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May 25, 2006
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Rome’s Jewish leaders joined Christian and Muslim dignitaries in mourning the death of the imam of Rome’s main mosque. Rome’s chief rabbi, Riccardo Di Segni, accompanied by the Jewish community’s president, attended a memorial service Tuesday at the mosque for Mahmoud Hammad Shweita, who died of cancer Sunday. The head of the Vatican’s Council for Interreligious Dialogue also attended.

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