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.