PONTIFICAL COUNCIL for INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE
The Nature and Goals of the Council
1) to promote respect, mutual understanding, and collaboration between Catholics and the followers of others religious traditions;
2) to encourage the study of religions;
3) to promote the formation of persons dedicated to dialogue.
(N.B. It should be noted that the PCID does not have responsibility for Christian-Jewish relations. These are the competence of the Commission for Religious Relations with Jews, which comes under the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.)