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Azhar grand imam visits Coptic cathedral to offer greetings on Christmas

January 05, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: Some Sunni Muslims regard the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar (since 2010, Ahmed El-Tayeb) as the highest Muslim authority. He and Pope Francis signed the Document on Human Fraternity in Abu Dhabi in 2019.

The Grand Imam was joined by a leading Egyptian government official, the head of the Ministry of Awqaf, in his visit to Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria.

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