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John Paul II pictured with other religious leaders at Assisi in 1986 (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

The Pope and other religious leaders will make speeches and sign a commitment to peace when they meet at Assisi in October

Fr Josemaría Escrivá, played by Charlie Cox, in the movie There Be Dragons (CNS photo/Motive)

Should we always encourage people to convert or can there be good reasons not to cross the Tiber?

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, head of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, left, talks with Mustafa Ceric, head of the Bosnia Islamic Community (Photo: PA)

We weren’t wrong to begin dialogue, but it seems now to have gone as far as it can

Vatican officials and Muslim scholars at a three-day forum in Rome (AP Photo/Osservatore Romano, HO)

Boycott by scholars in Egypt comes after Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks about anti-Christian violence

John Paul II prays at Santa Maria degli Angeli in Assisi with representatives of 12 world religions (AP Photo)

The interfaith pilgrimage to Assisi doesn’t compromise a single Catholic belief

Pope Benedict at the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey, in 2006 (Photo: PA)

We should work towards fighting secularism rather than reaching an agreement on theology

Pope Benedict XVI and Lord Sacks at a meeting of religious leaders at St Mary's University, Twickenham, last month (Photo: PA)

Lord Sacks describes meeting Pope Benedict XVI in Twickenham last month as a moment he ‘shall never forget’

Pope Benedict XVI arrives with Baroness Warsi at the meeting of religious leaders earlier today (Photo: PA)

Pope Benedict XVI made the appeal in an address to the chief rabbi and other religious leaders

Full text of Pope Benedict’s address to religious leaders at the Waldegrave Drawing Room, St Mary’s, Twickenham

(Photo: PA)

Coverage of the Pope’s visit to St Mary’s, Twickenham