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  • First synagogue in 500 years to open in Sicily

    First synagogue in 500 years to open in Sicily

    The Catholic Archdiocese of Palermo will transfer a chapel to the Jewish community there. Archbishop of Palermo, Corrado Lorefice says, “This transfer is the product of a genuine friendship and ongoing dialogue between the church and Palermo’s Jewish community.”

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    Catholic-Muslim dialogue opens to support American Muslims

    “The bishops’ priority at the moment is to listen to (Muslims’) concerns, their fears, their needs … and so discern how we as Catholics can help them achieve their goals of full participation in their communities,” said Anthony Cirelli, associate director of the Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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  • Christmas a day of service for Michigan Muslims and Jews

    Christmas a day of service for Michigan Muslims and Jews

    In an effort to fight growing acts of hatred against religious minorities, Detroit-area Muslims and Jews have been working together to do acts of charity on Christmas, a day of obvious significance that neither group celebrates. The positive spirit of the idea has inspired people of other faiths. This year, Christians and Sikhs have said they want to participate.

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