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Pope Benedict XVI to host world peace summit

Pope Benedict XVI is to organise a summit of world religious leaders to discuss how they can promote world peace.

The head of the global Catholic Church announced the plan at the end of a Mass in which he called on Christians facing religious intolerance not to be discouraged.

The meeting is to take place in Assisi, the birthplace of Saint Francis, in October.

Ashleigh Nghiem reports.

  • 02 Jan 2011