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Religious Intolerance
USCCB Leaders Denounce Acts of Intolerance
Friday, September 10, 2010
Shortly before the pastor of a small Florida Pentecostal church appeared to back down from plans to burn the Quran on Sept. 11, the chairmen of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops joined in condemnation of any acts of religious intolerance.
Vatican Interreligious Council Condemns Quran Burning
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
VATICAN CITY (CNS)—Plans by a small evangelical church in Gainesville, Fla., to publicly burn copies of the Islamic holy book, the Quran, represent "an outrageous and grave gesture," said the Vatican's interreligious council.
Interfaith Leaders Denounce Anti-Islamic Actions
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
WASHINGTON (CNS)—Dozens of religious leaders across the spectrum of faiths issued a joint statement Sept. 7 denouncing past and planned attacks against Muslims and Islamic houses of worship and calling for a new era of interfaith cooperation.

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background information
Second Vatican Council Declaration on Religious Freedom, 1965

From U.S. Catholic Conference Bishops, November 2007

From U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Office of International Justice and Peace, February 2008

by Frank P. DeSiano, CSP
From North American Institute for Catholic Evangelization, 2006

From U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops before U.S. House of Representatives, November 2005

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