Latest Edition - Bridges - March 2018


  • The Editorial assures us we can all make a difference, p. 1.
  • News from the Centre introduces Ryan Epondulan and our recent activities, p. 2.
  • News from the World highlights people who have made a difference, p. 3.
  • Blessing of the Centre reports on the official launch by Bishop Long of our new Centre in Blacktown, p. 4.
  • Pope Francis in Myanmar and Burma reflects on interfaith as a door, a ladder and a path, p. 5.
  • Catholic-Muslim Forum highlights nine points of agreement that inspire cooperation, p, 6.
  • Washington Declaration: religious leaders commit to cooperation for the common good, p. 7.
  • What’s Coming Up: names upcoming faith celebrations, p. 8.

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