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Vatican Ii did anything hapeen?

Asked by noor, 07 Aug '08 07:18 am
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It appears that for the first time the Vatican is trying to get outside the shadow of Western anti-Islamism which has off late assumed the proportions of a madness.

The Vatican has given warning that the West's efforts at inter-faith dialogue must not be held hostage" by Islam and are in danger of becoming "obsessed" with it at the expense of other religions.

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, head of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue, said that the Church has to have regard for all religions". He said that the council had this week discussed new guidelines for inter-faith dialogue.

What was interesting about was that the Vatinan did not concentrate on Islam because in a way the West is held hostage by Islam a little bit,".Islam is very important, but there are also other great Asiatic religious traditions. Islam is one religion."

Pope Benedict XVI has convened an unprecedented Catholic-Muslim forum for October. He has al ...more
Answered by radhikamruta, 07 Aug '08 07:34 am

 
  
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