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NZ Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders unite

New Zealand Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders unite in sending online messages of support to Kiwi Catholics at WYD 08

Multi-religious messages for World Youth Day underline theme of inter-faith dialogue

Auckland 16 July 2008 - As World Youth Day 2008 officially kicks off in Sydney, where 4,000 Kiwi Catholics are joining more than 100,000 young pilgrims from 120 countries, New Zealand Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders have united in sending online messages of support to the Kiwi Catholics at WYD 08.

The messages of support are posted on the ‘YoungNZCatholics’ channel on YouTube at (http://nz.youtube.com/user/YoungNZCatholics)

You can check each individual video recording:

Anglican Church of NZ

Baptist Church of NZ

Jewish Community of NZ

Muslim Community of NZ

Vision Network New Zealand

Presbyterian Church of NZ

Salvation Army of NZ

The themes of World Youth Day 2008 include building bridges between faiths, the promotion of social justice, peace and environmental sustainability, as well as friendship among world youth and encouraging youth to be leaders.


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