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Members of the Catholic and Muslim faiths came together today for an annual dialogue and dinner aimed at promoting harmony between the two religious groups.

"About 15 years ago the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops decided to enter into a dialogue with our Muslim brothers and sisters," said Rev. Brian McWeeney, head of inter-religious affairs for the NY Archdiocese.

"We are thinking of how we can work together to reach out to the communities in our neighborhoods and parishes so that this unity can be furthered," said Naeem Baig, director of Interfaith Alliance of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA).


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