Section for Inter-religious Dialogue

Aiming at the realization of the spirit and direction of Vatican II, this committee encourages dialogue, exchange, and cooperation between the Catholic Church in Japan and other religions in Japan, and not only the Catholic Church in Japan, but also the churches of other countries, the universal church and the other religions of Japan. Moreover, in cooperation with previously existing Catholic research institutes, it analyses and studies the spiritual and religious climate of Japan, and works inculturation. It maintains contact with the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue.

Responsible Bishop: Bp. Paul Yoshinao OTSUKA
Bishops in Charge: Abp. Peter Michiaki Nakamura