Westminster Interfaith: Promoting Dialogue Between People of Faith

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Westminster Interfaith Newsletter
Addenda – March 2009

When preparing the printed Newsletter we sometimes have items that do not make it into print for lack of space,or maybe the subject is no longer topical by the time of the next issue. Some items that we feel may nevertheless still be of interest are offered under this heading.

"A Culture of Peace Should Permeate All Aspects of Life"

Statement from the Joint Committee for Dialogue of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and the Cairo-based Permanent Committee of al-Azhar for Dialogue Among the Monotheistic Religions after their meeting in Rome on 24th and 25th February 2009.

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Interreligious Dialogue with a difference?

Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of John Paul II Sahel Foundation

VATICAN CITY, 13 FEB 2009 (Vatican Information Service)

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Holocaust Denial is Intolerable and Unacceptable

VATICAN CITY, 12 FEB 2009 (Vatican Information Service)

At midday today, the Holy Father received members of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organisations.

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Religious festivals and events September – December 2008

A lot has happened on the interfaith front, both at home and abroad, throughout 2008, which was designated European Year of Intercultural Dialogue by the European Union and marked the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Barack Obama's religious background

"Anything is possible in America", president elect Barack Obama declared standing before the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, on his way to his inauguration on January 20 as the first African American president of the United States.

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The 11th colloquium of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and the World Islamic Call Society – December 2008

The theme of the Colloquium was "Responsibilities of Religious Leaders especially in Times of Crisis."

The Catholic and the Muslim participants agreed on the following:

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Papal Message on Cultural and Religious Dialogue – December 2008

"Address the Great Challenges That Mark the Post-Modern Age"

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Interreligious Dialogue Seen as Risk and Grace – November 2008

Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, spoke of the benefits and the necessity of dialogue...

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Joint Declaration of Jewish-Catholic Meeting – November 2008

"Every Society Must Respect and Defend Human Dignity"

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