Abt. Takeuchi Presents at Humanum Conference in Vatican


Abt. Takeuchi, Chairperson of Daiseion-Ji, presented in ‘Humanum Inter-religious Dialogue Symposium‘ at Synod Hall in Vatican, November 17-19, 2014. Over 30 speakers came together from all over the world and presented their views and insights on family and marriage, and their value in society, based on the theme ‘the complementarity of man and woman.’

The presenters include Pope Francis, Card. Gerhard Müller, prefect of Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and representatives from the Anglican church, Orthodox churches, evangelical churches, Jewish, Muslims, Sikhism, Jainism, Buddhism, and more. Around 350 audiences were invited, who carefully listened to the presentations and participated in the lively discussions.

To find out more about Humanum Inter-religious Dialogue Symposium, please visit their website.



Abt. Takeuchi (Centre left in pic) presented on behalf of Nichiren-shu, Japanese Buddhism.


Abt. Takeuchi and Rev. Steffens


Vatican City