Category Archives: Muslim Catholic relations

Contemporary of Rumi – St Francis of Assisi

  Contemporary of Rumi – St Francis of Assisi Prelude             The seventh and eighth centuries CE allowed easy converse between Christians, Jews, and Muslims. It was only with the subsequent involvement of the state with religious questions that these … Continue reading

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THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND ISLAM – the fundamental attitude

 THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND ISLAM – the fundamental attitude by Rev. Dr John Dupuche The following pages show both the fundamental attitude of the Catholic Church towards Islam and the manner in which this attitude is being lived out in practice … Continue reading

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The Prophet Muhammad: lessons for our day

The Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)[1]: lessons for our day Rev. Dr John Dupuche Introduction The Second Vatican Council (1962-65), states with regard to Islam: “… the plan of salvation also includes those who acknowledge the Creator, in the first place amongst … Continue reading

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‘Discipleship’ in Islam and Christianity, a discussion

The figures of Muhammad and Jesus are very different. So too is the nature of discipleship in Islam and Christianity. See Reflections on discipleship in the Qur’an,                           … Continue reading

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Living in Harmony Accord, speech in Parliament House, Melbourne

Speech by John Dupuche on the occasion of the signing of the Living in Harmony Accord, in Queen’s Hall, Parliament of Victoria, 30 March 2005 At the conclusion of Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral on the first anniversary of the … Continue reading

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2012, John R. Dupuche, and Yasser Soliman. ‘Muslim-Catholic Relations in Australia, with special reference to Melbourne 1995 – 2010,’

John R. Dupuche, and Yasser Soliman. ‘Muslim-Catholic Relations in Australia, with special reference to Melbourne 1995 – 2010,’ in Catholics and Catholicism in Contemporary Australia. Abe Ata (ed.). Melbourne: David Lovell Publishing, 2012. pp. 52-65. Dupuche, John R. (95%) and … Continue reading

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