St Joseph Vaz is the first Sri Lankan saint to be formally recognized by the Church. In the homily at the Mass for his canonization, Pope Francis said that St Joseph Vaz “shows us the importance of transcending religious divisions in the service of peace”. Do you know people whose… Read More »St Joseph Vaz
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon, Myanmar is committed to solving problems of religious conflict in his country. He suggests that this will take time, and a good spirit. Are we sometimes impatient and tempted to simplistic solutions in the face of complex and longstanding problems? How might the spirit… Read More »Religious Conflict can be Solved
Do you see sensitivity to God’s presence in the poor, in cultures and in religious traditions as part of dialogue? How might we cultivate humility and sensitivity in the practice of dialogue?
How might we make encounter part of our culture? What are the barriers to meeting one another with respect? Without encounter how can there be real understanding?
Do I feel it more if people of my own religious convictions or ethnic identity are persecuted? What more can I do to show my solidarity with others who are persecuted because of their religious convictions or ethnic identity?
What are the walls between cultures and faith traditions in your community? How can we build bridges?