HRH Prince El Hassan attends Islam-Christianity colloquium

HRH Prince El Hassan attends Islam-Christianity colloquium
(Photo: Petra)
AMMAN — HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies, participated in the sixth colloquium between the Vatican Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue and the institute on the theme “Creative Commonalities between Christianity and Islam”. اضافة اعلان

During the meeting, Prince El Hassan emphasized the crucial role in education and shared religious values in fortifying the foundations of justice and peace, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

He highlighted the significance of ensuring the dignity and rights of all individuals as part of the endeavor to establish a new human system where people can mutually support one another.

Fostering trustAs part of these efforts, he advocated for the creation of a platform for open discourse aimed at fostering trust and facilitating mutual familiarity among individuals who reside and interact in culturally converging regions.

An effort in which he believes will cultivate better collaboration, comprehension, and problem solving amongst groups.

Pope Francis shared his appreciation and gratitude to His Majesty King Abdullah for his attention to the Christian communities in not only the Kingdom, but in the region.

His holiness also thanked the prince for the contribution of the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies in preserving and appreciating the Arab Christian heritage.

Participants also thanked Prince El Hassan for his valuable contributions to the symposium and a joint statement was released on the call for respect for human dignity, and appreciating diversity and difference.

The symposium is the sixth series of meetings by Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies and Vatican Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue since 2009. The colloquium is held alternatively every two years in either Amman or Rome.

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