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Pope confers pontifical honor on former al-Azhar official

February 04, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Some Sunni Muslims regard the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar (located in Cairo) as the highest Muslim authority. Mohamed Mahmoud Abdel Salam will be honored “for his excellent work for interreligious dialogue and that of strengthening the relations between al-Azhar and the Catholic Church.”

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