A Church in Dialogue: Pope Francis and the summons to ecumenical, inter-faith and cultural conversationsExport this event to calendar

Friday, April 24, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

We must enter into dialogue with contemporary cultures, science, non-believers, and other religious traditions, argues Bishop Donald Bolen.

Free of Charge | Free Parking | Wheelchair Accessible | No Registration Required

Bishop Donald BolenThe Church enters into dialogue with the world in which it lives, because God has first entered into dialogue with us. Pope Francis has stressed that “either we stand together with the culture of dialogue and encounter, or we all lose”. He has summoned us to enter with courage “into the Areopagus of contemporary cultures”, to dialogue with science, with non-believers, with other religious traditions and with other Christian communities. Why, how, and where do such ecumenical, inter-faith and cultural conversations take place? Why does faithfulness to the Gospel now summon us to be a Church in dialogue?

Cost 
Free
Location 
STJ - St. Jerome's University
C. L. Siegfried Hall
290 Westmount Road North

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G3
Canada

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