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World Religions in Assisi with Pope Francis

Memory of Jesus crucified

The Everyday Prayer

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Sugitani Gijun

Tendai Buddhist Denomination, Japan

General Secretary of the Inter-religious Summit of Prayer of Hiei Mountain in 1987. He chaired the Tendai section of Japanese Buddhism. At present, he is the General Secretary of the Japanese Committee at the World Conference on Religions and Peace, an inter-religious and inter-confessional organization, acting in critical situations in several parts of the world, through dialogue with the representatives of different religions. Recently, he was appointed President of the International Permanent Committee of Disarm and Security of this World Conference. The Committee also operates through dialogue between the leaders of different religions and experts of the sector.

Assisi 2016 - Thirst for Peace


Tirana 2015 - Peace is Always Possible


Antwerp 2014 Peace is the future


Sarajevo 2012


September 11: Religions in Dialogue for Peace


Barcelona 2010


Krakow 2009


Cyprus 2008


Memory of Jesus crucified

The Everyday Prayer

Munich  2011

of H.H. Pope
Benedict XVI

09.11 - Destined to live together: New York - München
Destined to Live Together
Semptember 11, 2001
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October 8 2016

Letter of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Marco Impagliazzo, president of the Community of Sant'Egidio

Back to Constantinople from Assisi 2016, the patriarch wrote a letter of gratitude and appreciation to the Community.
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September 20 2016

Christians are called to be trees of life that absorb indifference: Pope Francis at the prayer for peace in Assisi

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September 20 2016

The words of Pope Francis at the Closing Ceremony of Thirst for Peace in Assisi

#peaceispossible #prayforpeace
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September 20 2016

There is a richness to proclaim, safeguard, and live together. The address of Bartholomew I at the Closing Ceremony

#Assisi #peaceispossible
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September 17 2016

Assisi 2016, providential gift and gesture. Andrea Riccardi's reflection on "Avvenire"

The "spirit of Assisi" has been the proposal of the art of living together, religiously founded.
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August 18 2016

Pope Francis on 20 September in Assisi for the Meeting "Thirst for peace. Faiths and Cultures in Dialogue ",

The news was given today by the Vatican Press Office. The joy of the Community of Sant'Egidio in the statement of the president, Marco Impagliazzo
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