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Father James Channan

Fr James Channan OP is a Pakistani Christian and a Catholic priest. He is the URI Regional Coordinator for Pakistan and Executive Director of Peace Center, Lahore. He served as Globe Trustee of URI. He worked with the Vatican's Commission for Religious Relations with Muslims for 5 years and as Consultant to the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue for 10 years. Pope John Paul II appointed him as Consultant for both of these responsibilities. Fr Channan attended the Pontifical Institute for Islamic Studies and Arabic language in Rome from 1982-85 and obtained a Licentiate Degree. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Emmanuel College, Boston, USA, and received graduate credits from Harvard University, USA, and a course on Peace Building from American University, Washington, DC, USA. He earned an Honorary “Doctor of Divinity” Degree from Norway. He served as Executive Secretary of the National Commission for Christian Muslim Relations for 17 years. He was the primary organizer of URI's 1,500-mile Journey for Peace from Karachi to Khyber. He keeps on travelling around the globe to participate in and give presentations in international conferences on interreligious dialogue. He is the author of 4 books; 2 in English and 2 in Urdu. He has devoted his life to promoting dialogue among religions.

December 2, 2015 1:22 PM

Pakistan Youth Trainer Seminar

On November 30, a one-day Youth Trainer Seminar was organized by the URI Pakistan at Peace Center, Lahore.

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July 20, 2015 1:39 PM

Photos and News From the UN Book Launch and Award Ceremony

Photos and stories from the launching ceremony of "Path of Love; A Call for Interfaith Harmony" and receiving the "Global Ambassador of Peace Award" at the UN?.

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July 14, 2015 9:38 AM

Path of Love; A Call for Interfaith Harmony

I have good news to share with you: a number of UN-affiliated NGOs have organized the launching ceremony of my book,"Path of Love; A Call for Interfaith Harmony" at the United Nations, New York, on 16th of July.

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July 6, 2015 11:52 AM

Ambassadors of Peace Conference in Doha, Qatar

It is with great joy I share with you the "Ambassadors of Peace" conference and workshop organized in Doha, Qatar.

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May 29, 2015 9:11 AM

News from Japan: Fuji Declaration and Symphony of Peace Prayer

There were two very significant international events in Japan during this month: the Fuji Declaration and the Symphony of Peace Prayer.

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May 5, 2015 10:40 AM

Universal Peace and Harmony Conference in Islamabad

I am sure all of you are well aware that Pakistan has been going through a very difficult time for the past couple years as religiously motivated violence has become very common. We are making every effort possible to raise our voices for peace and interfaith harmony in Pakistan. 

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April 7, 2015 1:05 PM

Universal Peace and Harmony Conference in Islamabad

URI Pakistan is very active in promoting peace, acceptance of each other and unity. Here are some photos of the Universal Peace and Harmony Conference in Islamabad, 29 March, 2015.

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September 15, 2014 3:06 PM

Father James Channan: Please help flood victims in Pakistan

The worst flood in Pakistan’s history happened after heavy rains in the north and in several other parts of the country.

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April 29, 2014 1:59 PM

The Vatican's two newest saints offer interfaith guidance

Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII have received the highest honor in the Catholic Church as they were officially declared saints on 27th of April, 2014.

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November 6, 2013 3:11 PM

URI MENA team visits Peshawar bomb blast victims

I would like to send this report to you about the solidarity trip to help the Christian victims of twin bomb blast at All Saints Church, Peshawar was made on 23rd of October, 2013. 

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