Latest Edition - Bridges - June 2023


  • Interfaith as “walking together” (p. 1)

Centre News

  • Centre staff celebrate Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr (p.2)
  • Historic Encounter - Rabbi addresses Clergy Conference (p. 2)
  • Professional Development for Centre and Interfaith Commission (p. 2)
  • Centre hosts ‘Bridge Day’ Walk (p. 3)
  • Centre staff and Bishop make Solidarity Visit to Turkish mosque (p. 3)
  • Multifaith Prayer Response to Climate Change (p. 3)

World News

  • UAE Abrahamic Family House opens its Doors (p. 4)
  • SBS Series ‘The Swap’ Bold School Experiment (p. 4)
  • Islamophobia Register launches Fourth Report (p. 4)
  • Love Jerusalem, Work for Peace (p. 5)
  • Honorary Doctorate awarded to Cardinal Ayuso (p. 5)
  • Antonianum signs Energy Agreement with Islamic Centre (p. 5)

Feature Articles

  • Vatican Message for Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr (p. 6)
  • Five Lessons from Pope’s Commitment to Dialogue (p. 7)
  • Multi-Faith Alliance Supports Voice Referendum (p. 8)
  • Pope Recalls Meeting with Ayatollah as Milestone (p. 9)
  • UN Secretary General Appeals for Peace (p. 9)
  • New Guidelines - ‘Walking Together: Catholics with Jews” (p. 10)


  • Coming faith and interfaith events (p. 11)
  • Resources for interreligious dialogue (p. 12)

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