And reminders are found everywhere of ecumenical cooperation.
Meli: Notice this gate. It has a Christian cross with a Muslim phrase, "Masallah," in Greek letters. "Masallah" is how we Muslims say "May God's, Allah's, blessings be on you."
This building, originally the church of St. Gregory, built in 385 AD, wasn't just any old church. This was the birthplace of the texts which became Gregorian chants.
Today its single minaret indicates that it's a mosque in a valley where the people call god Allah.
So, it appears that PBS' definition of religious "ecumenical cooperation" pretty much parallels Obama's definition of political "bipartisan cooperation": "I won, you lost. Toe my line, or I'll chop your feet off & feed them to my dog, BO."