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Learning from live for Peace

“Each and every one of you will agree that it is better to talk with each other than to settle disputes with violence. Religions for Peace has been promoting that principle for 50 years.” – Ulrich Schneider, Director of the Foundation Peace Dialogue of the World Religions and Civil Society


Deeply rooted shared values

Representatives of different faith communities founded Religions for Peace 50 years ago. Their goal: To establish peace across all confessional boundaries. A look back shows just how much the challenges have changed since then.

The positive energies of religions

Meherzia Labidi Maïza is Honorary President of Religions for Peace and is well aware of the potential for conflict harbored by religions. But she continually brings hostile parties together and is convinced that dialogue represents a path to peace.

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