Posts Tagged ‘King Mohammed VI’

Hope builds bridges between cultures

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Drawing on the “Servant of Hope” theme of his recent trip to Morocco, Pope Francis told the faithful at his General Audience last week that “to serve hope in our day is to build bridges between cultures”. Thanking God for allowing him “to take another step along the road of dialogue and encounter with our Read more

Conversion not your mission Pope tells Morocco Catholics

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

King of Morocco says Jews, Christians and Muslims must collaborate to counter jihadist fanaticism

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Moroccos King Mohammed VI has invited Muslims, Christians and Jews to combat jihadist “fanaticism and hatred” together. In his letter, he thanked the Pope for his words on terrorism during his recent visit to Poland. The Pope had spoken against identifying fundamentalist violence with the Islamic religion. The King – who is also a Shiite-Muslim leader Read more