Egypt's Azhar extends Christmas greetings to Pope Francis, Christians

MENA , Tuesday 24 Dec 2019

Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayyeb (Photo: Al-Ahram)

Grand Imam of Al Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb extended his heartfelt Christmas greetings to head of the Catholic Church Pope Francis and all Christians worldwide.

El-Tayyeb highlighted the robust ties between the Muslim and Christian worlds, citing efforts exerted by the pontiff and the grand imam to foster dialogue among followers of different religions and cultures, according to a statement released by Al Azhar on Tuesday.

He wished the whole world further happiness, peace and prosperity.

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