ROME (RNS) The slaughter in Paris of 129 people and injuring of hundreds has intensified the debate in Europe about whether Syrian refugees pose a threat. The debate has spilled across the Atlantic.
Articles tagged “interfaith”
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) A megachurch pastor wants to create a “third way” for evangelicals and Muslims to come together — via Jesus’ parable of the good Samaritan.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Although mainline Christians have worked together for years on interfaith initiatives, the work of evangelicals and Muslims is a newer dimension in efforts to foster religious understanding.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The selection of this city for one of the largest interfaith meetings in the world is no coincidence, but a clear sign that both the Parliament of the World’s Religions and the LDS church have evolved.
(RNS) It’s another “first” for the little-known but influential movement known as Reconstructionist Judaism.
A MEJDI trip might include a visit to Jesus’ birthplace of Bethlehem — but also a meeting with an imam to talk about Jerusalem’s importance to Islam, and a Shabbat meal with an Orthodox Jewish family.
NEW YORK (RNS) Pope Francis asked God to “look on us, people of all faiths and religious traditions, who gather today on this hallowed ground, the scene of unspeakable violence and pain.”
(Reuters) A Florida gun dealer who received national attention for declaring his store a “Muslim Free Zone” will host a Muslim civil rights leader in his gun class on Saturday, both men said.
ROME (RNS) Organizers estimated a crowd of 5,000 reached St. Peter’s Square to celebrate the pontiff’s tough stance on climate change, after parading through Rome under a canopy of painted banners.