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September 25, 2000
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The Vatican called off plans to have a day commemorating interfaith dialogue after the chief rabbi of Rome reportedly refused to attend. Elio Toaff and his deputy refused to take part in the Oct. 3 event because of a recent document that said other religions are not equal to Roman Catholicism and because of the recent beatification of the controversial 19th-century Pope Pius IX.

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