Vatican, Muslims, To Establish Permanent Dialogue

VATICAN CITY, March 5 (Reuters) – The Vatican and Muslim leaders agreed on Wednesday to establish a regular official dialogue to improve sometimes difficult relations between the two religions, the Vatican said.

The first meeting of the “The Catholic-Muslim Forum” will take place in November in Rome with 24 religious leaders and scholars from each side, a statement said. (Reporting by Philip Pullella; Editing by Charles Dick)