Sunday, October 9, 2011

VATICAN: POPE: MEETING WITH BISHOPS OF INDONESIA


VATICAN CHANNEL REPORT: Promoting inter-religious dialogue, continuing and intensifying (RADIO VATICANA IMAGE)

work toward the common good under the guidance and inspiration of the Gospel: these were some of the tasks to which Pope

Benedict XVI encouraged the bishops of Indonesia on Friday in remarks to them at the end of

their ad limina visits. Noting the constitutional guarantee of religious freedom in Indonesia as well

as the great religious diversity present in Indonesian culture and society, the Holy Father urged

the bishops, "to ensure that those whom [they] shepherd know that they, as Christians, are to be

agents of peace, perseverance and charity," adding, "the Church is called to follow her Divine

Master, who unites all things in himself, and to witness to that peace which only he can give.

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