change language
you are in: home - ecumenis...dialogue - internat...or peace - antwerp ...e future contact usnewsletterlink

Support the Community

  

Opening 'Paths of Peace' in a world marked by too many conflicts: the International meeting of world religions for peace

Marco Impagliazzo: 'It will be the most important event for peace of the year, a strong message against wars, divisions and walls, in order to restore a soul to countries and continents in crisis'

Berlin's youth message to Europe: No More Walls

The event promoted by the Youth for Peace of Sant'Egidio in the multiethnic district of Neukölln, for a society of coexistence

 
printable version
September 9 2014 19:00 | Grote Markt

Testimony


Ebrahim Al-Hajj Murad


Chief negotiator in the peace process for Mindanao, Philippines

I come from the southern Philippines, from the island of Mindanao, and I feel honored to be together with you today.

I would like to tell you that the spirit of Assisi arrived in Mindanao too! 

I say this because in our country religions have been important actors in helping the long process of peace negotiations.

The signing of the peace agreement on 27th March this year has put an end to the long war that lasted over 40 years. 

While the flames of so many conflicts are still burning all over the world, after the long night of war, today a new dawn of peace is born in Mindanao. 

Yes, peace is possible! 

There is no future without peace! 

Peace is victory for all! 

Dialogue between religions and cultures can change the world and can build peace. Let us continue to live together in this spirit, let us continue to build our common future, because… Peace is the Future!

Thank you

 

PROGRAMMA
PDF

LIVE STREAMING



RELATED NEWS
July 21 2017
ROME, ITALY

Opening 'Paths of Peace' in a world marked by too many conflicts: the International meeting of world religions for peace


Marco Impagliazzo: 'It will be the most important event for peace of the year, a strong message against wars, divisions and walls, in order to restore a soul to countries and continents in crisis'
IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | CA | ID
June 20 2017
ROME, ITALY

Central African Republic: an agreement for immediate cease-fire and a road map to peace was signed at Sant'Egidio

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | CA | NL | RU | HU
October 24 2011

The Spirit of Assisi: 25 Years of Prayer for Peace

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | CA | NL | RU
March 21 2011

Jos (Nigeria): a Conference on peace, the service to the poor and the intereligious dialogue

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | CA | NL
all related news

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS
August 1 2017 | PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA

The Saturday night of Pretoria's Sant'Egidio youth with the poor: story of a contagious solidarity

IT | EN | FR | ID
July 25 2017

Summer of Solidarity 2017 with the Community of Sant'Egidio: some pictures from the world

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | ID
July 21 2017 | ROME, ITALY

Opening 'Paths of Peace' in a world marked by too many conflicts: the International meeting of world religions for peace


Marco Impagliazzo: 'It will be the most important event for peace of the year, a strong message against wars, divisions and walls, in order to restore a soul to countries and continents in crisis'
IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | CA | ID

ASSOCIATED PRESS
August 19 2017
Vida Nueva
Noche en blanco para cambiar el terror por la paz
August 5 2017
L'Eco di Bergamo
Impagliazzo: "Caccia alle ONG ora basta, si perseguano i trafficanti"
August 1 2017
Notizie Italia News
Cent’anni di denuncia dell’“inutile strage” che è ogni guerra …
July 30 2017
HASEPOST
Angela Merkel kommt zum katholischen Weltfriedenstreffen – aber nicht nach Osnabrück
July 22 2017
Avvenire
Un mondo ferito dalle guerre ha bisogno di «strade di pace»
all press-related