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Indonesia President Joko Widodo (3rd L) and  other dignitaries marking Independence Day at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, August 17, 2017.

Indonesia President Joko Widodo (3rd L) and other dignitaries marking Independence Day at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, August 17, 2017.

Indonesia marks Independence Day urging pluralism

17/08/2017 14:49

On the occasion of Indonesia’s Independence Day, the president and Church evoke the Pancasila to foster pluralism and fight radicalism and inequality.

 

Catholic Bishops' conference of the Philippines (CBCP)

Catholic Bishops' conference of the Philippines (CBCP)

Philippine bishops encourage dialogue to offset extremism ‎

11/07/2017 14:26

In a statement at the end of their plenary assembly, the bishops addressed issues such as inter-religious dialogue and cooperation , extremism, the conflict in Marawi,  martial law

 

 

Studies have revealed there is support for radical ideas and violence among Indonesian students.

Studies have revealed there is support for radical ideas and violence among Indonesian students.

Indonesia Catholic educators aim to counter extremism

11/07/2017 13:29

Experts are drawing up guidelines to instill tolerance and pluralism in students at Catholic and state schools

 

Cardinal Pietro Parolin

Cardinal Pietro Parolin led the Holy See's delegation to the UN summit on migration and to the 71st session of the UN General Assembly

Card. Parolin: Religion has been hijacked as a pretext for violence

21/09/2016 16:14

The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, has reiterated Pope Francis’ view that it is not religion which fuels extremist violence, but rather “political interests” and “societal ills"

 

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein addresses the 28th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein addresses the 28th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva

UN High Commissioner: human rights at risk globally

06/03/2015 08:31

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has warned that the world may be at a turning point in the fight against terror

Brian Grim, President of the Religious Freedom and Business Foundation

Brian Grim, President of the Religious Freedom and Business Foundation

Radical love, business: key to countering radicalization?

23/02/2015 15:46

The President of the Religious Freedom and Business Foundation, Brian Grim offers a new and perhaps "radical" tool kit in the effort to combat the rise of religious extremism.

Smoke rises from a police station set ablaze by Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria 14 February.

Smoke rises from a police station set ablaze by Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria 14 February.

More civilians killed in Nigeria

18/02/2015 09:29

More civilians in Nigeria were killed in attacks on Tuesday, amid increasing tension ahead of the country’s upcoming elections. The attacks are believed to be linked to Boko Haram.