By Ian Fisher A group of 138 Muslim scholars urged Pope Benedict XVI and other Christian leaders to engage in a deep dialogue for peace between the faiths. Muslims and Christians together make up well over half of the world’s population, the 29-page letter read. Without peace and justice between these two religious communities, there can be no meaningful peace in the world. There was no immediate reaction from Benedict, criticized for a speech he gave last year that Muslims said equated their religion with violence. He has since called repeatedly for a similar dialogue between Christians and Muslims.
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