Dear members & partners of EYCE, dear friends! Do you know when the hour has come? Christians in the early stages of Christianity were eagerly anticipating the coming of the Lord and the end of the world they lived in so that God’s new creation would come into being. Time has moved on since then and few of us are similarly awaiting the end of times. We rather got accommodated in the world we live (…) Read on →
European Christian and Muslim Youth show a good example of interreligious dialogue and dialogue with secularism
From 4th December to 11th December 2011 thirty five young people from Europe and beyond, Christians and Muslims, from different traditions and national backgrounds gathered in the European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary, for an Interreligious Study Session “Secularism and Religions: Working Together for a Common Europe” which was organised by the Ecumenical Youth Council in Europe (EYCE) and Forum of Muslim Youth and Student Organisations (FEMYSO) in cooperation with the Council of Europe (CoE).
“Moving towards a decade of close collaboration between European Christian and Muslim Youth, EYCE in collaboration with FEMYSO organised a study session to reflect about the relations between secularism and living faiths in Europe. It is important to note that this event was more than a vision, but a wider interfaith dialogue coming from the member organisations of EYCE and FEMYSO with a joint aim to work together to unite our work in the field of active citizenship. This was a good example of interreligious dialogue and LOVE,” said Najatte Kaaoiss, participant and member of the board of trustees of FEMYSO. Read on →