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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    It is with great sadness to hear the news of the passing of Lord Richard Attenborough. He was a great inspiration to many people all around the world. He made you feel very special. I first met Richard Attenborough in the late eighties when he was speaking at the Gandhi Peace Foundation at Friends House in London. The Foundation was set up after the film Gandhi which ...
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      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

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      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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