Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims join pope, urge peace

Pope Attends The Day Of Reflection, Dialogue And Prayer In Assisi
ASSISI, PERUGIA - OCTOBER 27: Pope Benedict XVI travels to Assisi by train on October 27, 2011 in Assisi, Italy. The Pontiff made a pilgrimage to the home of Saint Francis in Assisi to attend the meeting 'Pilgrims of truth, pilgrims of peace'; a day of reflection, dialogue and prayer for peace and justice in the world. (Photo by L'Osservatore Romano/Vatican Pool via Getty Images) (Getty Images)

Pope Benedict XVI joined Buddhist monks, Islamic scholars, Hindus and a handful of agnostics in making a communal call for peace Thursday, insisting that religion must never be used as a pretext for war or terrorism.