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Obituaries for Martin Stöhr

JCR | 02.01.2020

The ICCJ and the ecumenical movement mourn the death of Martin Stöhr. … [more]

ICCJ 2020 Conference: Stories We Live By

Anette Adelmann | 01.01.2020

Preparations for ICCJ's 2020 annual conference to be held in Bratislava/Slovakia, June 28 - July 1, are under way. The theme of the conference is "Stories We Live By: Relating to the Self and Other" … [more]

Statement of U.S. Bishops Chairman on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs on Antisemitism

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops | 01.01.2020

December 13, 2019. WASHINGTON— Bishop Joseph C. Bambera of Scranton, and chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, issued the following statement: … [more]

Religions for Peace, a Coalition of Millions of Believers, Sets Global Peace Priorities

Religions for Peace | 01.01.2020

Religions for Peace conducts the most inclusive, participatory Strategic Planning process in its 50-year history and sets global peace priorities, fostering increased multi-stakeholder collaboration for the achievement of agreed-upon goals. … [more]

Confronting Difficult Issues around Religion and the Holocaust

JCR | 01.01.2020

2020 Annual Seminar on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust. June 15–19, 2020. Application deadline: February 14, 2020 … [more]

Church of England teaching document calls for repentance over role of Christians in centuries of antisemitism

Church of England | 01.12.2019

Christian theology played a part in the stereotyping and persecution of Jewish people which ultimately led to the Holocaust, a new reflection on Christian-Jewish relations issued by the Church of England acknowledges. … [more]

Board of Deputies of British Jews launches updated Jewish Manifesto ahead of General Election

Board of Deputies of British Jews | 01.12.2019

November 19, 2019. Ahead of next month’s General Election, The Board of Deputies today launches its Jewish Manifesto designed to ensure that all the political parties take the concerns of Britain’s 300,000-strong Jewish community into account when setting out their own proposals for government. … [more]

CCJ Statement on ‘God’s Unfailing Word’

Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) | 01.12.2019

21 November 2019. The Council of Christians and Jews welcomes the timely publication of a significant new statement on Jewish-Christian relations: ‘God’s Unfailing Word’. Published by the Church of England’s Faith and Order Commission, this is the first major statement by the Church of England on the relationship between Christians and Jews. It comes at a sensitive time for the UK Jewish community with rising antisemitism in wider British culture. … [more]

Germany: Hetty Berg Named New Director of the Jewish Museum in Berlin

JCR | 01.12.2019

Dutch curator and museum manager Hetty Berg has been appointed the new Director of the Jewish Museum in Berlin. … [more]

Jews, Christians, and Muslims: No to Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

Robin Gomes | 01.11.2019

Abrahamic religions: no to euthanasia, assisted suicide, yes to palliative care Representatives of the Abrahamic monotheistic religions condemn euthanasia and assisted suicide, and encourage palliative care everywhere and for everyone … [more]