• October 25, 2018

    The Church of Scotland and the Islamic Finance Council UK unveiled the Edinburgh Finance Declaration, an interfaith shared values framework on ethical finance, at a reception in Greyfriars Kirk.

  • June 26, 2018

    Christian and Muslim faith leaders have been lauded in the Scottish Parliament for working in close partnership to combat extremism.

  • June 6, 2015

    The need for greater understanding and friendship between people of all faiths becomes clearer every day.

  • February 3, 2015

    Four years ago the UN unanimously adopted a proposal declaring the first week of February as World Interfaith Harmony Week.

  • August 29, 2013

    Young people of the Christian, Muslim and Jewish faiths have recently created a unique community at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland. Together they seek to break religious stereotypes, promote mutual respect and enhance their understanding of religions beyond the conflict paradigm.

  • February 12, 2013

    One of the possibly unintended consequences of Benedict’s announcement that he is to step down as Pope - something unprecedented in the modern era - is that it might set in motion a dynamic that creates renewed opportunities for ecumenical dialogue by offering a new perspective on the role and place of the papacy, writes long time observer Dr Stephen Brown. He offers an assessment of both the plusses and minuses of the pontiff's period in office from the perspective of inter-Christian relations.

  • August 19, 2012

    In his 2012 Eid Message, Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, writes of a hope we can all aspire to.

  • May 8, 2012

    A recent London discussion of Christian-Muslim relations illustrated in an enlivening way the need for developing conversation and exchange to take place at a number of levels, says Dr Harry Hagopian. Intellectuals and theologians can set the tone on key issues, but Christians and Muslims alike have a responsibility in communal, political and inter-prersonal engagements to deal truthfully, to confront prejudices, to speak out against faith-based discrimination and to tackle the roots of extremism wherever they are found.

  • April 11, 2012

    More than 250 theologians from 54 countries, representing all the major religions of the world, will meet in Assisi, on 17 April to discuss ecumenism and inter-faith dialogue.

  • December 21, 2011

    Both Christmas lights and Hanukkah dreidels (spinning tops) are appearing as decorations as the northern Israeli port city of Haifa throws a multi-faith party on December weekends.