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The Reverend Dr. Karen Hamilton is the General Secretary of the Canadian Council of Churches. She will be sending photos and “notes” from the Holy Land where she is co-leading an interfaith study tour called In the Path of Abraham. by The Rev. Dr. Karen Hamilton   The Path of Abraham has begun! The flights ...read more
  Dr. Philip Berger, an observant Jew, is Medical Director of the Inner City Health Program at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, and the former Chief of its Department of Family and Community Medicine. He is also an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Berger has published and ...read more
Issues of an ecumenical and interfaith nature hold a special place in my heart. In John’s gospel account, I hold Jesus’ words to be true when he speaks with his disciples and says, “Righteous Father, the world does not know you, but I know you; and these know that you have sent me. I made ...read more
Earlier today, Pope Francis met with Fraternal Delegates (members of other Christian denominations and non-Christian religions) who attended the Inauguration Mass of his Petrine Ministry on Tuesday. ...read more
The Focolare Movement stands at the forefront of the Catholic Church’s efforts to build unity with other religions. One of its key leaders is Roberto Catalano, the director of Focolare’s International Office for Interreligious Dialogue. Having lived in India for 28 years, Catalano has facilitated dialogue between Christians and Hindus, as well as conferences with ...read more
If you have not yet watched the S+L documentary Abraham’s Tent, this episode will serve to whet your appetite. Fr. Samuel Barhoum, director of the Kids 4 Peace program in Galilee (which is featured in the documentary) has the conviction that to foster peace we must seek to know one another. He believes that by nourishing ...read more