Franciscan Dialogue

Way of Understanding, the Path to Peace

Welcome to the OFM Commission for Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue! Come and discover how Dialogue with our fellow Christians and with the faithful followers of other religions is our privileged way to promote God’s Kingdom of justice, love and peace for all His children.

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The Brothers are to strive to listen reverently to others… and be ready to enter into dialogue with everyone.

OFM General Constitutions
Article 93, §1

International Fraternity for Dialogue

International Fraternity for Dialogue Image The International Fraternity for Dialogue is a living sign of our commitment to Dialogue in the spirit of St. Francis. Our Brothers invite you to learn about their work and about how may join them in Dialogue with all people of faith and good will.
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News & Events

Message for the Month of Ramadan 2020

Apr 24, 2020 | News
To our Muslim brothers and sisters throughout the world: As-salaamu ‘alaykum! Peace be with you! On behalf of the Special Commission for Dialogue with Islam of the Order of Friars Minor, it gives me great...

Beyond Damietta: from Francis and the Sultan to the Future

Jan 08, 2020 | News
2019 witnessed a number of events recalling the encounter between St. Francis of Assisi and the Ayyūbid Sultan al-Malik al-Kāmil eight hundred years ago. Now that the anniversary has passed, a roundtable discussion looks to...
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