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Bibles for Muslim leaders to build bridges of peace in Pakistan
The director of a Christian organisation organises seminar that brought together some 40 leading Christians, Muslims and Hindus. Grateful for the opportunity to take part in the event, one Muslim scholar acknowledges that Pakistani Christians "love the country" and play an important role in "education and health care." Another Muslim leader says he found inspiration in the teachings and practices of Jesus.
Faisalabad: Christians and Muslims make an appeal against terrorism and violence
The joint effort for peace is made in the Muslim holy month of Muharram. Activists try to stress "commonalities" and "work towards the same direction". Muslim leader calls for "concrete actions," not simply words. Ali Jinnah is cited in favour of a multicultural Pakistan.
Pope only wants inter-faith harmony, Pakistani bishops say
Mgr Saldanha, chairman of the Bishops' Conference of Pakistan, calls Benedict XVI's clarification "a positive and courageous step" and hopes that the unfortunate incident would not negatively affect relations between Muslims and Christians.
Faisalabad: If we want peace, let us follow the teachings of Christ, says Muslim leader
On World Peace Day, a seminar on inter-religious unity and harmony among different faiths saw about a hundred Christian and Muslim leader meet. Muslim leaders says we should follow the "teachings of Jesus" and "turn the other cheek". Governments have an important role to play in protecting minorities and fighting violence.
In Khristnagar, Christians, Muslims and Hindus learn about each other reading the Bible
The initiative by the Diocese of Khristnagar occurs on a weekly basis and is attended by 25 people. Open to all, the workshop explains the Christian worship, provides shared moments and helps analyse everyday life situations through Biblical readings with the help of priests, nuns and lay people.
01/04/2008 ISLAM – CHRISTIANITY
Christian and Muslims or how to live together with different dogmas
Is the Jesus of the Qur‘an that of the Gospels? Should Christians consider Muhammad a prophet? Some Saudi experts seem to think so and want to build dialogue on blackmail (a church in Saudi Arabia in exchange of a profession of faith about the prophet Muhammad). Christianity and Islam are however different and sometimes opposed to one another. Instead of syncretism or blackmail, the only path is that of mutual respect.
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