Interreligious summer school brings together Christian, Jewish and Muslim students

This week the World Council of Churches Bossey Ecumenical Institute in Switzerland is ringing with scriptural sharing, research, and dialogue drawing together perspectives from Judaism, Christianity and Islam as students work to complete a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Interreligious Studies.

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Fiji: All Races, Different, Cultures, Faith Welcomed says Waterways Minister

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The 2013 Constitution protects the right of all Fijians to freedom of expression in all aspects of community life, including in the practice of religion.

This assurance was reiterated by the Minister for Waterways, Mahendra Reddy, in Labasa at a recent annual firewalking programme at Sangam Mahamariamman Firewalking Temple in Vunivau.

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Cambodia: The shadow of religions in the peace-making process

cambodiaTheravada Buddhism is Cambodia’s dominant religion. For some however, Theravada Buddhism is undoubtedly insufficient in providing peace of mind. As such, these people tend to seek other sources of religious orientation, namely Christianity. Numerous Cambodians have converted to Christianity including some infamous individuals, such as Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, and Im Chaem, former district chief of Preah Net Preah, who was a suspect in Case 004 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.

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Indonesia and India to hold Interfaith Dialogue

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JAKARTA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo on Wednesday agreed to organise an interfaith dialogue in Indonesiain early October 2018, which will be followed by a similar dialogue in India next year to promote pluralism and eradicate radicalism.

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