PTWF Projects for
Bringing Muslims together to help the Greek
Orthodox Church in Turkey
When the Turkish government demanded that all of teh schools should
be secular, the Greek Orthodox Seminary was closed in 1971. This has cayuse a great strain of the Christian Orthodox world denying the
Greek Church the reight to educate their religious leaders. Pave The
Way Foundation initiated a project with our Muslim partners from the
Islamic Center of Long Island to rally Islamic support to open the
seminary. July 5, 2012, the highest Muslim authority inT urkey
joined in this request.
Vatican and the State of
When diplomatic relations started
with Israel on Dec 30, 1993, a few important issues were never
settled and remain outstanding today. Improved relations, with the
Holy See, will have enormous benefits to Israel both economically
Relations within the Orthodox Church
The challenge is to
overcome historical disagreements that have hindered the universal
message of peace that is common to all faiths.
Projects with the Muslim,
Christian and Jewish communities of France-
PTWF director Dr. Costantino Fiore
actively pursues middle ground advances in France through the
Islamic Jewish and Christian Communities.
Projects for Peace
in the Middle East
and Practice “Shalom and Salaam” --don’t just
it- Through a mutually beneficial prosperity
plan, we hope to create an environment where hatred and violence
will take a back seat to building a future and raising a family.
plan is simply designed to reduce one of the fundamental factors,
which contribute to hostilities and acts of violence. A basic human
need is to have a meaningful job in a peaceful environment.
Promoting Christian Tourism in the Holy
the tumultuous history of the Middle East each conflict has resulted
in a decimation of the tourism industry. This has only fueled the
conflicts since it directly impacts the livelihood of everyone in
the region. Our work to change the course of these events is making
Pave the Way has interceded to head off potential problems between
the religions in Israel.
Palestinian- Israeli Peace
Throughout our travels
in the Middle East, the predominant message we hear from Palestinians
and Israelis is that they all genuinely want peace. This is in direct
contrast to the media representation of the conditions in the
region. PTWF is working with prominent Palestinians to give their
people another choice to focus on finally working for peaceful
co-existence with the Israelis.
Affirmation of His Beatitude Theophilos III
Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem
PTWF is urging the
Israeli government and the Jordanian Kingdom, to grant immediate affirmation to the Greek
Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem in the interest of improving
inter-religious relations and assuring freedom of religion devoid of
Meeting with the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem
help to eliminate the violent misuse of Islam
- Islamic religion has been defiled by the
acts of the few at the expense of the many. The media must be
responsible to report the many Muslim claims which condemn violence
in the name of Islam.
Media's role in International conflicts-
As we collectively attempt to
analyze the contributing factors of the conflicts which engulf our
world, the media's role in these conflicts have traditionally been a
taboo subject and is left unsaid. The civilized world must come to
realize this major tool, used by every side, needs to be
reformed for good and to fulfill its mandate. News must be reported
without opinion or bias.
PTWF works with the Armenian Patriarchate of
with the Armenian Church to encourage gestures between the
faiths and to encourage new pilgrimages to come to the Holy Land
which benefits everyone on the region.
Declaration for Peace in the Holy Land
Religious leaders from the Muslim,
Christian and Jewish communities, pray for true peace in Jerusalem
and the Holy Land, and declare our commitment to ending the violence
and bloodshed that denies the right to life and dignity.
left to right- Former Palestinian Foreign
Minister Nasser Al-Kidwa with Br. David Carroll and Gary
Krupp of PTWF, Palestinian founder of the Wasatia Party for
peace Professor Dr. Munther Dajani , meeting with the Grand Mufti of
Jerusalem Al-Sheikh Muhammad Almad Husean.
Something we strive for - Jerusalem- City of Peace by Martin Hult