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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Love, Peace and Harmony in Perth

Des Cahill in Perth

Many faith groups celebrated the UN observance of the International Day of Peace on Sunday 22 September at the Palms Community Centre in Subiaco. There was a significant turn out in the order of over 100 people; with great diversity across many religions, political standpoints, ethnic origins and age groups

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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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Korean DMZ Conference of Interfaith Leaders

Korea DMZ Sentry

For the first time in sixty years on October 26th, 2013, an international peace conference was held at the recently constructed DMZ Peace Conference Center and Plaza within the restricted zone and but fifty metres from the southern line of the demilitarized area within sight of the North Korean and South Korean observation points.

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