Posts Tagged ‘Abrahamic religions’

Jews, Muslims, Christians sign pact against physician-assisted suicide Comments 0

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Numerous representatives of Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths met at the Vatican this week to signs a joint Declaration denouncing euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. After signing the Declaration, they presented it to Pope Francis. All three Abrahamic monotheistic religions share common goals and are in complete agreement in their approach to end-of-life situations. The twelve-point Read more

Conversion not your mission Pope tells Morocco Catholics Comments 0

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Pope Francis’s meetings in Morocco have underlined the importance of religious liberty and its connection to the dignity and rights owed to every person, regardless of their religion. On Saturday, the first day of a two-day trip, he told Morocco’s Catholic community they should avoid attempting to convert Muslims. Instead, he suggested they should seek Read more

Pope meets Palestine’s president Comments 0

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Pope Francis and Palestine’s president Mahmoud Abbas, who met on Monday at the Vatican, discussed a number of topics including Christian persecution, the status of Jerusalem and a two-state solution for the conflict between Israel and Palestine. The Vatican says the good relations between the Holy See and Palestine were noted during the meeting, “as Read more

Jerusalem for all Abrahamic religions, not just one Comments 0

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Jerusalem was formally recognised by the United States (US) as the capital of Israel on Wednesday. At the same time, President Trump announced plans to eventually relocate the US Embassy to the holy city. Pope Francis responded to the change in US policy, saying he wants the “status quo” to remain. He says he is Read more