11/06/2013 2:27 pm

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the Pope’s senior advisor on interreligious dialogue, is in the UK from 12-16 June 2013 to affirm and strengthen the good interreligious relations we have in England and Wales.

The Cardinal will visit a number of religious places of worship, offer prayers for peace in their different traditions and encourage working together for the common good and for a more peaceful world.


Wednesday, 12 June

  Arrival in London

Thursday, 13 June


Visit to a Hindu Mandir (“Temple”)

Tour of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan, Neasden, London

Seminar with Hindus: ‘Catholics and Hindus: The Practice of compassion as a contribution to peace’


Interfaith Event: Westminster Cathedral Hall

Theme: Together in Prayer for Peace

Open to the public


Friday, 14 June


Visit to a Jain Derasar (“Temple”)

Tour of the Oshwal community’s Derasar

Seminar with the Jains: ‘Catholics and Jains: The practice of non-violence as a contribution to peace’


Saturday, 15 June


Visit to a Sikh Gurdwara (“Temple”)

Tour of Guru Nanak Nishkham Sevak Jatha

Seminar with the Sikhs: ‘Catholics and Sikhs: Service to humanity as a contribution to peace’


Vespers at St. Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham

Address by H.E. Cardinal Tauran


Sunday, 16 June


Holy Mass at Westminster Cathedral

Homily by H.E. Cardinal Tauran



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