Vatican and the Muslim world still at odds

Perceived Slights Have Left Many U.S. Muslims Wary of Pope

NEW YORK — Pope Benedict XVI has said he would like to reach out to the Muslim community through dialogue, and Muslims were included in the pontiff’s meeting with interfaith leaders in Washington on Thursday night. But many Muslims in America remain […]

King George & The Pope …”Umm. I’ll tell you in a minute.”

 

Bush, pope discuss war in Iraq

By JENNIFER LOVEN, & Associated Press Writers Ariel David and Alessandra Rizzo

ROME – President Bush, deeply unpopular here and met by boisterous protests, sought to impress Pope Benedict XVI and the Italian public on Saturday with his humanitarian record and downplayed […]