Who We Are

hindu-christian-forum 2The Hindu-Christian Forum (HCF) came into existence in 2002, following initial meetings in September 2000 and March 2001. It was constituted first as the Hindu-Christian Dialogue Group-UK at a meeting on 3rd November 2002, and then as the Hindu-Christian Forum by the end of 2003.

A great deal of hard work went into formulating the best objectives and work programme for the Forum. A Goodwill Statement on the topic of conversion was agreed, and meetings were held two to three times a year, alternating between London and Leicester, and between Hindu and Christian venues. These meetings also included a day conference in Birmingham in July 2005, on the topic of suffering…

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  • Circle of Faith - Merryn Fawssett 210 x 140
    Merryn Fawssett’s photograph, Circle of Faith, has been named as the overall winner of the 2014 Faith Through a Lens national photography competition. Now in its fifth year, the competition aims to show the positive role faith plays in everyday life through the medium of photography. In addition to a personal prize, the winner and two highly commended entries are awarded £1,000 for a charity of their choice. ...
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    • Archbishop of Canterbury 60 x 60

      We must ensure that the important work that the HCF has highlighted continues to... Read More

      —Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

    • Ramesh Pattni

      Interfaith relationships really begin in meeting the 'Other' in person and sharing... Read More

      —Ramesh Pattni

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      All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly... Read More

      —Mahatma Gandhi

    • His Grace Sruti Dharma Das,

      Beyond our dress, language, rituals and religious traditions there are human beings... Read More

      —His Grace Sruti Dharma Das President at Bhaktivedanta Manor

    • HCF

      Inter-religous relations are not just about healing that which is damaged or broken,... Read More

      —Bridges and Barrier Report

    • Bridges and Barriers to Hindu Christian Relations

      Inter faith needs to be perceived as an inspiring cultural and spiritual resource,... Read More

      —Bridges and Barrier Report

    • Revd Richard Atkinson

      As Hindus and Christians we celebrate the gift of faith in our society, and a well... Read More

      —Rt Revd Richard Atkinson, OBE

    • Gulshan Grover

      It is only through honest and open dialogue that we can all get along together... Read More

      —Gulshan Grover, Actor

    • Rowan Williams

      The conversation of interfaith dialogue is always one where we look eagerly and... Read More

      —Rowan Williams – Archbishop of Canterbury, 2002 – 2012

    • Dr Jessica Frazier

      The aim will be to develop a Forum that is rooted in mutual respect and honest... Read More

      —Dr Jessica Frazier

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