Interreligious dialogue in the teaching of the Catholic Church

Cardinal Tauran

Vatican City, 12 November 2013 (VIS) – A press conference was held in the Holy See Press Office this morning to present the book “Il Dialogo Interreligioso nell’Insegnamento Ufficiale della Chiesa Cattolica (1963-2013)” (“Interreligious Dialogue in the Official Teaching of the Catholic Church, (1963-2013)”).

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Religions must avoid engendering a spirit of superiority or exclusion

kaicid

Vatican City, 19 November 2013 (VIS) – Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, gave an address at today’s inaugural session of the King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Centre for Inter-religious and Inter-cultural Dialogue (KAICIID). The centre is an independent organisation based in Vienna and founded by Saudi Arabia, Austria and Spain, to which the Holy See adheres in the role of Founding Observer.

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Asian Immigrants and Religion

Migrants on boat

An international bilingual workshop on “Asian Immigrants and Religion” was held outside Seoul from October 22nd – 24th 2013, hosted by the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace (ACRP), often known as Religions for Peace Asia. It was organized by ACRP’s Seoul Peace Education Center and sponsored by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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