The world we live in We live in a time of Globalization, where we find ourselves rubbing shoulders, working together and living with all kinds of people belonging to different races and different creeds. This could have been a fulfillment of that Biblical passage: “Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!” (Ps 133) Unfortunately we see a stark contrast to this passage happening before our very eyes. Our world is enveloped in deep global conflicts including those which many attribute to religious fanaticism. Misunderstanding of another’s culture or creed often leads to conflict. If we wish a peaceful co-existence to triumph in our world, our greatest challenge today would be to maintain that respect for each other’s beliefs without necessarily giving up ours.

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