Church to intensify dialogue with different sectors of society

Published January 12, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Christina Hermoso

In line with the observance of the Year of Ecumenism, Interreligious Dialogue, and Indigenous Peoples, the local Church will intensify its dialogue with the different sectors of society.

Members of the church hold a cross during a mass at the Santiago cathedral, in Santiago, Chile July 25, 2018. Picture taken July 25, 2018. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/ MANILA BULLETIN
(REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/ MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)

“The Church continues to hold dialogue with other Christian denominations (ecumenism) and other religions. We also hold dialogue with other sectors of society,” said Fr. Carlos Reyes, former executive secretary of the Catholic Bishops ‘Conference of the Philippines -Episcopal Commission on Interreligious Dialogue over Church -run Radio Veritas.

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, earlier, cited the important role played by dialogue in pushing for peace and unity amid differences.

The theme for the CBCP’s observance of the Year of Ecumenism, Interreligious Dialogue and Indigenous Peoples is Dialogue Towards Harmony. It is part of the nine-year spiritual journey towards

the celebration of the 500th year of Christianity in the country.

 
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