Posts Tagged ‘Catholic-Muslim Dialogue’

Muslim women’s forum in Auckland to start open conversation

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

A Muslim women’s forum in Auckland is creating a conversation with the wider community about employment, discrimination and housing. The forum has been organised after leaders within the Muslim community met last year and identified areas that needed improvement. Continue reading

Christians and Muslims seek healing together in Marawi

Thursday, September 7th, 2017
Duyog Marawi

“Duyog Marawi,” is a Catholic aid and healing programme in the war-torn city of Marawi in the Philippine island of Mindanao. It was launched by the Prelature of St. Mary in Marawi City on the 100th day of the Marawi conflict, even as families awaited word on the fate of some 40 hostages, including the Read more

I’m a Muslim, but I love Catholic education

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

When it came to choosing a primary school for my five children, one thing was clear in my mind: I wanted them to have a broad and inclusive education which allowed them to mix with a wide variety of children. That’s why I decided to send them to a Catholic school. Continue reading

NZ Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders condemn The Innocence of Muslims and violence

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Christian, Muslim and Jewish faith leaders spoke out on Wednesday to condemn unreservedly ‘The Innocence of Muslims’ and the violence that has led to tragic deaths around the world. The joint statement was issued by Archbishop John Dew (Catholic), Archbishops David Moxon and Brown Turei (Anglican), Bishops Justin Duckworth and Richard Randerson (Anglican), Federation of Islamic Associations Read more

Muslims want more flexibility for religious holidays

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

The Federation of Islamic Associations wants to discuss religious holidays as part of the Government’s constitutional review. They are planning to petition the Government to make Christmas and Easter holidays transferable so that they can be taken on Muslim religious festivals Association president Anwar Ghani says at present, Muslims have to take up to four Read more

Muhammad: Mercy to mankind – Sydney Ad campaign

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Sydney, Christians will have their core beliefs challenged by provocative advertisements which will appear on billboards and busses in June. The ads, paid for by an Islamic group called MyPeace, will carry slogans such as ”Jesus: a prophet of Islam”, ”Holy Quran: the final testament” and ”Muhammad: mercy to mankind”. The organiser of MyPeace, Diaa Read more

Archbishop says detain Terry Jones

Friday, April 8th, 2011

The United States government should detain Terry Jones, the Pastor who oversaw Wayne Sapp burning the Qur’an in Florida, says the leader of the Catholic Church in Pakistan. “The US Government talks about religious freedom – but we call upon the US government to prevent such actions by extremists and other fundamentalist Christians.” Archbishop Lawrence Saldanha Read more