The Christian-Muslim Summit
Washington National Cathedral hosted a summit of Christian and Muslim faith leaders March 1–3, 2010, culminating in a public dialogue the evening of Wednesday, March 3, at 7 pm, in the Cathedral nave.
Read the Summit’s Call and Commitment to Action
Watch the Summit’s Public Dialogue
This is the first of four interfaith dialogues on reconciliation planned with the following four principals:
- In the absence of Ayatollah Dr. S. Mostafa Mohaghegh Damad, we welcome Ayatollah Dr. Ahmad Iravani, president of the Center for the Study of Islam & the Middle East and research scholar at the Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C.; representing the Shi’a Muslim tradition
- Professor Ahmad El Tayeb, president of Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt; representing the Sunni Muslim tradition
- His Eminence Jean-Louis Cardinal Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue, Vatican
- The Right Reverend John Bryson Chane, Episcopal bishop of Washington
A brief overview of the history, purpose, and aspirations of this summit.
The summit concluded with a public dialogue on Wednesday, March 3, 2010.