I am looking for a word like ecumenical:

Ecumenism refers to efforts by Christians of different Church traditions to develop closer relationships and better understandings. Wikipedia

What I want is a word that means the same but encompasses all world religions instead of just Christian denominations.

I am convinced that the lack of such a word is at the root of so much of the world's conflict. I expect I will have to coin a word which facilitates cooperation among the world's religions thus modeling the target behavior for their adherents.

I found: latitudinarian

: not insisting on strict conformity to a particular doctrine or standard : tolerant; specifically : tolerant of variations in religious opinion or doctrine Merriam-Webster

Tolerant is not sufficient. I want a word that connotes active engagement.

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    Neologisms are off-topic on EL&U. – Nigel J Feb 1 '18 at 4:59
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I believe that "universal religion" is often used in this context:

Influenced by Eastern religions and marked by spiritualism, which was fashionable at the end of the nineteenth century, Theosophy sought to bring together religion and science and claimed to be a universal religion, one that went beyond sectarianism.

Andrew Wernick, on the "secular religion" of Auguste Comte. Note, I have not read this book. You should try this article, but it's behind a paywall, I'm afraid!

If that's too much, then the phrase "interfaith dialogue" is common, and included in some definitions of 'ecumenical'.

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    Thanks, from your link "interfaith dialogue", I got interreligious dialogue. But from @Global Charm above i get the realization that i am not including agnostics; which seems to be a kind of secular religion. It is difficult to imagine inclusive when some of the participants don't want to associate. Catholic means all-encompassing as per Google dictionary. Maybe that will have to do, unless someone proposes better. – Truth Reigns Feb 1 '18 at 16:52
  • i think 'inclusive' is often just an attitude, and it can be defined as not excluding. and what is wrong with 'faith' here, it seems exclusionary to avoid it @TruthReigns it seems to be the broader term, encompassing any strongly held "belief" and i don't think is being misapplied? – concerned Feb 1 '18 at 17:32
  • There does not seem to be consensus as which to use but from the link you provided, i saw that interfaith refers to Abrahamic religions. In any case i am looking for a word that connotes more effort than just dialogue. – Truth Reigns Feb 1 '18 at 23:28

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