Latest Edition - Bridges - March 2021

This month’s issue features The Sydney Statement, an interfaith charter for Building Bridges Between Believers from Different Religions, which Youth PoWR (Parliament of the World’s Religions) launched online on 9 February 2021.

  • We share the origins of The Sydney Statement and thank all who contributed to its development (pp. 1, 3).
  • We share some initial responses from the public and invite you to comment and share your response (pp. 6-7).
  • A-1 and A-4 posters and an A-5 booklet of The Sydney Statement are available for free download from the dedicated website and professionally printed copies can be purchased from the online shop or using the coupon (p. 12).
  • We join Youth PoWR in inviting you to read The Sydney Statement, to sign up to its values, principles and commitments, and to share it with your friends and colleagues (pp. 1, 7, 12)
  • There is Centre News (pp 2-3) and World News (pp. 4-5)
  • There are Feature articles:
    • the contested “Charter of Principles” in France (p. 8)
    • the challenges facing Nigeria (p. 9)
    • the Muslim cameleers who pioneered inland Australia (p.10)
  • There are Coming Events (p. 11).

We wish all our Christian readers a blessed Lent and a happy celebration of Easter on 4 April 2021.        

We wish all our Muslim readers a blessed Ramadan and a happy celebration of Eid al-Fitr on 12 May 2021.

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Rev Dr Patrick McInerney
Director, Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations

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