Pope Wants to Dialogue With Atheists, Says Prelate [Zenit]

VALENCIA, Spain, APRIL 14, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI is working to further the dialogue between faith and reason, and thus is conversing with atheist thinkers and artists, said the president of the Pontifical Council for Culture.

Archbishop Gianfranco Ravasi stated this Tuesday during a press conference in Valencia, the diocesan news agency Avan reported.

The prelate, who is in Spain to inaugurate the Fides et Ratio Chair of the Catholic University of Valencia, explained that his Vatican dicastery is under taking many initiatives in this regard.


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