December 10, 2012

A new Saudi-backed interfaith centre will provide an opportunity for the Church to promote religious freedom around the world, said the head of the Vatican’s office for interreligious dialogue.

The King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre will offer an opportunity “for open dialogue on many issues, including those related to fundamental human rights, in particular religious freedom,” said Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran at the opening of the centre in Vienna Nov. 26.