Sunday, 3 July 2016

Franciscan International Dialogue Community in Turkey

St. Francis of Assisi traveled to Egypt in 1219 to meet with the Sultan. In 2016, some of his spiritual sons have established a new community in another predominantly Muslim country: Turkey.

A new friary in the Turkish city of Izmir represents the hope of several friars to witness to the Gospel, promote ecumenical and interreligious dialogue and dialogue with Turkish culture, according to a report Wednesday by the Fides news agency.
… See more at: http://aleteia.org/2016/04/07/franciscan-friars-open-new-community-in-muslim-country

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