Latest Edition - Bridges - December 2022

This year the Centre completes 25 years of engaging in interreligious dialogue. For this Silver Jubilee, our thanks to God and to all who have worked at the Centre over these years, and special thanks to our dialogue partners, friends, benefactors and companions on the journey, sisters and brothers all.


  • Introducing the four types of interreligious dialogue (p. 1)

News Items

  • Staff from the Centre engage in the dialogues of life and theological exchange (pp. 2, 3)
  • Sharing The Sydney Statement with the Minister for Multiculturalism (p. 3)
  • Underreporting and misreporting of Muslims in media (pp. 4, 5)
  • American Christian and Moroccan Muslim students get to know one another (p. 4)
  • Religions must work together for peace (p. 4)
  • Asian churches re-affirm interreligious dialogue (p. 5)
  • Lutherans publish Guidelines for Ministry in a Multi-Religious World (p. 5)

Feature Articles

  • Pope Francis’ visits to Kazakhstan and Bahrain (pp. 6, 7)
  • Bishop Vincent commissions Interfaith Commission Diocese of Parramatta (p. 8)
  • Dr Azza Karam pleads that Christ’s love is meant for all (p. 9)
  • Faiths acting together on climate change (p. 10)


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

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

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