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Dialogue of Suffering, Liberation, and Fraternity: A Report on the Anniversary of Nostra Aetate : Castel Gandolfo and Vatican City June 23–27, 2015

Dialogue of Suffering, Liberation, and Fraternity: A Report on the Anniversary of Nostra Aetate :... Dialogue of Suffering, Liberation, and Fraternity: A Report on the Anniversary of Nostra Aetate Castel Gandolfo and Vatican City June 23­27, 2015 Jim Fredericks Loyola Marymount University Over a year ago, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the Prefect of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, met with Pope Francis, reminding him that the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, the Second Vatican Council's call to the Catholic Church for interreligious dialogue, was coming in October 2015. The Cardinal came prepared with a number of proposals about how to celebrate the anniversary. The Pope, however, had his own ideas. Francis asked the Cardinal to invite "our friends" who follow other religious paths to come to Rome for a new kind of interreligious meeting, what he called a "dialogue of fraternity." The first of these new dialogues took place last June. About twenty Buddhists from various US cities gathered with the same number of Catholics at the pope's summer residence atop Castel Gandolfo for six days of listening, learning and, most of all, imagining how we might work together in the future. Up in Castel Gandolfo, Cardinal Tauran left us with the clear impression that a new era in the work of dialogue http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Buddhist-Christian Studies University of Hawai'I Press

Dialogue of Suffering, Liberation, and Fraternity: A Report on the Anniversary of Nostra Aetate : Castel Gandolfo and Vatican City June 23–27, 2015

Buddhist-Christian Studies , Volume 36 – Oct 10, 2016

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Dialogue of Suffering, Liberation, and Fraternity: A Report on the Anniversary of Nostra Aetate Castel Gandolfo and Vatican City June 23­27, 2015 Jim Fredericks Loyola Marymount University Over a year ago, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the Prefect of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, met with Pope Francis, reminding him that the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, the Second Vatican Council's call to the Catholic Church for interreligious dialogue, was coming in October 2015. The Cardinal came prepared with a number of proposals about how to celebrate the anniversary. The Pope, however, had his own ideas. Francis asked the Cardinal to invite "our friends" who follow other religious paths to come to Rome for a new kind of interreligious meeting, what he called a "dialogue of fraternity." The first of these new dialogues took place last June. About twenty Buddhists from various US cities gathered with the same number of Catholics at the pope's summer residence atop Castel Gandolfo for six days of listening, learning and, most of all, imagining how we might work together in the future. Up in Castel Gandolfo, Cardinal Tauran left us with the clear impression that a new era in the work of dialogue

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Buddhist-Christian StudiesUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Oct 10, 2016

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