Edition:
United States
Pictures | Mon Nov 26, 2012 | 6:20pm EST

U.N. chief says crises show need for interfaith amity

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) delivers his speech as KAICIID Secretary General Faisal Abdulrahmen bin Muaammar (L-2nd R), Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, Islamic League President Abdullah Al Turki, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger, Spanish Foreign Minister Manuel Garcia-Margallo y Marfil and Cardinal Jean-Luis Tauran listen during the opening ceremony of the "King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue" (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) delivers his speech as KAICIID Secretary General Faisal Abdulrahmen bin Muaammar (L-2nd R), Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, Islamic League President Abdullah Al Turki, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud...more

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) delivers his speech as KAICIID Secretary General Faisal Abdulrahmen bin Muaammar (L-2nd R), Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, Islamic League President Abdullah Al Turki, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger, Spanish Foreign Minister Manuel Garcia-Margallo y Marfil and Cardinal Jean-Luis Tauran listen during the opening ceremony of the "King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue" (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Close
1 / 8
Guests of honour, KAICIID Secretary General Faisal Abdulrahmen bin Muaammar, Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, Abdullah Al Turki, President of the Islamic League, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger, Spanish Foreign Minister Manuel Garcia-Margallo y Marfil and Cardinal Jean-Luis Tauran (L-R) listen, during the opening ceremony of the 'King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue' (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Guests of honour, KAICIID Secretary General Faisal Abdulrahmen bin Muaammar, Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, Abdullah Al Turki, President of the Islamic League, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal,...more

Guests of honour, KAICIID Secretary General Faisal Abdulrahmen bin Muaammar, Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, Abdullah Al Turki, President of the Islamic League, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger, Spanish Foreign Minister Manuel Garcia-Margallo y Marfil and Cardinal Jean-Luis Tauran (L-R) listen, during the opening ceremony of the 'King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue' (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Close
2 / 8
Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt walks next to Abdullah Al Turki, President of the Islamic League, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger, Spanish Foreign Minister Manuel Garcia-Margallo y Marfil and Cardinal Jean-Luis Tauran (L-R), during the opening ceremony of the 'King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue' (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt walks next to Abdullah Al Turki, President of the Islamic League, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger, Spanish Foreign...more

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt walks next to Abdullah Al Turki, President of the Islamic League, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger, Spanish Foreign Minister Manuel Garcia-Margallo y Marfil and Cardinal Jean-Luis Tauran (L-R), during the opening ceremony of the 'King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue' (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Close
3 / 8
Cardinal Jean-Luis Tauran, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligous Dialogue at the Vatican, delivers his speech during the opening ceremony of the 'King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue' (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Cardinal Jean-Luis Tauran, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligous Dialogue at the Vatican, delivers his speech during the opening ceremony of the 'King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural...more

Cardinal Jean-Luis Tauran, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligous Dialogue at the Vatican, delivers his speech during the opening ceremony of the 'King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue' (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Close
4 / 8
Bartholomaeus I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, delivers his speech during the opening ceremony of the 'King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue' (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Bartholomaeus I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, delivers his speech during the opening ceremony of the 'King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue' (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012....more

Bartholomaeus I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, delivers his speech during the opening ceremony of the 'King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue' (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Close
5 / 8
Guests of honour, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (L) and Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, listen during the opening ceremony of the 'King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue' (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Guests of honour, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (L) and Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, listen during the opening ceremony of the 'King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural...more

Guests of honour, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (L) and Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, listen during the opening ceremony of the 'King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue' (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Close
6 / 8
Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn and guests of honour listen during the opening ceremony of the "King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue" (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn and guests of honour listen during the opening ceremony of the "King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue" (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The...more

Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schoenborn and guests of honour listen during the opening ceremony of the "King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue" (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Close
7 / 8
Guests of honour listen during the opening ceremony of the "King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue" (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Guests of honour listen during the opening ceremony of the "King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue" (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith...more

Guests of honour listen during the opening ceremony of the "King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue" (KAICIID) in Vienna November 26, 2012. The Saudi-backed centre for worldwide interfaith dialogue will officially open on Monday evening. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Close
8 / 8

Next Slideshows

Modern-day Gandhi

An Indian man claims the soul of Gandhi lives inside him.

Nov 26 2012

The Rolling Stones at 50

Half a century has passed since the Stones first live gig.

Nov 26 2012

Tragedy in Bangladesh

A fire sweeps through a garment workshop, killing over 100.

Nov 26 2012

Betting on child jockeys

Dozens of Indonesian child jockeys compete on the racetrack for the chance to win cash and cows for their families.

Nov 26 2012

MORE IN PICTURES

First 100 days of Trump

First 100 days of Trump

Major moments from the first days of the Trump administration.

Republicans pull healthcare bill

Republicans pull healthcare bill

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul Obamacare, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

Sunken South Korean ferry raised

Sunken South Korean ferry raised

The Sewol ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people, most of them children on a school trip, slowly emerges from a gray sea.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos of the week.

The scramble for healthcare bill votes

The scramble for healthcare bill votes

GOP lawmakers struggle to overcome differences as a dramatic vote on healthcare looms.

Flashback: Egypt's Arab Spring

Flashback: Egypt's Arab Spring

A look back at the Egypt uprising that led to the overthrow of president Mubarak in 2011. Mubarak, the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring protests that swept the region, was freed after six years in detention.

Highlights from Tokyo Fashion Week

Highlights from Tokyo Fashion Week

Backstage and collection highlights from Tokyo.

Iraqi forces edge further into Mosul

Iraqi forces edge further into Mosul

Iraqi forces enter Mosul's Old City as Islamic State militants put up fierce resistance from the close-packed houses and narrow streets.

Mourning for London

Mourning for London

The world grieves after a deadly attack near parliament in London.

Newer Slideshows Older Slideshows

Trending Collections

Pictures