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APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION EVANGELII GAUDIUM
The Apostolic Exhortation recently delivered by Pope Francis concerning the proclamation of the Gospel in today’s world has stirred interest and appreciation as a challenging and inviting document.
The Apostolic Exhortation is more than simply conveying the message of the Synod on evangelization, but addresses the need for the renewal of the church at all levels from the perspective of the call to be a missional church. It provides an inspiring interaction between ecclesiological reflections, missionary perspectives and concerns about economic, ecological justice and peace building as significant missionary dimensions of the church.
Interfaith Seminar hears: ‘Welcoming the Stranger Strengthens Own Faith’
Last Thursday evening members of the Lutheran Church in Ireland, Dublin City Interfaith Forum, Northern Ireland Inter Faith Forum and guests participated to a seminar with the topic ‘Towards Tolerance and Acceptance’. The evening started with a warm welcome from Cllr Michael O’Sullivan, on behalf of the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Cllr Oisin Quinn. His message of support was followed by an excellent performance from young actor Conor Doyle on the parable of ‘Nathan the Wise’ by Ephraim Gotthold Lessing…
Seminar slides available to download.
Deepavali – Dhanteras – Naraka Chaturdasi – Govardan Puja
A series of articles on Deepavali starting with Dhanteras, Naraka Chaturdasi and Govardhan Puja.
Interfaith: One Shoe Size Fits All?
Alan Hilliard, 2013
This paper provides a framework for interfaith activity in contemporary Western European settings. A further exploration of the concepts of globalisation, immigration and cosmopolitism reveals how these ‘global’ phenomena have impacted on and transformed the local environment and have resulted in the emergence of the term
EU Guidelines on the promotion and protection of freedom of religion or belief
On the 24th June 2013 the Council of the European Union adopted a number of guidelines regarding the the promotion and protection of freedom of religion or belief.
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Come and See for Yourself
’Come and See’ is a guide to what to expect when visiting one of the many and diverse sacred spaces in Dublin making it easier for people of different religious and cultural backgrounds to meet in the context of their own sacred spaces.
World Refugee Day – Prayers
A resource for prayers and reflections in memory of those who paid the ultimate price while fleeing persecution and injustice.
Dublin City Interfaith Forum Constitution
Based on the initial Terms of Reference for Dublin City Interfaith Forum, the Constitution drafted early January 2013 very clearly the purpose, activities and organisation of Dublin City Interfaith Forum.
Directory of Faith Communities in Dublin City
A directory of faith communities based within Dublin City Council administrative area,these communities are often fluid and thus this directory represents a snapshot of the tapestry of faiths from November 2010–May 2011. This list is not, and will never be exhaustive.
A Journey Together – A resource for Christian Muslim Dialogue
The new Resource; “A Journey Together” defines what cooperation and dialogue between members of the two faiths aims to achieve and why it is necessary here in Ireland. It also provides practical information on how members of both faiths living in our local communities can come to know each other as, neighbours, friends and work colleagues.