ali
“People from east and west, from north and south, will come to take their places at the feast in the kingdom of God.” [Luke 13.29]When I was at College, I had a friend Peter who is a Catholic and he shared a house with a Muslim called Abdul. They were both very religious people, each in his own way but, despite their differences, they got on very well. And it wasn’t until they had been staying together about six weeks that they had a really big argument about religion. Neither...
Pope Francis is greeted in the Central African Republic, CNA
Pope Francis is due to meet Muslim leaders in the Central African Republic (CAR) today, the final day of his apostolic visit to Africa. He is also scheduled to visit a mosque in the Muslim enclave in the capital Bangui, known as PK5, before concluding his visit with a final Mass.During his visit to the CAR, Pope Francis has called for unity in the country that has been torn by strife between Christians and Muslims, urging its citizens to "avoid the temptation of fear of others".The 78-year-old...
Fr Damian Howard SJ will explore the relationship between Christianity and Islam in a Sunday Seminar at Farm Street Church. The event is part of the celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the central London parish which, prior to 1965, was a Jesuit Mission.The seminars, collectively called Faith, Church and Society - Knowledge, Dialogue and Mission, will cover important, current issues in Church and society. They will explore issues which are relevant for individual Catholics and parish...
 Prof Michael Barnes SJ has taught at Heythrop College since 1981 and is currently Reader and Senior Tutor in Interreligious Relations.  Michael is actively involved in inter-faith relations.  He teaches a course on Catholic Christianity at the Muslim College in Ealing.  Between 2007 and 2009 he was engaged in developing Faiths Together, an innovative educational project which brought persons from different faith communities into direct contact with each other so that they...