Project ”Lets step forward together” realized by the Youth center “John Paul II” in cooperation with Serbian Orthodox Church and Islamic community in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The main goal is to introduce young Orthodox, Catholics and Muslims to each other, to get familiar with customs in different faith traditions and then to overcome prejudices and stigmas in order to recognize reconciliation. From 2013 to 2016 project gathered young Orthodox and Catholics and from 2016 in project are also present youngsters from Islamic community.
This project gathered 15 students with different ethnic and religion backgrounds that are educated to work with other young people in BiH, and realized for them different activities. To achieve the main goal through project is organize workshops where students from team introduce to youngsters different religious customs in parishes and schools. Also there are visits to religious objects, lectures about reconciliation and peace, interfaith meetings for youth, summer camps, study trips, volunteer actions and sport meetings.
In last three years at project activities were participating about 2000 youngsters from all Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Nabiskupijski centar za pastoral mladih “Ivan Pavao II” | BC Bosnia-Herzegovina