|Monday, June 5th, at 5.30 p.m., Mgr Vittorio Ianari, invited by the Bishops’ Conference of Argentina, gave a lecture on the subject “Islam: a Pastoral Challenge for the Church”.
On Tuesday, June 6th , he met with representatives of the Jewish Community, many of whom are survivors of the Shoah, led by the Chief Rabbi of Buenos Aires. On the same day, a he gave a speech at the Islamic centre of the Republic of Argentina, titled “Islam and Christianity: an Outlook on Dialogue” . Among the audience, there were representatives of many different Islamic trends. On Wednesday, June 7th, at 8.00 p.m., Mgr. Ianari spoke at the Catholic University of Argentina, on the subject “Church and Islam Relations from Vatican II to today: Hopes and Challenges”.|