“Many people living in Ireland who are members of the Muslim faith call Ireland ‘home’. Croke Park as a venue for Eid Al Adha celebration will be symbolic to Irish Muslims in their ‘dual-identity’ as being both Irish and Muslim,” said Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri.
During my detention, I held the hand of Christ. It is thanks to him that I have stayed standing, says Asia Bibi.
"Please think of our child as though she were your own daughter. Please help us," – Huma's parents.
“Western nations are not doing enough. They have shown that the resources of Africa are more important than the ordinary people," Bishop Kukah.
Peace cannot and should not be taken for granted and is a precious value that requires cultivation and tending in every generation.
“History shows that when racism and religious intolerance are not addressed they contain within themselves a frightening power for fostering hatred and social destruction.”
Millions of Yemeni people can’t afford food, water, medicines and other basic essentials, and are now reliant on the support of international organisations like Trócaire.
“May the merciful God gather to himself all who have died while at their Friday prayers and console those who have been hurt. I ask that they be remembered in our churches this weekend.”
Pakistani Christian mother has been locked up in solitary confinement since 2010 after she was condemned to death under the country’s draconian blasphemy laws.
According to the Church in Chains Global Guide, the situation is noticeably worsening in India as Hindu extremists attack churches in rural areas every week and under President Xi’s religious clampdown in China.
ACN is running a Go2Mass campaign where Catholics go to an extra Mass to pray for one of the 200 million Christians who are facing the threat of persecution or even death for their faith.
Bishop William Amove Avenya of Gboko has warned that escalating attacks on Christians by Fulani tribesmen could soon become another Rwanda.
St Peter’s CC operates under the patronage of the Pontifical Council for Culture because of its role in promoting interfaith dialogue.
As part of the Columban Centenary (1918-2018) celebrations, students aged between 15-18 were invited to write an article or make a video on the theme ‘Migrants are our Neighbours’.
Meeting between Pontiff and the husband and daughter of Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian sentenced to death for alleged blasphemy, as well as Nigerian Rebecca Bitrus, who escaped from Boko Haram after two years in captivity.
Sr Kathleen McGarvey helped set up WIC in 2010 to enable Muslim and Christian women tackle issues of common concern such as health, literacy, unemployment and violence – both domestic and interreligious.
Roman Catholics form the largest religious denomination in the Republic of Ireland according to the latest figures released from the April 2016 census, but the percentage of people identifying as belonging to the church is falling
Ceremony at St Teresa Cathedral in Pristina attended by the Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi and religious leaders from Kosovo and Albania.
Some Buddhist leaders are displeased with the strong line Pope Francis has taken over the treatment of the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority.
Among those supporting the campaign are three former boxing greats: Evander Holyfield, Larry Holmes and Roberto ‘Hands of Stone’ Duran.
“We believe that by helping to resettle the most vulnerable, we are living out our Christian faith and ‘welcoming the stranger’ as Jesus has challenged us to do.”
Lord Mayor of Dublin launches Interfaith Charter dealing with issues such as religious freedom, inter-faith dialogue and the promotion of religious diversity.
Representatives of the three Abrahamic Faiths in Ireland sign Joint Declaration on Holy Land and present it to Archbishop Suheil Dawani in Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation.
“Racism and xenophobia are garnering electoral power in many countries” – President Higgins.
Two Syrian surgeons will explain how Irish and EU sanctions have caused Syria’s hospitals to degenerate to a pitiable state where scores of women and children die every day due to the lack of commonplace medicines.
President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales praises “witness and strength” of small Catholic community of 170 people out of a total population of 1.8 million.
Human rights groups believe Pakistan's blasphemy laws are often used to discriminate against religious minorities, such as the country's estimated three million Christians.
To end hatred, self-destruction and fratricidal conflict is the main challenge for all involved in interfaith dialogue.
In many cases people are relying on charity for their food, and the Church has stepped in to help feed those left in Aleppo - regardless of their religion.
Lahore seminary rector sees increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life as “a sign of God's blessing” who is “always close to his people.”