Tunis Hosts Conference On Islamic-Christian Dialogue

November 2, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Tunisia Online News


One of the tenets of Tunisian political and cultural life is the promotion of the dialogue of civilization and religions. In this context a conference was held on Saturday in Tunis on the theme “Islamic-Christian dialogue: a challenge or an opportunity”. The event was chaired by the Jean Louis Tauran, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. Cardinal Tauran is also in charge of the Commission for Religious Relations with Muslims.

The event was organized by the Ben Ali Chair for The Dialogues of Civilizations and Religions and Diocese of Tunis.

During the conference, Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran gave a talk on the Islamic-Christian relations. He explained that Christian-Muslim encounter finds its deepest motivation, and its platform, in monotheistic faith.