Meeting of Pope with Bishops of Former Yugoslav Territory

Pope John Paul II invited the Catholic bishops from the territory of former Yugoslavia to a meeting in Rome to discuss possible contributions of the Catholic Church to the appeasing of the situation in the crisis area and in relations between different nations and religions. The Pope himself attended the meeting, which finished Tuesday evening. The meeting adopted a joint declaration which takes into account many propositions of the Slovene diplomacy, the Bishop of Ljubljana Alojz Uran told Slovene Press Agency. Slovene delegation also comprised the Bishop of Maribor Franc Kramberger and the Bishop of Koper Metod Pirih.

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