COMPENDIUM CULTURAL POLICIES AND TRENDS IN EUROPE
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Holy See/ 3.4 International cultural co-operation  

3.4.6 Other relevant issues

The annual inter-religious World Peace Day celebrations, which have taken place annually, in Assisi since 1986, are an example of a large international event initiated by the Holy See. The cultural aspect of this meeting is not negligible. The October 2006 celebration, the twentieth anniversary of this event proposed by John Paul II, was marked by widespread international interest and an awareness of the contributions that religions make towards peace.


Chapter published: 26-11-2009

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