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Monday, September 04, 2006
Pope Notes Conditions for Interreligious Prayer Meetings

A Testimony of Fraternity, Which Must Avoid Syncretism, He Says

VATICAN CITY, SEPT. 4, 2006 ( Benedict XVI confirmed the importance of interreligious prayer meetings for peace and emphasized that, to be coherent, they must respect the various religious traditions while avoiding syncretism.
Whew! -- if you don't mind my saying so.