Pope Francis and King of Jordan Oppose “Clash of Civilizations,” Call For “Culture of Dialogue”

Source: Royal Court
Source: Royal Court

His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday held talks with Pope Francis at the Vatican, focusing on bilateral relations, peace efforts and issues relating to dialogue and Islamic-Christian coexistence, according to a Royal Court statement.

During the meeting, the King voiced Jordan’s keenness on enhancing its relations with the Vatican as both sides are partners in promoting the values of peace, tolerance and coexistence between Islam and Christianity, the statement said.

The Monarch noted that Jordan is working with all stakeholders to establish a culture of dialogue and tolerance among members of all faiths, to counter violence, extremism and religious fanaticism.

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