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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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