Slovene Bishops Call for Dialogue with Other Religions in Pastoral Epistle
Ljubljana, 19 December - CHURCH/HOLY/YEAR
Slovene bishops started reading Sunday a special pastoral epistle in which they stress the significance of the holy year 2000 and 2000 years of Jesus' birth. The holy year will be officially celebrated by the Roman Catholic Church from Christmas to 6 January 2000. Each jubilee year is a year of mercy, equality and solidarity, a year when the Church should make additional efforts to put into practice social justice and do even more charity work than usually, the letter says.
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