“The contribution of Christians to the European integration process” »

“The contribution of Christians to the European integration process” is the subject of the Conference due to take place in Cracow on September 10th and 11th. Promoted by Cracow’s Pontificia Università Giovanni Paolo II, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Poland and the Robert Schuman Foundation in Luxembourg, with the support of the Commission of European […]

The Patriarch of Venice, father of Oasis Foundation, and the “popular Islam”. An interview by John Allen Jr. »

“This is a problem typical of our globalized society. We’re seeing an unprecedented encounter of people, cultures and religions, which is what I have in mind when I use the phrase meticciato di civiltà – a “hybridization of civiliations.” It’s a historical process currently underway, and its results are by no means certain. There are […]

Catholics Ponder Muslim Coexistence. The work of Scola and Oasis told by Time »

While summer tourists floated through Venice’s timeless splendor this week, the city was also hosting some visitors with little time to waste. Among them was the bishop from Jerusalem warning of the “hemorrhaging” of Christians from the Holy Land. Another prelate told of a letter sent last month by pro-Taliban elements to 50 Pakistani Christian […]

Oasis in Amman, people curious about the world: the analysis of Greg Soetomo »

A bright and sunny day welcomed the Oasis meeting in Amman last June. More than 70 people of every nationality coming from everywhere met for three days to talk about religious freedom. Before they got down to business they spent a whole day visiting some of the country’s most historically significant locations like Mount Nebo, […]