United Church of Canada to Release Document Seeking Reconciliation With Muslims

February 8, 2004

Source: IslamOnline.net


On February 8, 2004 IslamOnline.net reported, "The United Church of Canada acknowledged a long history of hostility toward Muslims in Christianity and asserted that the image of Islam which 'today is too often depicted as a religion of violence' should be reversed. The Church, the main representative of Canadian Protestants, will release in mid-February a document seeking reconciliation with Muslims based on commonalities between the two religions, Margaret Sumdh, a member of the church’s Interfaith Committee, told IslamOnline.net...Entitled 'That We May Know Each Other', the document delves deep into the relation between Islam and Christianity in the Canadian context."