Tag: Interfaith

What’s the Church’s relationship with Islam?

What’s the Church’s relationship with Islam?

| February 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

“‘Nostra Aetate’ is the first positive Catholic ‘theology of Islam’ at the highest level of Church authority — an ecumenical council (Vatican II). The document explicitly ‘exhorts’ all Catholics, not just experts, to engage in dialogue and cooperation with Muslims,” said Rita George-Tvrtkovic´, an associate professor of theology at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois.

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French priest reveals ‘forgotten’ Holocaust victims at Twin Cities event

French priest reveals ‘forgotten’ Holocaust victims at Twin Cities event

| January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Since 2004, Father Patrick Desbois has investigated hidden mass graves in Ukraine, Russia, Poland and Belarus, and has found tens of thousands of human remains from the Holocaust buried in fields.

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Interfaith service a chance for quiet reflection amid convention bustle

Interfaith service a chance for quiet reflection amid convention bustle

| Lou Baldwin | July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Visitors to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention who might have wandered into the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul July 25 were given a respite of quiet interfaith prayer, away from the noisy exuberance and sometimes controversy that are part and parcel of a national political convention.

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Basilica holds interfaith Prayer for Peace service

Basilica holds interfaith Prayer for Peace service

| November 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

In response to the recent attacks in France, Lebanon, Egypt, Nigeria, and other countries, nearly 800 people attended an interfaith Prayer for Peace service at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis Nov. 15.

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Remember 9/11 at Basilica’s ‘Songs of Hope’ concert Saturday night, Sept. 10

Remember 9/11 at Basilica’s ‘Songs of Hope’ concert Saturday night, Sept. 10

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Prayer-filled concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis will commemorate the September 11 attack. There is no admission charge.

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Vigil for the common good

Vigil for the common good

| May 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Rev. Doug Mitchell, center, chair of the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition’s executive board, talks to a group of people May 11 outside the Minnesota State Capitol at the statue of Floyd B. Olson, governor of Minnesota from 1931-1936.

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