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S+L BLOG: Day of Prayer for Peace



At 17.15, the participants of different religions met in Piazza di San Francesco in Assisi for the closing ceremony. The Holy Father arrived on stage together with Rabbi Abraham Skorka, Rector of the Rabbinical Seminary Marshall Meyer (Argentina); Professor Abbas Shuman, Vice-President of Al-Azhar University (Egypt) and the Most Venerable Gijun Sugitani, Supreme Advisor of ...read more
Following the common lunch in the Sacred Convent of the Francicans in Assisi, at approximately 15:15, the Pope met individually His Holiness Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople; His Holiness Ignatius Ephrem II, Patriarch of Antioch Syrian Orthodox His Grace Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of the Church of England; Professor Zygmut Bauman, ...read more