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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Pope Francis meets Buddhist monks

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

Fifteenth Ongoing Formation Course on Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue in Franciscan Mission

Nov 05, 2020 | News
The Secretariat for Missions and Evangelisation reports that the fifteenth Course of Ongoing Formation for Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue has just been completed. The course was held from 26 to 29 October 2020, via streaming....

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...
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Please visit the websites of our Partners to learn more about Dialogue and how you can share in this graced work with us.

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