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Current Dialogue Magazine

Current Dialogue offers a platform for debate to those within the ecumenical movement who want to build bridges across religious divides and to their partners of different faiths. The journal contains articles on inter-religious dialogue, news about inter-religious events and related WCC consultation reports.

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WCC hosts historic Sikh-Christian Dialogue in face of “growing need for lasting peace”

WCC hosts historic Sikh-Christian Dialogue in face of “growing need for lasting peace”

The World Council of Churches (WCC) hosted a Sikh-Christian dialogue on 5 July with the theme “Pursuing Peace in a Pluralistic World” to commemorate the 550th birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first guru of the Sikhs.

Global conference on promoting peace cultivates ‘one human family’

Global conference on promoting peace cultivates ‘one human family’

At a conference with the theme “Promoting Peace Together” held in Geneva on 21 May, religious leaders focused on two historic documents related to peace-making. The first, “Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together,” was jointly signed by Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar in Abu Dhabi in February. The second, “Education for Peace in a Multi-Religious World: A Christian Perspective,” jointly prepared by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and the World Council of Churches (WCC), was officially launched at the conference.

Latest issue of Current Dialogue tackles diverse themes

Latest issue of Current Dialogue tackles diverse themes

The latest issue of Current Dialogue tackles diverse themes ranging from Jain approaches to religious plurality to the elimination of nuclear weapons. Marrying theory to practice, it seeks to throw light on the foundations for interreligious engagement of particular religious traditions while also highlighting the various challenges that communities of faith face in contemporary contexts across the world.

Pope Francis says pilgrimage to UAE is a new page in Christian-Islam dialogue

Pope Francis says pilgrimage to UAE is a new page in Christian-Islam dialogue

In his own words, Pope Francis said his pilgrimage this week to the United Arab Emirates wrote a "new page in the history of the dialogue between Christianity and Islam" and in promoting world peace based on brotherhood.

WCC to co-organise Buddhist-Christian conference to commemorate birth centenary of Lynn A De Silva

WCC to co-organise Buddhist-Christian conference to commemorate birth centenary of Lynn A De Silva

The World Council of Churches (WCC) will partner in organising the 13th annual conference of the European Network of Buddhist-Christian Studies to commemorate the birth centenary of Lynn A De Silva, a pioneering figure in Christian-Buddhist dialogue.

WCC sends warm greetings for Rosh Hashanah

WCC sends warm greetings for Rosh Hashanah

World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed warm greetings to members of the Jewish community on the festival of Rosh Hashanah.

Students at interreligious summer school say it ‘breaks down prejudices about the other’

Students at interreligious summer school say it ‘breaks down prejudices about the other’

Christian, Jewish and Muslim students who attended the World Council of Churches (WCC) 2018 Interreligious Summer School at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey said that learning to break down prejudices about the other was a lasting impression from the six-week course.

Consultation explores multiple religious belonging in Latin American context

Consultation explores multiple religious belonging in Latin American context

A theological consultation in Matanzas, Cuba explored the pastoral and theological questions that the phenomenon of multiple religious belonging poses to Christian churches in Latin America.

WCC general secretary sends greetings to Muslims for Eid al Fitr

WCC general secretary sends greetings to Muslims for Eid al Fitr

Marking the end of Ramadan, or Eid al Fitr, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) offered greetings to the worldwide Muslim community.

Christian and Muslim promote spiritual solidarity

Christian and Muslim promote spiritual solidarity

Nayla Tabbara is a Sunni Muslim scholar. Fadi Daou is a Maronite priest and theologian. Both are from Lebanon. Together they have discovered something startling about God.