interfaith dialogue

Bishop-prophet Casaldàliga, in his own words (II) - 'The 21st century will make an option for the excluded or it will not be Christian' Viewpoints

As our modest little tribute to Pedro Casaldàliga – the Spanish-born ‘bishop of the poor’ of the Brazilian Amazon and indeed the world over who died Saturday at 92 – we at Novena are publishing texts from the prophet and poet in which he himself explains some of his visionary and intensely gospel-driven ideas for the Church and the world.

EU Bishops of COMECE label Hagia Sophia mosque decision 'a blow to interreligious dialogue' Press releases

COMECE, the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union, has labelled Turkey’s decision to reconvert the Istanbul monument of Hagia Sophia into a mosque “a blow to interreligious dialogue”, as CEC, the Conference of European Churches, has warned the move could “potentially create fertile ground for religious hatred and subsequent violence”.