Christians and Muslims must stand against violence
Pope Benedict XVI has called for negotiation and collaboration between Christians and Muslims. Speaking at his general audience at the Vatican today, the Pope reflected upon his visit to Lebanon at the weekend, where he met members of both faith communities. He paid tribute to the cohabitation and collaboration between faith communities in Lebanon, saying it was "emblematic for the region". The "mutual respect, understanding and fraternity" displayed in his meeting with Muslim representatives "constitutes a powerful sign of hope for all mankind", he said.
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Pope Benedict XVI
"The world today needs clear unequivocal signs of dialogue and collaboration, something of which Lebanon has been and must continue to be an example, for the Arab States and for the rest of the world," he said. "Seeing young Christians and Muslims celebrate in great harmony, I encouraged them to build the future of Lebanon and the Middle East together, and to oppose violence and war. Harmony and reconciliation must be stronger than the forces of death" said Pope Benedict XVI.