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Pope Francis attends an interfaith peace gathering outside the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi, Italy (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Peaceful people gather to pray for peace – it won’t sway those in favour of violence

Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby during a private audience at the Vatican in 2013 (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Religious leaders will participate in a three-day event celebrating the first World Day of Prayer

The Chief Rabbi talks to the Pope accompanied by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, right

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis gave the Pope apple and honey during their meeting at the Vatican

The Grand Mufti prays at a mosque in Riyadh (Photo: PA)

Unless Western powers show they care about human rights they will be exposed as hypocrites

Pope Francis (AP)

Pope makes comments in address to mark the 50th anniversary of the Pontifical Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies

U.S. Bishops visited Iran in March to promote peace and dialogue (CNS photo/courtesy Stephen M. Colecchi)

Joint declaration affirms ‘common commitment to peaceful coexistence and mutual respect’

Cardinal Tauran meets Sikh leaders in Birmingham (Photo: Mazur/

Cardinal Tauran makes remark while visiting England to meet Sikhs, Jains and Hindus

Archbishop Emeritus Kevin McDonald, centre, poses with Cardinal Tauran and other religious leaders (Mazur/

Cardinal Tauran also visits Jain and Hindu temples

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran listens to a Muslim professor at a conference on intereligious dialogue in Washington (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran to attend interfaith event at Westminster Cathedral Hall

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon attended the launch of the centre (Photo courtesy of KAICIID)

The centre, based in Vienna, might actually be illegal in Saudi Arabia itself