Why ‘A Common Word’?
Unprecedented Global Acceptance
Since the launch of A Common Word, hundreds of Muslim
and Christian scholars, leaders and intellectuals have approved
and commented on the initiative; including H.H. the Pope
and many grand muftis.
The ACW Letter »
Initial signatories »
New signatories »
Since the launch of ACW five years ago several major events that brought together
some of the most revered scholars from within Islam and Christianity have been organized.
These events have lead to joint declarations, the establishment of institutes and much more.
View All Major ACW Events »
Although it has only been 5 years since ACW was originally published there have already been dozens of major publications covering it with several books focused soley around it. See the list of publications »
Many top universities have developed courses, programs, and conferences
based around the A Common Word principles including Cambridge,
Yale, Georgetown, and many others.
Learn how universities have adopted A Common Word »
Hundreds of articles—carried by thousands of press outlets – have
been written about A Common Word in English alone, making it
perhaps the most-covered interfaith initiative ever.
Browse 916 articles covering A Common Word »
Reports and Opinions »
Soon after ACW launched major Muslim and Christian scholars agreed to create reading lists to help the other gain a better understanding of each other’s faith.View all of the reading lists »
Join the 19056 people who endorsed ‘A Common Word’ and show the world
you support a brighter future based around compassion and understanding.
Organize a WIHW Event
Each February thousands of people all over the world gather in
celebration of the World Interfaith Harmony Week, an extension of
the A Common Word initiative. Start off by sending a letter of
support and then organize an event.
About the World Interfaith Harmony Week »
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