Major ‘A Common Word’ Events

November 13, 2014

The Third Catholic-Muslim Forum

After three days of intense presentations and discussions, leading Muslim and Catholic representatives successfully concluded the third Catholic-Muslim Forum which was held under the theme "Working Together to Serve Others”. Click here to read more »

6th and 7th December, 2013

‘A Common Word’ and the future of Muslim-Christian dialogue: Conference

April 11, 2013

The Boundaries of Religious Pluralism & Freedom: The Devil is in the Detail

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February 23, 2013

The Importance of Multi-faith Understanding & the Dangers of Religious Ignorance

On February 3, 2013, the College of William & Mary hosted a full-day seminar titled “The Importance of Multi-Faith Understanding and the Dangers of Religious Ignorance” Click here to read more »

November 9, 2012

Eugen Biser: A Common Word Between Us and You

October 24, 2012

Heythrop College – ‘A Common Word’ five years on

Leading Christians and Muslims consider the impact of this groundbreaking document on Muslim-Christian relations Click here to read more »

October 12-13, 2012

Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford

Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford Love in Three Abrahamic Religions: A two-day open symposium at Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford celebrating the fifth year of the issuing of A Common Word Between Us and You; An Open Letter and Call from Muslim Religious Leaders.
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July 11, 2012

Report on the Inter-Religious Tensions and Crisis in Nigeria

Report on the Inter-Religious Tensions and Crisis in Nigeria of the International Joint Delegation of The World Council of Churches and The Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, May 2012
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June 18, 2012

Transcript of Prince Ghazi Interview with Oxford Islamic Studies 2012

April 8, 2012

Launch of the Malaysian edition of Lejla Demiri’s book ‘A Common Word: Text and Reflections: A Resource for Parishes and Mosques’

November 23, 2011

The Second Muslim Catholic Forum
2011, at the Baptism Site, Jordan

  1. Delegations
  2. Press Release
  3. Address by H.R.H. Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad [En] [Ar]
  4. Address by His Eminence Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran [En]
  5. Final Declaration [En] [Ar]
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April 20, 2011

A Common Word: Responding to the Challenges of Religious Pluralism and Conflict Resolution

As the official representative of A Common Word in North America, the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University will host a follow-up meeting to its successful conference A Common Word: A Global Agenda for Change, held in October of 2009. This year’s conference will explore concrete initiatives undertaken by practitioners from Muslim and […] Click here to read more »

November 1, 2010

World Council of Churches

"Transforming Communities: Christians and Muslims Building a Common Future"

October 21, 2010

H.R.H. Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad delivers H.M. King Abdullah II’s World Interfaith Harmony Week proposal at U.N.

September 26, 2010

King of Jordan proposes World Interfaith Harmony Week

At the UNGA 2010, the King of Jordan proposed an annual observance of a World Interfaith Harmony Week to promote tolerance among different faiths.
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September 3, 2010

The Royal Aal Al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought Environment Symposium

The Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought's Symposium on the Environment The 'Islam, Christianity and the Environment' Symposium Invites Muslim and Christian (Eugen Biser) Scholars to Amman, Jordan Click here to read more »

November 18, 2009

Evangelicals and A Common Word

Evangelical Theological Society
New Orleans, LA
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October 14, 2009

Georgetown University and the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding with the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought

"A Common Word Between Us And You: A Global Agenda For Change" Click here to read more »

May 9, 2009

Pope Benedict XVI Visits Jordan ‘Following-up with A Common Word’

April 20, 2009

Seeking Muslim, Christian and Jewish Wisdom in the Fifteenth, Twenty-first and Fifty-eighth centuries: A Muscat Manifesto

By Prof. David F. Ford,

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March 26, 2009

The 2009 Rudolph C. Barnes Sr. Symposium

February 20, 2009

Fisher Lecture—Catholic Chaplaincy, Cambridge University

David Burrell, C.S.C. Click here to read more »

February 1, 2009

A Common Word – Dossier

By Islamica Magazine, Issue 21

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November 22, 2008

A Common Word wins the Eugen Biser Award of 2008

November 4, 2008

First Seminar of the Catholic-Muslim Forum, Rome

November 3, 2008

“A Common Word” wins the UK AMSS 2008 Building Bridges Award!

AMSS muslim scientists V398.pdf AWARD Press Release Common Word.pdf AWARD Press Release Nasr.pdf Click here to read more »

November 1, 2008

More than 460 Islamic organizations and associations declare support for “A Common Word”

October 15, 2008

A Common Word Conference with The Archbishop of Canterbury and Cambridge University

July 14, 2008

Archbishop of Canterbury, detailed response to A Common Word

March 6, 2008

Muslims and The Vatican agree to a new World Muslim-Catholic Forum based on A Common Word

December 23, 2007

A Muslim Message of Thanks and of Christmas Greetings

November 18, 2007

Response of over 300 leading Christian scholars to A Common Word