‘OVERVIEW SHOWS BASILICA OF ST. FRANCIS AND TOWN OF ASSISI’
An overview shows the Basilica of St. Francis, left, and the town of Assisi, Italy, Sept. 6. Pope Benedict XVI has convoked an Oct. 27 gathering with religious leaders in Assisi. The event will mark the 25th anniversary of Blessed Pope John Paul II’s groundbreaking 1986 interreligious encounter. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) (Oct. 17, 2011) See VATICAN LETTER Oct. 14, 2011.