Summary: H.Con.Res.260 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (11/10/2005)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on November 7, 2005. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes the 40th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's promulgation of Nostra Aetate, the declaration on the relation of the Roman Catholic Church to non-Christian religions.

Expresses appreciation for the role of the Holy See in combating religious intolerance and religious discrimination.

Encourages the United States to continue to serve in a leading role in combating anti-Semitism and other forms of religious intolerance and religious discrimination worldwide.

Acknowledges the role of Nostra Aetate in fostering interreligious dialogue and mutual respect, including, in particular, new relationships of collaboration and dialogue between Jews and Catholics.