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Statement by British churches on Christian-Hindu relationships

The Scottish Episcopal Church and eight other British churches have commented on the current state of Christian-Hindu relationships in the UK. The Churches’ joint statement is as follows:

“As Churches with a concern for inter faith relations, we wish to comment on the recent report from the Hindu Forum of Britain entitled ‘Caste in the UK’, and on the press releases that accompanied it from the forum and the Hindu Council UK.

“We greatly value our many friendships with Hindu colleagues and communities, and we warmly appreciate the contributions they make to British society. We believe that between us and along with other faith communities, we can continue to contribute to achieving a harmonious society in which we continue to honour the religious and other differences between us without compromising our respective integrities.

“We note some of the difficult issues highlighted in the report, and we believe that the best way to address them is …

Full statement at the Scottish Episcopal Church.

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