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His Holiness praises the interfaith ‘Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and West for Human Co-existence’ in His closing speech highlighting the need for interfaith co-operation between all faiths and nations for universal fraternity, equality, human rights and peace.


Photo from Vatican News: A View of the Meeting with the Muslim Council of Elders
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Cardinal Ayuso: world needs interreligious dialogue for peace

As the two-day “Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and West for Human Coexistence” wraps up with Pope Francis’ intervention on Friday, Cardinal Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot highlights the importance of these interreligious events to foster human fraternity and peace in a war-torn world.

By Devin Watkins and Lisa Zengarini at Vatican News

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Bahrain welcomes His Holiness Pope Francis as ‘Father Pope’ for historic return to the Gulf region


His Holiness Pope Francis is welcomed as ‘Father Pope’ by both Christians and Muslims on his historic visit to Bahrain at the invitation of King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa and will attend the closing session of “Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East-West Dialogue for Human Coexistence”.

A priest walks in front of a poster of Pope Francis at Sacred Heart Church in Manama

Bahrain to welcome ‘Father Pope’ for historic return to Gulf region

Article by Reporter at Vatican News and forwarded by Treasure Earth.

Both Christians and Muslims are welcoming Pope Francis to Bahrain as “Father Pope” for his historic visit to the Gulf country, says Nivedita Dhadphale, a Bahraini communications expert.

Pope Francis arrives in the Kingdom of Bahrain on Thursday for a 4-day visit to shine the spotlight on the twin themes of interreligious dialogue and closeness to Christians living in the Muslim-majority nation.

“For Bahrain, this visit is very historic, because we have never had someone like the Pope come here in terms of promoting dialogue.”

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Final Declaration from the interfaith 7th World Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions: United against war and united for interfaith co-operation for global peace


 

Kazakhstan Congress: Interfaith leaders encourage initiatives for a better world

Article by Vatican correspondent and forwarded from Vatican News by Treasure Earth. 

Concluding the 7th Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Nur-Sultan, interreligious leaders from around the world adopt a declaration expressing a common desire to work towards a better world, while condemning violence in the name of religion.

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