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U.S. Ambassador Anne Patterson’s visit to the Two Saint's Church in Alexandria has raised many questions.  The visit, during which Patterson met with leaders, the high priest, and the lawyer of the families of martyrs, lasted more than two hours and was conducted in the strictest confidence and...
The relationship between al-Azhar and the Vatican has witnessed several changes during the previous ten years, namely since 2006. Since then, the relationship has experience disagreement, discord, agreement, and finally, rapprochement.
Greater than a conference and further than a spiritual and religious meeting between Islam and Christianity: this is the essential message concluded by those who follow the news on the two-day peace conference organized by al-Azhar in Cairo, and which was culminated by Pope Francis’ closing speech...
Since his enthronement as the Vatican’s pope, Pope Francis I has spread love and peace and revived the relationship with Al-Azhar through meetings and dialogues. After a break of 5 years due to the statements delivered by Pope Benedict XVI and his attack on Islam in the Middle East, Pope Francis...
Dr. `Amr `Abd al-`Ātī, the first Al-Azhar scholar to get a doctorate in Christian Science from the Vatican, praised the Grand Imam, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyeb for thawing frozen relations with the Vatican, and meet Pope Francis I.
Saudi Monarch, King Salmān is to receive head of the Coptic Orthodox Church Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and the Holy See of St. Mark, Pope Tawadros II, in the monarch's residence in Cairo. The Saudi king will also receive State's officials.
Member of the Islamic Research Academy (IRA), Dr. Muhammad al-Shahāt al-Gūndī, said that the relationship between Vatican and Al-Azhar experienced years of tension, since 2006, after now-retired Pope Benedict XVI took office.
Muḥammad Ḥabīb was born in 1943 and holds the position of  First Deputy for the Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Ḥabīb is part of the older generation of the Muslim Brotherhood. This older generation is usually considered to be very cautious about cooperating with the state. They...
Bishop Michael was born in 1949 in Karachi, Pakistan. He had both a Christian and Muslim family background. Bishop Michael was the first non-white senior bishop in the Church of England on his appointment. There were issues raised about him having a leading role in the church and worries over the...
This biography focuses on the Islamic viewpoints of Āḥmad al-Ṭayyib; how he argues from an Islamic perspective and does not attempt to see the world through the eyes of non-Muslims. He strives to represent Islam in the best possible light, talking about it in a very positive way and accordingly...

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