Protecting human freedom and dignity is a vital contribution to peace-building by religious communities, said Ecumenical Patriarch His All-Holiness Bartholomew I as he spoke at the Al-Azhar International Peace Conference on 27-28 April in Egypt.
In a joint communiqué issued on 27 April, delegations from the WCC and the Muslim Council of Elders jointly stressed the importance of valuing diversity, assuring equal rights, and of being able to build mutual relationships with others.
“What is the role of churches in peace-building? How are they actually involved? Which are the ecumenical challenges, and especially which are the ecumenical opportunities that arise from joint efforts at peace building?” These were some of the questions on the table as the Executive of the Joint Working Group of the WCC and the Roman Catholic Church met in Dublin, Ireland on 24-26 April.
May 19, - Jun 01, 2017 Global Ecumenical Theological Institute 2017
Jun - Jun 11, 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Jun - Jun 12, 2017 Executive Committee meeting
Jun - Jun 22, 2017 Commission on Faith and Order meeting
Jun 26, - Jul 14, 2017 Living with and Loving the Neighbour – Peacebuilding in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Jul - Jul 22, 2017 Youth in Asia Training for Religious Amity