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Strengthening inter-religious trust and respect

This project attempts to strengthen inter-religious trust and respect through bilateral and multilateral dialogues, regional and cross-cultural encounters on topics like religion and violence, perceptions of "the other", and the search for identity in pluralistic societies.
Strengthening inter-religious trust and respect

Water for Peace Ceremony with inter-religious guests at the WCC 10th Assembly

This project attempts to strengthen inter-religious trust and respect through bilateral and multilateral dialogues, regional and cross-cultural encounters on topics like religion and violence, perceptions of "the other", and the search for identity in pluralistic societies.

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Youth in Asia Training for Religious Amity

Youth in Asia Training for Religious Amity

08 - 22 July 2017 Jakarta, Indonesia

This two-week residential training programme is for young leaders aged between 20-35 years from the WCC member churches from Asia. Centred on the theme “Passionately Christian and Compassionately Interreligious” the training will equip participants to engage in ministries of justice and peace in pluralistic contexts from an interreligious perspective.

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“Walking Together” project explores pilgrimage traditions

“Walking Together” project explores pilgrimage traditions

As part of an ongoing, multiyear project called “Walking Together,” an international and interreligious group met in Nicosia, Cyprus, from 6-8 December to explore different facets of the theme “Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace,” which undergirds the World Council of Church’s programmatic focus.

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Second Bible study on stateless persons available for Advent use

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