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The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies of Jordan and the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue discussed the dignity of human life during their colloquium in Amman, May 9-10. The Vatican and a Jordanian institute dedicated to inter-faith studies have issued a statement urging for the protection of and respect for human life, especially that of migrants, refugees and victims of human trafficking. The call came from the delegates of the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS) and the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID), who held their fifth colloquium in the Jordanian capital Amman, May 9″“10, on the theme, “Religions and the Dignity of Life: Christian and Muslim Viewpoints”. At the end of their meeting, the participants issued a joint declaration stating that “life is God’s gift to all members of the one human family; therefore, it should be protected from its conception to its natural end.”
(By Robin Gomes)

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