By: Yeh Su-ping and Ko Lin
Taipei, Oct. 4 (CNA) A delegation of Vatican officials will visit Taiwan later this month for a
joint seminar with Fo Guang Shan, the largest buddhist monastery in the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday.
The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID) and the monastery will hold an international Christian-Buddhist symposium in Kaohsiung, deputy head of MOFA’s European Affairs Department Chen Hsing-hsing (陳欣新) said.
Some 60 participants from 16 countries will attend the seminar to promote mutual understanding between the two religions, Chen said.
They will include the secretary and undersecretary of the PCID Msgr. Miguel Angel Ayuso Guixot and Msgr. Indunil J. Kodithuwakku K., Chen said. [FULL STORY]