Dr. Phillip Cunningham Receives Peace and Dialogue Award

On April 25, 2013, Dr. Philip Cunningham (Department of Theology & Religious Studies) received the Peace and Dialogue Award at the Ninth Annual Friendship Dinner, sponsored by the Peace Islands Institute and held at the Hilton Hotel on City Avenue.  Dr. Cunningham, who is the Director of the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations, received the Award for his ongoing work to promote deeper mutual understanding among people of the Abrahamic traditions, especially between Jews and Catholics.  The Peace Islands Institute, headquartered in Manhattan, is a non-profit organization that aspires to facilitate a forum of mutual respect and collaboration between and among different religions and cultures.