Posts Tagged ‘Religious violence’

Indonesian Catholics urged to be vigilant in Holy Week

Monday, March 19th, 2018
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As there has been an increase in violence committed against parishes throughout Indonesia, Church officials in the country have urged Catholics to be vigilant, especially during Holy Week. “We call on each parish and mission station to stay alert ahead of the observance of Holy Week and Easter,” said Father Felix Astono Atmojo, vicar-general of Read more

Jewish leader posits ‘theology of other’ to save religion

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Britain’s former chief rabbi has written that only a “theology of the other” drawn from a subtle reading of scripture can save religion. In a new book titled “Not in God’s Name”, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks attempts to explain why religion and violence so often go hand in glove. The explanation lies in religion’s dual Read more