The Nature and Goals of the Council

1) to promote respect, mutual understanding, and collaboration between Catholics and the followers of others religious traditions;
2) to encourage the study of religions;
3) to promote the formation of persons dedicated to dialogue.


(N.B. It should be noted that the PCID does not have responsibility for Christian-Jewish relations. These are the competence of the Commission for Religious Relations with Jews, which comes under the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.)

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