Called Together to be Peacemakers: Catholics and Peace Churches

Introduction               The term “historic peace churches” refers specifically only to three church groups among pacifist churches: Church of the Brethren, Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and Mennonites, and has been used since the first conference of the peace churches in Kansas in 1935 (Wikipedia). The Mennonites are associated historically with the Anabaptist movement […]

Abrahamic Faith and Modern Culture

For St. Jean Baptiste Parish, New York, NY, the interfaith dialogue on religion and culture was a first. As Rabbi Jonathan Stein (Congregation Shaaray Tefila) pointed out, it is unusual to have Islamic representation in interfaith dialogue. This dialogue between Jews, Christians and Muslims showed that the three largest faiths in the world have many common […]