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Pope Benedict and Islam

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Submitted by Maggie (Australia), Aug 21, 2005 at 06:00

I found this article at the New York Times:
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/08/21/international/europe/21pope.html?

This is a report on the meeting between Pope Benedict and a group of Muslims in Cologne. It has some interesting comments and yes there is a departure from the approach of the late Pope John Paul II. One thing is certain that Benedict recognizes that there are two sides to Islam and that we need to be aware of both. The Turkish Muslims who met with Benedict are an example of the true moderates.
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