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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]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief

Ahmed Shaheed (United Nations) | 01.11.2019

20 September 2019 - The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit to the members of the General Assembly the interim report of the Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Ahmed Shaheed:[more]

Antisemitic Attack in Halle, Germany

JCR | 01.11.2019

The International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ) echoes the statement by its German national member organization - Deutscher Koordinierungsrat (DKR) - on the terror attack in Halle, Germany.[more]

Muslim-Jewish Leadership Council’s General Assembly in Matera, Italy

01.10.2019

MATERA, 18 September 2019 – Leaders of Muslim and Jewish religious communities in Europe issued a joint statement calling upon European institutions, policy makers and civil society to protect religious freedom, in part by respecting conventions governing diet, dress and the upbringing of children. … [more]

Peace with no borders

01.10.2019

The international meeting of Sant'Egidio in the 'spirit of Assisi' titled 'Peace with No Borders', Madrid September 15-17, 2019. … [more]

Back from Lund. Impressions of the 2019 Conference of the International Council of Christians and Jews

Liliane Apotheker | 01.09.2019

The International Council of Christians and Jews held its annual international conference in Lund, Sweden on June 30 - July 3, 2019. This year's theme was "Transformations Within and Between: How Does Our New Relationship Affect Christian and Jewish Self-Understandings?" ICCJ First VIce-President, Liliane Apotheker, has written her impressions of the conference, which follows below.[more]

IJCIC, Representing World Jewry in Interreligious Dialogue, Elects Rabbi Noam Marans as Chair

American Jewish Comittee | 01.09.2019

July 11, 2019 — New York. Rabbi Noam Marans, AJC Director of Interreligious and Intergroup Relations, has been elected Chair of IJCIC, the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations. … [more]

Shared Heritage program for Polish Christian Leadership

Forum for Dialogue* | 01.09.2019

Being at the forefront of Polish/Jewish, we have seen the need to address the position of Christian churches and traditions in Polish/Jewish relations. … [more]

Commemoration of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the Holy See

Pietro Parolin | 01.07.2019

The following is the address given by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin on June 15, 2019, on the occasion of the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the Holy See, which took place in the Major Temple in Rome.[more]

WCC, IJCIC agree to restore formal relations, strengthen communication

World Council of Churches | 01.07.2019

28 June 2019 - The World Council of Churches (WCC) and the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC ) have met formally on 25-27 June in Paris. … [more]