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Italian president to address 'Courtyard of the Gentiles' in Assisi

September 25, 2012

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano will be among the speakers to address a “Courtyard of the Gentiles” conference to be held in Assisi, under the sponsorship of the Pontifical Council for Culture, on October 4-5.

The “Courtyard of the Gentiles” is a project designed to stimulate dialogue between Catholics and non-believers, has organized sessions in several different European capitals. The event in Assisi will feature more than 40 speakers, discussing topics that will include business ethics, inter-religious dialogue, war and peace, art, poverty, the economy, and the value of meditation and contemplation.


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