Vatican official in Korea for inter-religious talks
Catholic World News - May 25, 2011
The head of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue is in South Korea this week for meetings with leaders of the local Buddhist, Confucian, and Protestant communities, and talks with representatives of other Asian faiths.
Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran—accompanied by Archbishop Pier Luigi Celata, the secretary of the Pontifical Council, is traveling in Korea at the invitation of that country’s episcopal conference.
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Posted by: Justin8110 -
May. 25, 2011 10:05 PM ET USA
I simply don't "get" ecumenism. What's the point? I think showing others by example is better than endless dialogue. Confucians do not believe in God and neither do Buddhist. Buddhists (I was a former Buddhist) believe man by his own efforts can find true peace with no reference to grace, God, Christ or anything else. Again, what's the point?