Oct 13, 2011

Muslim Religious Leader in Egypt, The Grand Imam, Demands Pope to Apologize for Saying That Muslims Persecute Copts.

Al-Azhar Sheikh demands apology from Pope Benedict for Saying That Muslims Persecute Copts.

CAIRO: The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmed el-Tayeb, reiterated his call for
Pope Benedict XVI, head of the Roman Catholic Church, to officially apologize for insulting Islam. El-Tayeb said such an apology is a basic condition for resumption of interfaith dialogue between the two religious authorities.

El-Tayeb met with Michael Girard, Ambassador of the Holy See to Egypt, and refused to resume relations between Al-Azhar and the Vatican until the Pope apologizes for insulting Islam and Muslims.

more from source at http://bikyamasr.com/32428/al-azhar-sheikh-demands-apology-from-pope-benedict/

Background info: The so called insult the Pope's remark about the Muslim persecution of the Coptic Christians.

My comment: It may sound incredible so do your own search using: Egypt Grand Mufti, Pope, Apology etc..
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