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Catholic Muslim Relations

Jaweed Kaleem

How Pope Francis' Pilgrimage To The Holy Land Could Be A Turning Point In Christian-Muslim Relations | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.23.2014 | Religion

For the past week, it's all that Khaldoun Barghouti, a resident of Ramallah in the West Bank, has seen on TV, heard on the radio and read when he logs...

A New Cathedral in the Heart of the Muslim World

Joop Koopman | Posted 05.18.2014 | Religion
Joop Koopman

Bishop Camillo Ballin, an Italian-born Comboni missionary, heads the Roman Catholic Vicariate of Northern Arabia. He is overseeing the first-ever building of a new cathedral in Bahrain, on land given to the Church by Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah.

Pope Francis Has A Model For Muslim Engagement In St. Francis Of Assisi

Posted 03.16.2013 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) Just as many Catholics have connected Pope Francis' humility and austere lifestyle with that of St. F...

Pope Francis And The Future Of Catholic-Muslim Relations

Daniel Tutt | Posted 05.15.2013 | Religion
Daniel Tutt

If St. Francis' love for all of God's creation, animals, plants, rivers and mountains is alive and with us today, just like his ascetic mission of poverty, then so is his bold peacemaking with the Muslim world. This is a mission worthy of his name, and one can only hope that the current Pope Francis heeds this call.

What Muslims Want In A New Pope

Posted 03.12.2013 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) Together, Islam and Catholicism represent about 40 percent of the world's population, so the estimate...

Reflections On Christian-Muslim Relations And The Legacy Of Pope Benedict XVI

Amb. Ufuk Gokcen | Posted 03.11.2013 | Religion
Amb. Ufuk Gokcen

As the conclave begins on Tuesday, much of the Muslim world looks at the future of the papacy with a hope that the new pope will build on the positive aspects of the previous two papacies and create a relationship of deeper dialogue and mutual understanding with the Muslim community.