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Beirut: Christians and Muslims mourn Hani Fahs, an iconic figure for interreligious dialogue
Lebanese political and religious leaders react with emotion and grief at the sheikh's death. Fr Fadi Daou, founder of Adyan and one of the last people to visit him in hospital, remembers his friend. He was a "true Muslim" who knew how to live his faith to the fullest. His last project was a spiritual retreat for Christians and Muslims.
Sfeir meets Khatami and Jumblatt
Maronite patriarch remains a reference point for the Lebanese. He agrees with former Iranian president Khatami on the importance of inter-faith dialogue to counter fundamentalism and terrorism. In his meeting with Druze leader Jumblatt he discusses Lebanon's independence and security, and the creation of an international tribunal. Former head of Syrian secret services in Lebanon goes home after being interrogated in Vienna.
04/04/2005 INDONESIA - VATICANO
Indonesia remembers the Pope of dialogue and tolerance
He never ceased praying for us after the tsunami tragedy, says the Archbishop of Jakarta.
04/04/2005 INDONESIA TRIPS IN ASIA AN OVERVIEW
In the world's most populous Muslim country the Pope called for full religious freedom
In a Jakarta Stadium crowded for mass the Pontiff spoke in the national language, Bahasa Indonesia.
Geagea: Bid to resolve Lahoud, Hezbollah issues on 8 June
Card. Sfeir expressed hope that the new electoral law will allow for more representative voting. According to press speculation, the law will provide for 77 MPs elected by a majority and 51 on a proportional basis.
Lahoud under pressure to step down as inter-Lebanese meeting is set
Patriarch Sfeir has said he is for any initiative which encouraged dialogue and expressed hope for a new, more equal electoral law. He has also made a proposal for a "Lent of solidarity".
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