Koper to host religious dignitaries from 15 countries

The Slovenian Catholic Church will host a meeting of religious dignitaries from 15 countries in the region in Koper in June in a bid to foster interreligious dialogue and peace.

The event, titled the Forum for Dialogue and Peace in the Balkans, will be held on 17 and 18 June to discuss how to prevent the erosion of peace in the region by engaging in interreligious dialogue.

Peter Štumpf, the bishop of Murska Sobota, will chair the forum's committee.

Speaking to reporters in Ljubljana on 21 March, he said the role of dialogue was to promote religious freedom as well as...

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