The essay starts mentioning Giorgio La Pira, member of the Italian Constituent Assembly, who recommended inter-religious dialogue as a way towards the World’s pacification. Then it deals with the evolution of post-Counciliar Catholic Church and its struggle in favor of religious freedom, both individual and institutional, as a fundamental right of the human being. Comparing religious freedom as guaranteed in the documents of the International community and the protection accorded by Islamic declarations, the Authors points out the difficulties of a dialogue between Christians and Muslims. The political community should create the conditions in order to develop such dialogue without controversies and should verify that in every society reciprocity is granted. The article concludes with Pope Benedict’s invitation to Abrahamic religions to enhance the dialogue of everyday life and intellectuals.
|Translated title of the contribution||[Autom. eng. transl.] Religious freedom and reciprocity in interreligious dialogue|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
- Inter-religious dialogue
- Religious Freedom