The Conference Theme of “Building Bridges through Interfaith Dialogue and Youth Participation” will engage participants in a dynamic experience of faith development as well as challenge them to positively respond to the universal call to holiness. Our world today more than ever before is faced with the challenge of overcoming the “faith divide” and the global citizenship divide in order to build the bridge of all bridges, the in...terreligious and international bridge that connects all humanity to God. The conference will create and promote interfaith collaboration and build bridges of trust, friendship and partnership among religiously diverse youth and provide a platform for local, national, regional and international collaboration. The conference will empower, support and encourage participants to accept and embrace the “Other” as potential co-creators of our collective future. According to Dr. Julia Chaitlin, this can be achieved through deliberate and consistent “dialogical communication, people-to-people processes rooted in justice, equality and tenacity, especially during the darkest of times”. The Conference is committed to providing a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary strategy to addressing fear-based belief systems, negative stereotypes, polarization, enemy images, and artificial barriers of hate and distrust that divide us.
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