Category Archives: Interfaith Dialogue

Ecumenical Representatives in Cork join in Iftar Meal at end of Ramadan

The members of the Cork Ecumenical Standing Committee – representatives appointed by their respective bishops or church authorities – recently accepted the invitation of Imam Ihab Ahmed to attend the Iftar Meal with his Muslim community at the end of … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Diocese, Ecumenism, Interfaith Dialogue

Statement by Bishop Paul Colton ~ Closure of Cork Synagogue

Statement by Bishop Paul Colton in response to the closure of The Synagogue in Cork The Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork has made the following statement in response to the news of the closure … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Interfaith Dialogue, Ireland, News Release, People from Cork

Cork Christians Accept Muslim Invitation to Mark the Last Friday of Ramadan

Muslims in Cork, together with Muslims around the world have been observing the holy month of Ramadan where fasting from sunrise to sunset for the period is one of the five pillars of Islam. Ramadan is observed in accordance with … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Church of Ireland, Diocese, Interfaith Dialogue

Leaders of the Muslim Foundation of Cork Bring Christmas Greetings to the Church of Ireland

The exchange of greetings can be heard here  

Posted in Christmas, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Interfaith Dialogue

Landmark Resource for Christian-Muslim Dialogue in Ireland Launched in Cork

On Wednesday, 16th January 2013, a significant step forward in the landscape of interfaith dialogue between Christians and Muslims in Ireland was launched at the City Hall, Cork by Deputy Lord Mayor , Councillor Emmet O’Halloran. A new resource booklet … Continue reading

Posted in Contemporary Issues, Cork, Ecumenism, Interfaith Dialogue