Category Archives: Inter-Faith

03 Sep
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World Council of Churches Mourns Death of Bishop John Victor Samuel

  WCC mourns death of Bishop John Victor Samuel Bishop John Victor Samuel. Photo: CCA.   “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” Matthew 5:9 Bishop John Victor Samuel, age 87, one of the pioneers of ...

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30 Jul
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CTBI July News

Creation Time 2018 Our Weekly Focus features a reflection on a topical issue each week.  As we prepare materials for WPCU 2019, this week we look at Christian unity with material from ‘Reconcile Your People’. An updated briefing on the UK Government’s ...

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26 Apr
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Buddhists observe Vesakh

WCC extends greetings as Buddhists observe Vesakh Vesakh ceremony in Uttaradit, Thailand, 1998.   As many Buddhists prepare to observe Vesakh on 29 April – a day commemorating the life and legacy of Gautama Buddha – WCC general secretary Rev. ...

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Ephraim Borowski
06 Sep
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Churches, Jews and Muslims join in urging action on refugee crisis

In its latest response to the refugee crisis, the Church of Scotland is participating in the following joint statement issued in conjunction with the Catholic Church in Scotland, the Muslim Council of Scotland, and the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities. ...

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Nicola Sturgeon
12 Aug
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Glasgow church leaders back politicians’ joint statement on anti-Semitism

Following a meeting with a representative of the Glasgow Jewish Representative Council, several church leaders of Glasgow have welcomed a statement on anti-Semitism issued last February by Scotland’s major political parties, praying for the “continuation of the historically generous hospitality ...

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Rt Rev John Chalmers
20 Mar
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Moderator promotes religious tolerance during Glasgow mosque visit

The Moderator of the General Assembly promoted the importance of religious tolerance during a visit to Glasgow Central Mosque. Rt Rev John Chalmers was a guest as part of Islam Awareness Week where he met with Imam Habib ur Rahman, ...

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St Cadoc's Primary
18 Oct
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Support for first-ever joint faith school

Plans for Catholic and Jewish pupils have received early backing from the Catholic Church.

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14 May
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Vatican’s interreligious dialogue official to visit UK

'The dialogue of religions is a necessary condition for peace in the world.'

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