I believe that the lion will lie down with the lamb, but this… this is remarkable!

LISBON, Portugal — The Muslim imam and the Roman Catholic priest watch movies together at each other’s homes. The Adventist nun reads the imam’s mail for him because he can’t read Portuguese. And the three congregations sometimes hold joint prayers for world peace.

While Islamic outrage over cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad has brought mob rampages to many countries across the globe, members of a tight-knit community of Muslims, Catholics and Adventists in Portugal say they are determined to live in peace.

The three faiths share a basement for their religious ceremonies in a housing project in the Sacavem suburb of Lisbon. Only a thin wall separates the mosque from a room where the Catholic and Adventist communities hold their rituals.

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