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Outgoing Religions for Peace leader reflects on decades of interfaith cooperation

Outgoing Religions for Peace leader reflects on decades of interfaith cooperation

By Eric J. Lyman
From Religion News Service
August 23, 2019

Photo by Christian Flemming/Religions for Peace
LINDAU, Germany (RNS) — William Vendley, the outgoing head of Religions for Peace, said religions must learn to be “bilingual” in the future — becoming adept at addressing their own congregations while also speaking to the world around them.Vendley speaks from experience.

He has led Religions for Peace, a global coalition of religions that acts as a consultative body for several United Nations agencies, for more than half its 49-year history, taking the job in 1994. During that time, he's tried to help religious groups address the problems of the world around them.

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