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How the US military has embraced growing religious diversity

How the US military has embraced growing religious diversity By Ronit Y. Stahl From Religion News Service November 12, 2019 (The Conversation) — In 1919, Lee Levinger buried four soldiers in France. The responsibility to preside over a funeral was not unusual ...

Rabbis urge teaching of empathy to counteract religious hate

Rabbis urge teaching of empathy to counteract religious hate From The Washington Post NEW YORK — At a time when anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise worldwide, schools should take steps to teach empathy as an antidote to racism and ...

Introducing the Encyclopedia of Jewish-Christian Relations

Introducing the Encyclopedia of Jewish-Christian Relations Exciting news from De Gruyter We are happy to announce the launch of the Encyclopedia of Jewish–Christian Relations Online. Until 2022 international experts at the cutting edge of their discipline will summarize in two hundred ...

Philippine Church dedicates 2020 to dialogue for “human fraternity”

Philippine Church dedicates 2020 to dialogue for “human fraternity” By Robin Gomes From Vatican News November 15, 2019 The Catholic Church in the Philippines is celebrating 2020 as the Year of Ecumenism, Interreligious Dialogue and Indigenous Peoples, in the spirit ...

Nigeria’s interfaith council fosters peaceful Christian-Muslim relations

Nigeria's interfaith council fosters peaceful Christian-Muslim relations By Patrick Egwu From The National Catholic Reporter November 11, 2019 I have spent time frequently in Nigeria. Investing in improved relations among Christians and Muslims is vital to the health and future ...