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 of this nation. Indigenous traditions also must play a role, and be integrated into this effort and conversation. Twelve Gates thanks NIREC for two decades of this important work [Frank Kaufmann, ed.]
ABUJA, NIGERIA — The Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) is working to defuse tensions between Christians and Muslims here, providing a forum since 1999 to enhance dialogue between the two groups.
Through the past two decades, the interfaith group has responded to crises that have wracked the country.