2010-11-11 16:32:36

Religious leaders gather for interfaith dialogue in US

(November 11,2010) : Religious leaders and young adults from Catholic, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh traditions, will meet for a day of dialogue and interreligious exchange at the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center in Washington, U.S. on Friday. (Nov. 19.) The daylong event, "Generations of Faith - an Interreligious Encounter," will feature inter-generational dialogue in a variety of formats. It will conclude with an evening reception and presentation that will be open to the public and news media. Archbishop Felix Machado of Vasai, India, former undersecretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, is scheduled to deliver a morning keynote address followed by group discussions, a plenary session and more group discussions.
Some of the leaders scheduled to participate in the event include - Anuttama Dasa, director of communications for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, based in Washington; Manohar Singh Grewal, past president of the World Sikh Council in Ohio; Sayyid Syeed, national director of the Office for Interfaith and Community Alliances for the Islamic Society of America, based in Indiana and Rabbi Jeffrey Wohlberg, senior rabbi emeritus of Congregation Adas Israel in Washington. The U.S. bishops' Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs and the cultural center are co-sponsoring the interreligious event.

All the contents on this site are copyrighted ©.