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Historic Meeting Marks Thaw in Catholic-Muslim Relations

An historic meeting between Pope Francis and the grand imam of Cairo, Egypt's prestigious Al-Azhar Mosque took place at the Vatican on Monday an indication of a thawing of relations between Catholics and Muslims.  "Our meeting was the message," Francis told reporters at the beginning of the meeting with Sheik Ahmed el-Tayyib. The Vatican said the two men held a "very cordial" private meeting in the pope's private library that lasted about 30 minutes,...

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