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Thomas Michel

Berkley Center for Religion, peace & World Affairs at Georgetown University

Father Thomas Michel, SJ, is a Jesuit scholar working and living in Ankara, Turkey, and former Secretary of the Jesuit Secretariat for Interreligious Dialogue in Rome and Ecumenical Secretary for the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (1994-2008). From 1981-94 Michel worked at the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue; he spent 2008-09 as a visiting fellow at Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown. Fr. Michel is a board member of (among others) Georgetown’s Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, the Khalidi Library in Jerusalem, and the Journal of Islam and Muslim-Christian Relations. Ordained in 1967, he joined the Jesuits in 1971 in Indonesia and subsequently earned a doctorate in Arabic and Islamic studies from the University of Chicago. In March 2006 he spoke at the Berkley Center’s Conference on the New Religious Pluralism in World Politics on “Transnational Religious Identities in a Globalized World.”


Muslim, Christian, Jesuit, ecumenical, transnational, Indonesia, Turkey


IANF-358 Catholic-Muslim Relations Post Vatican II


A Common Word Between Us and You: A Global Agenda for Change

October 5, 2009

Islam in the Age of Global Challenges: Alternative Perspectives of the Gülen Movement

November 13, 2008

The Future of Christian-Muslim Relations: Where Do We Go From Here?

March 12, 2008

Conference on the New Religious Pluralism in World Politics

March 16, 2006

International Prayer for Peace - 2005

September 10, 2005

International Prayer for Peace - 2002

August 30, 2002

International Prayer for Peace - 2001

September 1, 2001

International Conference on Muslim-Christian Relations: Past, Present, and Future

August 7, 1997