- Dec 5, 2019
Pope Francis on Saturday in Morocco extolled interreligious dialogue as a tool for combating terrorism.
Pope Francis leaves Friday for an overnight trip to Morocco, his latest act of outreach to the Islamic world.
Pope Francis continues to draw attention to the meeting of St. Francis and Sultan al-Malik al-Kamil in 1219 near Damietta, a port on the Nile River near where it flows into the Mediterranean Sea.
It remains to be seen what a Vatican-sponsored interfaith conference this week on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals may produce, but at least three conclusions can be drawn even before the meeting begins.
That many religions exist in the world is a fact, but what that plurality communicates to believers about God is a question that theologians are still discussing.
Religious leaders who took part in an interfaith summit with Pope Francis in the United Arab Emirates say they were impressed, but want to see concrete applications.