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Daemon
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Pope John Paul II Visits Mosque (2001)

When Pope John Paul II visited Syria's Umayyad Mosque, where the head of John the Baptist—a holy figure in both Christianity and Islam—is said to be interred, he became the first Catholic Pope to enter and pray in an Islamic mosque. The address he delivered there, promoting peace between Muslims and Christians, reflected his ongoing ecumenical efforts, which included meeting with religious leaders from other faiths and denominations. While in Syria, the pope aroused controversy by kissing what? More...
ChristopherJohnson
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Why in the world?
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Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 3:27:32 AM

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ChristopherJohnson wrote:
Why in the world?


You don't agree the ecumenical efforts of the late Pope?
Shamshad Ali Afridi
Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 8:36:51 AM

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He will be remembered as one of the greatest proponent of worldwide Peace Pandemic. His gesture of kissing the Quran won him great reverence in Muslim world.
Applause
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he was trying to begin peace to everybody
Gary98
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His action was what Jesus will do.
Bobby Angell
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It's always a good thing to hear a powerful, influential person promote peace between people of different races/religions/heights etc... I can deeply respect that even if he did spend a great deal of time whispering to an invisible man god in the sky.
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