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Strengthening inter-religious trust and respect

The WCC 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

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The WCC 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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مجلس الكنائس العالمي والمجلس البابوي للحوار بين الأديان يصدران وثيقة عنوانها "خدمة عالم مُثخن بالجراح"

مجلس الكنائس العالمي والمجلس البابوي للحوار بين الأديان يصدران وثيقة عنوانها "خدمة عالم مُثخن بالجراح"

أصدر مجلس الكنائس العالمي والمجلس البابوي للحوار بين الأديان وثيقة مشتركة بعنوان "خدمة عالم مُثخن بالجراح في روح من التضامن بين الأديان: دعوة مسيحية للتدبر والتصرف في خضم مرض كوفيد-19 وما بعده". وتهدف هذه الوثيقة إلى تشجيع الكنائس والمنظمات المسيحية على التدبر في أهمية التضامن بين الأديان في عالم تضربه جائحة كوفيد-19".

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Letter from the WCC Interim General Secretary for the Jewish New Year/RoshHashanah 2020

World Council of Churches (WCC) interim general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca sent joyful greetings to Jewish friends and colleagues across the world on the occasion of Rosh Hashanah 2020 and the forthcoming High Holy Days.

“Serving a Wounded World in Interreligious Solidarity: A Christian Call to Reflection and Action During COVID-19 and Beyond”

The World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID) released a joint document, “Serving a Wounded World in Interreligious Solidarity: A Christian Call to Reflection and Action During COVID-19 and Beyond.” Its purpose is to encourage churches and Christian organizations to reflect on the importance of interreligious solidarity in a world wounded by the COVID-19 pandemic. The document offers a Christian basis for interreligious solidarity that can inspire and confirm the impulse to serve a world wounded not only by COVID-19 but also by many other wounds.

2020 Eid Greeting

On behalf of the World Council of Churches (WCC), WCC acting general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca sent warm greetings to all Muslims around the world celebrating Eid al-Fitr.