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Silsilah, 20 years of dialogue for peace
20/09/2006 PHILIPPINES ISLAM
Sincere faith and dialogue are the only ways to peace between Christians and Muslims
From Zamboanga, where he heads the Muslim-Christian Silsilah Dialogue Movement, a PIME missionary sends AsiaNews his thoughts about the recent criticism in the Muslim world directed at the Pope's Regensburg speech. He urges everyone to bring God back into their everyday life.
Mass for Father Bossi’s release celebrated in Zamboanga
During the service celebrated a month to the day after the missionary’s abduction, his fellow clergymen in the Philippines pray that the kidnappers’ hearts be touched and that Father Bossi be allowed to go back to the place where God invited him to serve his flock.
PIME missionary, Fr Giancarlo Bossi, abducted in Mindanao
The missionary has worked for almost 30 years on the Mindanao Island where Muslim guerrillas have been battling the army for the island’s autonomy.
09/07/2007 VATICAN – PHILIPPINES
I think about Father Bossi every day, says Pope
“Let us hope and pray that the Lord may help us,” the Pope said in response to a question from a reporter on his arrival in the mountain village where he will spend a few days’ rest.
Letter by 138 Muslim intellectuals calls on Muslims to reflect upon their faith, says Muslim scholar
Ali Aiyub, a Muslim, is the director of the Silsilah Dialogue Institute. He considers the Open Letter a milestone in the history of Islam in the modern world, comparable to the Second Vatican Council, since it pushes Muslims towards dialogue in today’s chaotic world.
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