Bishop Dr. Munib Younan, bishop emeritus of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land has received the 2018 Building Bridges of Understanding Award.
On September 12, 2018 at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Bishop Emeritus Dr. Younan accepted the award given to individuals who have demonstrated outstanding acts of fostering understanding between faith communities.
Building Bridges of Understanding is honoring Dr. Younan in his capacity as a remarkable figure whose efforts to promote interfaith relations peace-building and social justice have been extraordinary. He has made an exemplary work in bridging interfaith communities in the local context in Jerusalem and globally.
The Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan congratulates Dr. Munib Younan for receiving this award which represents the noble effort he has exerted in fostering understanding between communities.