Category Archives: Roman Catholicism

Supporting Our Teens

Supporting Our Teens: A Multifaith Community Response Faith communities from diverse traditions will offer a forum on Supporting Our Teens: A Multifaith Community Response on Monday, August 31, 7:00 pm at the Cubberley Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. … Continue reading

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An Orthodox rejection of Ecumenism

The effort to bring together different religious traditions presents particular challenges, but sometimes even getting the members of a single tradition in the same room is even more difficult. A group of Orthodox clergy in Greece have published a statement … Continue reading

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New/Old Tensions betweenCatholics and Jews

A statement from the US Council of Bishops last week has stirred up some long-standing tensions between the Roman Catholic Church and the Jewish community. On June 18, 2009, the  Committee on Doctrine and Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI and the Jews

Pope Benedict XVI traveled to Israel this week, highlighting some questions about his attitude toward Judaism. Although he has personally affirmed his sympathy on Jewish questions, some of his decisions, such as reinstating a schismatic Bishop who denied the Holocaust … Continue reading

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Pope: Dialogue “a Sacred Duty”

Addressing the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations, which has been involved in dialogues with the Vatican for 30 years, Pope Benedict XVI affirmed the need for interreligious dialogue in today’s world: “In our troubled world, so frequently marked by … Continue reading

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Muslim Scholars at the Vatican

PARIS (Reuters) – Muslim scholars make a rare visit to the Vatican next week to discuss with Pope Benedict and Roman Catholic experts how to overcome mutual suspicion and ignorance between Christianity and Islam. Twenty-four signatories of A Common Word, … Continue reading

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Save the Date: December 13

  Make a World of Difference Community Conference at Santa Clara University                   Dear Friend,   The Carry the Vision Community Nonviolence Conference (CTV) has successfully worked to build bridges of peace within our greater community for … Continue reading

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