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Conversation on Religion

An inter-religious meeting of representatives from Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Yoruba religions, hosted by the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue, Vatican City, and the Office on Inter-religious Relations & Dialogue of the World Council of Churches, Geneva, on “Conversion: Assessing the Reality” was held in Lariano in Italy, in May 2006. Their concluding reflections and recommendations represent an apt freeing of the imagination for this kind of religious disarmament for the “soul of India”, not just a mission to harvest souls in India:

(1) All of us believe that religions should be a source of uniting and ennobling of humans. Religion, understood and practised in the light of the core principles and ideals of each of our faiths, can be a reliable guide to meeting the many challenges before humankind.

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