Interfaith Contacts- International

The following is a list of religious and interfaith organisations along with their contact details. This resource is intended to support networking among these groups and to provide information for people interested in interfaith relations.


Description: Based on the Golden Rule, the Charter is the result of a wish made by Karen Armstrong in 2008. You may choose to affirm the Charter, and join over 18,000 people who have already done so.   

Christian Conference of Asia
Description: Believing that the purpose of God for the church in Asia is life together in a common obedience of witness to the mission of God in the world, CCA exists as an organ and a forum of continuing cooperation among the churches and national Christian bodies in Asia within the framework of the wider ecumenical movement.

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland
Description: Churches Together in Britain and Ireland serves the churches of the four nations on their shared journey towards full visible unity in Christ.

Consultation for Interfaith Education
Description: The Consultation for Interfaith Education is a consortium of organizations led by a steering committee that is comprised of representatives of the member organizations.

Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions
Description: The Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions was created to cultivate harmony among the world's religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world. Its history dates back to the 1893 World's Parliament of Religions, which marks the first formal gathering of representatives of eastern and western spiritual traditions, and is recognized today as the birth of formal interreligious dialogue worldwide. The Council has held periodic events in the past 15 years inviting people from around the world and from every religious and spiritual tradition to come together in peace and understanding.

Description: The Elijah Interfaith Institute is a multinational organization dedicated to fostering peace between the world's diverse faith communities through interfaith dialogue, education, research and dissemination. Its unique programming generates interfaith dialogue at the highest levels, bringing together world religious leaders and renowned scholars the world over, through research projects, public conferences and community-based initiatives.

Interfaith Youth Core
Description: Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) builds mutual respect and pluralism among young people from different religious traditions by empowering them to work together to serve others.

International Association for Religious Freedom
Description: The International Association for Religious Freedom is a registered charity based in the United Kingdom which has the aim of working for freedom of religion and belief at a global level.

International Council of Christians and Jews (Also see ICCJ Resource Website.)
Description: The ICCJ serves as the umbrella organisation of 38 national Jewish-Christian dialogue organisations world-wide.

International Interfaith Centre 
International Interfaith Organisations Network 
Interfaith Information Online

Description: The International Interfaith Centre promotes interreligious understanding and co-operation between different faith communities and organisations of religious or spiritual conviction.

National Council of Churches USA
Description: Since its founding in 1950, the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA has been the leading force for ecumenical cooperation among Christians in the United States. The NCCCUSA pursues its interfaith work through the Interfaith Relations Commission.

Description: The main focus of NAIN is to support the growth of interfaith understanding by supporting the work of member interfaith councils, projects and organisations in North America. NAIN chooses the term "network" to describe its work rather than institution, organisation or association.

Pluralism Project at Harvard University
Description: Through an expanding network of affiliates, we document the contours of our multi-religious society, explore new forms of interfaith engagement, and study the impact of religious diversity in civic life.

Presence & Engagement, Church of England
Description: The website is intended to encourage and support the mission and ministry of parishes and other Anglican communities in multi religious contexts.

St. Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace
Description: Purpose is to inspire and equip people to pursue reconciliation and peace-making in their own communities and lives.

St. Philip's Centre
Description: Our objectives are to deliver training to Christians, lay and ordained, to enable them to live confidently in a multi-faith society and engage, within their various contexts, in dialogue and mission; and to deliver training and consultancy to public and private sector organisations, and to those of other faiths, to enable them to develop faith awareness and to understand the role of faiths in society.

United Religions Initiative
Description: The United Religions Initiative (URI) was chartered in 2000 by an extraordinary global community committed to promoting enduring, daily interfaith cooperation and to ending religiously motivated violence.

World Congress of Faiths
Description: The World Congress of Faiths believes that understanding between people of different religions is important for good community relations, for moral and spiritual renewal and for world peace.

World Council of Churches
Description: The World Council of Churches (WCC) is the broadest and most inclusive among the many organized expressions of the modern ecumenical movement, a movement whose goal is Christian unity.

World Council of Religious Leaders
Description: The World Council of Religious Leaders is a direct outcome of The Millennium World Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders that opened at The United Nations in 2000, an independent body, works to bring religious resources to support the work of the United Nations, Governements and International Bodies in our common quest for peace. WCORL is not an official part of the United Nations, nor does it have any status with the United Nations. It is committed to Building an Integrated Framework for Peace.



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