"The ultimate goal is to dispel misconceptions and break down barriers,” said Regina Archbishop Daniel Bohan referring to the National Roman Catholic Evangelical Dialogue following a Toronto meeting in December. Bohan is Co-Chair of the Dialogue with Reverend David Freeman, Vice President Canadian Ministries for the Christian and Missionary Alliance. “We engage in dialogue, seeking mutual understanding, trying to learn from one another and trying to get rid of and clarify stereotypes,” said Freeman.
The dialogue began when the two faith communities found themselves with similar positions in presentations made to the parliament of Canada and the Supreme Court particularly on the dignity of human life, definition of marriage and other issues, according to Freeman. That led to what both Bohan and Freeman called a task force to dialogue whether there should be a dialogue between the two. After about a year-and-and-a-half the Canadian Council of Catholic Bishops and the...Read More