Posts Tagged ‘Grand imam of al-Azhar’

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Pope Francis receive trophies from Zayed Award for Human Fraternity

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmed Al-Tayeb, and Pope Francis have been presented with trophies by the Zayed Award for Human Fraternity judging committee during a visit to Rome. The religious leaders were the first honorary co-recipients of the award, receiving it in 2019 in recognition of their efforts to develop the historic Document on Read more

Grand Imam says Christianity and Islam not at war

Thursday, September 17th, 2020
Christianity and Islam

The Grand Imam of al Azhar says religious differences between Christianity and Islam have never been the basis of wars. Instead, the two religions had been exploited to make it appear so. “We believe with certainty that Islam and Christianity have never been the origin of wars and conflicts, but rather religious faiths represent the Read more

Pope and grand imam sign declaration on human fraternity

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Pope Francis and the Grand Imam al-Azhar signed a declaration on human fraternity during the first-ever papal visit to the Arabian peninsula last week. They signed the declaration in front of a global audience of religious leaders from Christianity, Islam, Judaism and other faiths. The declaration covers the need to work for peace, protect religious freedom, permit Read more