Rome, Italy, Feb 26, 2006 / 22:00 pm
Catholic and Jewish representatives met Sunday at the Vatican to discuss joint social programs.
The International Liaison Committee considered social welfare projects in the field of healthcare.
Walter Cardinal Kasper, president of the Pontifical Commission for Relations with Jews, and Israel Singer, chairman of the International Jewish Committee for Interreligious Consultations, were to have attended the meeting.
The liaison committee also set the agenda for a meeting of the full committee of Catholic and Jewish participants worldwide, tentatively planned for the end of 2006 in Capetown, South Africa.