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Interfaith Pope Francis

Pope marks five years since signing document on human fraternity

Dialogue, solidarity and recognising each other as brothers and sisters are key to defeating “the dark shadows of injustice, hatred and war”, Pope Francis said on Sunday. Source: CNS.

Interfaith Pope Francis

Pope condemns antisemitism as a sin

In a letter addressed to “my Jewish brothers and sisters in Israel”, Pope Francis expressed his heartbreak at the violence unleashed by the Hamas attack on Israel in October and repeated the Church’s condemnation of all forms of antisemitism and anti-Judaism. Source: CNS.

Interfaith Memorial

Hundreds attend Christmas interfaith remembrance service

Hundreds of people took part in the 10th annual Christmas Interfaith Remembrance Service hosted by Catholic Cemeteries and Crematoria at Sydney’s St Mary’s Cathedral on Sunday. Source: The Catholic Weekly. 

Interfaith Peace

Faiths unite for peace in Holy Land

Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has called on people of all faiths to unite in a shared commitment to promoting peace in a world struggling with the horrors of war, especially in the Holy Land. Source: The Catholic Weekly.


Religious and political leaders break bread at interfaith breakfast

Australia’s political and religious leaders have broken bread inside Parliament House for the seventh ACU Interfaith Parliamentary Breakfast. Source: Australian Catholic University.


Interfaith gathering an ‘opportunity to live out Pope’s teaching’

More than 6000 people representing scores of religions and belief systems are expected to convene in Chicago this week for what organisers bill as the world’s largest gathering of interfaith leaders. Source: NCR Online.

Interfaith Southeast Asia

Indonesia’s top court issues circular against interfaith marriage

Indonesia’s top court has issued a circular requesting courts not approve interfaith marriages, which contradicts the court’s 1986 ruling which makes interfaith marriages legal in the Muslim-majority nation. Source: UCA News.

Interfaith Pope Francis

Pope Francis condemns burning of Koran

Pope Francis said the burning of the Muslim holy book, the Koran, has made him angry and disgusted and that he condemned and rejected permitting the act as a form of freedom of speech. Source: Sight Magazine.

History In The Dioceses Interfaith

Queensland Holocaust museum to open in partnership with Brisbane Archdiocese

Queensland’s first Holocaust museum, in the heart of Brisbane’s Catholic cathedral precinct, was officially unveiled on Friday. Source: Brisbane Archdiocese.