Many attend talk on Muslims, Catholics - Catholic Courier

Many attend talk on Muslims, Catholics

More than 70 people gathered on July 10 at St. Mary’s Southside Church in Elmira to hear Deacon George Dardess speak about the shared Muslim-Catholic commitment to social justice.

Deacon Dardess, who serves at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Rochester, is a pioneer in building relationships between Christians and Muslims. He is author of several books about the Catholic and Muslim faiths, including his latest, Do We Worship The Same God?: The Qur’an and the Bible Compared.His appearance was sponsored by Catholic Charities of the Southern Tier as part of its Summer 2007 Justice and Peace Program.

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