Does God want religious diversity? Abu Dhabi text signed by Pope raises questions

Posted February 7, 2019 9:10 pm by Editor

Does God want religious diversity? Abu Dhabi text signed by Pope raises questions

VATICAN – That many religions exist in the world is a fact, but what that plurality communicates to believers about God is a question that theologians are still discussing.
Pope Francis and Sheik Ahmad el-Tayeb, grand imam of al-Azhar, a leading authority for many Sunni Muslims, stepped into the debate Feb. 4 when they signed a document on “human fraternity” and improving Christian-Muslim relations.”The pluralism and the diversity of religions, color, sex, race and language are willed by God in his wisdom, through which he created human beings,” the document said.The document goes on to insist on the basic human right

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