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The International Meeting "THIRST FOR PEACE: Religions and cultures in dialogue" takes place in Assisi from September 18th to 20th 2016.
30 years after the historical Day of Prayer for Peace promoted by Pope John Paul II on October 27th 1986, men and women of different religions and cultures, united in the hope that the "Spirit of Assisi" could bring peace in a world wounded by violence and war, meet for 3 days, for dialogue and prayer.
The event is promoted by the the Community of Sant'Egidio together with the Diocese of Assisi, the Franciscan Families, the Bishop's Conference of Umbria, the administrations of the Region of Umbria and the City of Assisi.
Along these 30 years the Spirit of Assisi reached many cities of the world through the International Meetings "Men and Religions", promoted by the Community of Sant'Egidio in cooperation with local dioceses, where the representatives of the religions of the world and people of culture and politics meet together in dialogue and pray, building the base for a future of peace.