Category Archives: Religion

Christian, Muslim leaders vow to ‘walk hand in hand’ to promote peace

Catholic News Service

By Cindy Wooden
ROME (CNS) — Catholic, Anglican, Sunni and Shiite leaders vowed to do all they can to combat “ugly and hideous” distortions of religion, and to involve more women — often the first victims of violence — in official inter-religious dialogues.

Holding the third Christian-Muslim Summit in Rome Dec. 2-4, the leaders said that while more and more women are involved in high-level dialogues, there is still much to be done, including recognizing that “women play a key role in peace building.” Continue reading Christian, Muslim leaders vow to ‘walk hand in hand’ to promote peace

Advent Resources with a Justice and Peace focus

Independent Catholic News
Ellen Teague

adventAs we approach the season of Advent this year,  a number of diocesan groups  and religious orders in the UK, United States and Australia have put together series of resources for prayer, reflection and action. They are intended for use by individuals, parishes, schools and religious communities and focusing on several different  themes. Continue reading Advent Resources with a Justice and Peace focus