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8th December 2019

Philippines: Promoting a Culture of Dialogue as a Path to Peace

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To mark the Year of Ecumenism, Interreligious Dialogue and Indigenous Peoples in 2020, the Catholic Church has unveiled a new logo and theme for the celebration.

According to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, the special year aims to celebrate “the human fraternity by promoting the culture of dialogue as a path to peace”.

It also aims “to work for unity and harmony while respecting diversity and to recognize indigenous peoples’ identities, spiritualities and ancestral domain.”

The celebration is part of the nine-year “spiritual journey”, which started in 2013, to prepare for the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines in 2021.

Source: CBCPNews

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1 thought on “Philippines: Promoting a Culture of Dialogue as a Path to Peace”

  1. I have to know more about the Indigenous Peoples in the province of Antique. I’m the chairperson for the Commission on Indigenous Peoples in the Diocese of San Jose de Antique.

    I ask our senior members who worked in Antique to share with me your knowledge and experiences with the Ati, the Binukot, the Suludnon, and the Iraynon, among others.

    Thanks.

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