October 2, 2017

Statement of Commitment for the WIHW 2017

The World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) 2017 celebration reminds us of its theme: “Celebrating life in the Spirit of Mercy and Compassion.” In the midst of so much violence justified often by different ideologies, we, Muslims, Christians, and people of all living faiths and cultures express our solidarity to defend and protect life in this Read More

CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES For the Weeklong Celebration of WIHW 2017

Many Schools and Institutions have promised to participate on this Special Week-long Activities of the World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) through the listed activities of the program. Special Acknowledgments go to: • Ateneo de Zamboanga University • Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology (ZSCMST) • Secondary Schools Under DepED • Commission on Higher Read More

The Primer (World Interfaith Harmony Week)

The Primer (World Interfaith Harmony Week) What is the “World Interfaith Harmony Week”? A: The United Nations (UN) on October 20, 2010, recognizing the need for dialogue among different faiths and religions and their contribution for peace in the world, declared the first week of February of every year as “World Interfaith Harmony Week” between Read More

Harmony among Religions: The Golden Rule

Harmony among Religions: The Golden Rule It is an amazing discovery that in spite of differences, all major religions share the same “Golden Rule” of the love of neighbor. – Hinduism: “This is the sum of duty: Do not do to others what would cause you pain if done to you.” ( Mahabharata 5: 15-17) Read More