WCC Adopts "A Minute on Mutual Respect, Responsibility and Dialogue with People of Other Faiths"
The World Council of Churches General Assembly on Thursday adopted the linked "Minute on Mutual Respect, Responsibility and Dialogue with People of other Faiths." It stresses the importance of interfaith dialogue on a local and a global level and urges churches and councils of churches to "create platforms for such dialogues". Referring to the cartoon controversy it says, "As people of faith we understand the pain caused by the disregard of something considered precious to faith. We deplore the publications of the cartoons. We also join with the voices of many Muslim leaders in deploring the violent reactions to the publications."For the full statement please click here.