I thought the Vatican made an announcement that there were to be no "prayers" offered at this ecumenical gathering of false religions. Whatever Pope Benedict XVI says, his actions clearly show his intentions.
That those outside the Roman Catholic Church seeking "truth" and peace (as the pontiff says) are our brothers and therefore members of the "universal church."
This has been condemned by Pope St Pius XII in his encyclical,
Mystici Corporis. Also condemned by Vatican Council I: "
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