Pope to attend final day of meeting of religious leaders aimed at promoting dialogue and peace

Pope Francis will return to Assisi next month for the closing day of a gathering of religious leaders, aimed at promoting dialogue and peace.
It will be his second visit to the birthplace of his namesake in two months, after his ‘private pilgrimage’to Assisi’s Porziuncula Chapel on 4 August.
The upcoming visit will form part of a three-day peace conference organised by the Diocese of Assisi, the Franciscans, and the Sant’Egidio lay community.
According to the conference website, “the meeting intends to meet the challenges of the contemporary world through sincere and positive dialogue, to create a climate of trust, respect and co-operation, so precious to building a better future for humanity.” Read more

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