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Pope Francis receives Grand Imam of Al-Azhar in audience

Pope Francis received in audience in the Vatican on Monday the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Sheik Ahmed Muhammad Al-Tayyib.  In a note, the Director of the Vatican Press Office, Fr.


Pope expected to receive Imam of Egypt’s Al-Azhar university

Today’s invitation from a Vatican delegation to Ahmad Al-Tayyib, marked a turning point after years of frozen relations between the Holy See and the Egyptian university. Holy See spokesman, Federico


Professor of al-Azhar University: If the veil is banned, we must also ban the wearing of the cross

Cairo - If laws ban Muslim women from wearing the full veil (niqab), at that point, to avoid discrimination, we must also ban Christian women wearing necklaces with crosses. This


Grand Imam of Al-Azhar invited to Vatican to meet Pope

A Holy See delegation paid a visit to Al-Azhar University, the prestigious Sunni Islam centre of learning in Cairo, following strained relations over recent years.A Vatican delegation has visited Al-Azhar


Al Azhar accuses the Coptic Church of inspiring anti-Islamic television programs

Cairo - The accusations launched by the al-Azhar Observatory against the Coptic Church with regards to anti-Islamic television programs broadcast by the channels of the NileSat platform were rejected by