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Pope meets Egypt’s Muslim leader Ahmed al-Tayeb

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met on Tuesday with the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed Muhammad al-Tayeb who is in Rome to attend a conference organised by the St Egidio community. No details of the private encounter were released, but ...

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Catholic and Shia Muslim leaders unite to condemn WMDs, terrorism

Rome, Italy, Aug 30, 2016 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Shia Muslim religious leaders from Iran and U.S. Catholic bishops say they have a common fight against weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and violent religious extremism. “Christianity and Islam share ...

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Tunisia: The Muslim nation where Christians enjoy relative freedom

Tunis, Tunisia, Nov 1, 2014 / 06:01 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- In Tunisia, public expressions of Christianity are against the law and the government frowns on conversions. But compared to the situation of the Church in other ...

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Muslim scholar decries violence: ‘I am a Nazarene, too’

Rimini, Italy, Aug 28, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Referring to the label “Nazarene” marked on houses of Christians in Iraq by the militant Islamic State, a Muslim scholar also called himself Nazarene in solidarity – maintaining that many ...

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Vatican sends message to Muslim world for end of Ramadan

(Vatican Radio) The Pontifical Council for Inter-religious dialogue had sent a message to leaders of the Muslim world on the occasion of the religious festival of Id al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan Below ...

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