The 4th Islamo-Christian Marian Day in the Basilica of Our Lady of Africa in Algiers highlighted « Woman, the driving force of Africa ». In the context of the 150th anniversary of their founding the White Sisters were in the spotlight because … Lire la suite →
Pierrette Pelletier invited Mrs. Sokhna Astou Niane Diop to give a presentation on May 19th about the luminous dimensions of Islam to the JPIC-ED animators and all the Sisters of Montreal who could attend. Pierrette presented Astou to the group: … Lire la suite →
Christians and Muslims side by side in a church of Décines (Rhone) in France. The image is symbolic, and St Peter’s church is packed. Muslims and Christians of many faiths: Armenians, Evangelists, Catholics, Protestants … were among the participants at … Lire la suite →
« Seekers of God, we are committed to meet in order to share our differences. We want to grow in mutual understanding as well as in respect for, and listening to, each person ! We desire to enrich our dialogue by … Lire la suite →
The mayor of Pierrefonds-Roxboro organized a multireligious event to mark the «Day of Remembrance and Action against islamophobia and all forms of discrimination» on the occasion of the 2nd anniversary of the attack on the Great Mosque of Quebec (29/1/2017). … Lire la suite →
In February Celina Natanek, animator of the islamo-christian group, organized a showing of the film « Of gods and men » followed by a discussion. This was a follow-up of the group discussion about the beatification of the martyrs of Algeria … Lire la suite →
As part of the diocesan consultation « For a new dynamic in the Church of Ghardaia », Chantal Vankalck (Smnda) and Christophe Ravanel (sj) presented the theme « Between dialogue and announcement: which path of Incarnation? »at the ongoing training session they facilitated. There … Lire la suite →
The Ouagadougou diocesan commission for Islamo-Cristian dialogue organized a formation session on « The mission of parish committees for islamo-christian dialogue in a context of violence and growing extremism ». The 80 participants came from 22 parishes of the Archdiocese … Lire la suite →
As part of « Welcome to Villeurbanne », the theme for the year in the city of Villeurbanne (Lyon), the local elected officials together with the Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities organized an encounter and sharing in the Community Life Cutural Center on … Lire la suite →
We have received a great deal of information about the beatification of the 19 brothers and sisters martyred in Algeria. Here we want to underline what Muslims have said about this event and about those Christians with whom they had … Lire la suite →
The day after Christmas we welcomed 22 women, including 4 younger ones, around the lit Christmas tree. It was an encounter full of joy and the witness of friendship. At the moment of introductions, we recalled the names of the … Lire la suite →
« Where the Lord has sent you, may you be able to contribute to making the culture of encounter grow, to be at the service of a dialogue that, in respect of the differences, is able to draw richness from others’ … Lire la suite →
Fifty young Christians and Muslims ages 20-25 are meeting 8-18 July for an Emerging Peacemakers Forum offering training in peacemaking and reconciliation at the Churchill College of Cambridge University in the UK. They will meet with international religious leaders, including the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and president of the Muslim Council of Elders Prof. Dr Ahmad Al-Tayyeb. Read more.
The celebration of this day expresses the desire fro peace of persons of all religions, as well as non-believers. It is a step to see our world change. Living together in peace is all about accepting differences and having the ability to listen, to recognize, to respect and to appreciate others, as well as living in a peaceful and united way. With a new vision, we can collectively generate and convey a profound change to build the society of tomorrow and propose a tool to express, loud and clear, this will to learn better living and doing together. The more numerous we are to choose “living better together», the more our commitment will change the world. Read more.