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Dialogue group praises schools where Catholics, Muslims study together 20 May , 2011

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Schools where Christians and Muslims study together, as they do at many Catholic schools in the Middle East, should be supported and cherished by both communities because they promote dialogue and lead to real friendships, said dialogue participants.

Delegations representing the Vatican and the Royal Institute of Interfaith Studies in Jordan met in Rome May 18-19 to discuss “human and religious values shared by Christians and Muslims for a common education.”

A statement released May 20 by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue said participants affirmed that “Christians and Muslims share basic human values like the sacred character of human life, human dignity and the fundamental inalienable rights deriving from it.”

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