Zenit reports that Pope Benedict XVI has planned four meetings with representatives of other religious groups during his trip to the U.S., including an ecumenical prayer service and a visit to a synagogue.
Massa, executive director of the U.S episcopal conference's Secretariat
for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, said this is because "the
Pope is convinced that there will be no peace in the world until there
is peace among the religions. That is why he comes to the table of
dialogue here in the U.S. and in Rome, with hope and abiding