TITLE: The Amman Message: A Magisterium for Islam?
SPEAKER: Theodore E. McCarrick
EVENT DATE: 11/16/2011
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 72 minutes
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Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick discusses the similarities between Muslim and Christian quests for common understanding among adherents of each religion.
Speaker Biography: Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick is archbishop emeritus of Washington and a distinguished visiting scholar at the John W. Kluge Center. He has served on several international bodies and has been a member of the board of Catholic Relief Services for many years. In his retirement, he has been dedicated to inter-religious dialogue, especially in the Holy Land and the Middle East. He served as part of a delegation of American religious leaders that was instrumental in the release from Iranian prison of two young American hikers.