Pope Francis model of tolerant and moderate clerics - Grand Imam
Wednesday، 17 October 2018 - 12:23 PM
Al Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El Tayyeb on Tuesday 16/10/2018 met with Pope Francis at the Casa Santa Marta in the Vatican.
The Grand Imam is paying a four-day visit to Italy.
El Tayyeb described the Pope as a model of tolerant and moderate clerics who take care of the poor, vulnerable and homeless people.
Azhar shares such concerns with the Pope, he added.
In turn, Pope Francis lauded the vital role played by the Grand Imam in promoting the values of peace and dialogue worldwide.
He expressed the Vatican's keenness on boosting cooperation with Azhar to build bridges of communications and dialogue.