Category Archives: Inter-Faith

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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02 May
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Vatican invites Buddhists to help build culture of life

'Noble teachings on the sanctity of human life' are highlighted.

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19 Oct
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Vatican intent on avoiding any hint of syncretism in Assisi

Next week's event will be presented as a pilgrimage.

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