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Vatican officials meeting with Turkish religious agency to explore cooperation

Catholic World News - May 08, 2014

The Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue is hosting meetings this week with representatives of Turkey’s ministry of religious affairs, the Diyanet.

The meetings are designed to explore the possibilities of collaboration between the Vatican and the Diyanet—“to deepen mutual knowledge and to evaluate further perspectives for dialogue,” an official Vatican statement announced. The meeting this week is the latest in a series of exploratory talks between Vatican officials and Turkish representatives.

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