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Huffington Post: U.N. Marks First Annual ‘Interfaith Harmony Week’ 3 February , 2011

Filed under: Interfaith Issues — Administrator @ 10:10 am
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The United Nations kicked off the first “World Interfaith Harmony Week” on Tuesday (Feb. 1) to promote dialogue and civility among the world’s religions.

The observances are meant to reaffirm that “mutual understanding and inter-religious dialogue constitute important dimensions of a culture of peace,” according to a resolution passed by the U.N. General Assembly.

The resolution establishes the annual events during the first week of February each year.

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