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Dominican Partners with Interfaith Youth Core to Promote Interfaith Dialogue 19 April , 2011

Filed under: Interfaith Issues — Administrator @ 11:00 am
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“Imagine a world where people from different religious backgrounds come together to create understanding and respect by serving their communities. This is the world we are building.” (IFYC website)

Dominican University is taking the leap. In an effort to improve religious understanding, Dominican has partnered with the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) to serve as a model campus for initiating and supporting interfaith dialogue. One of only a handful of schools in the nation to participate in this intensive partnership with IFYC, the initiative will engage the entire university community over a three-year period.

“The timing of this initiative is pertinent and powerful,” says President Donna M. Carroll. “ Looking forward, interfaith dialogue and cooperation are vitally important to the creation of healthy communities, and a university like Dominican, with its own strong Catholic tradition, can be a catalyst for encouraging such conversation.”

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