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Muhammad Al-Issa, Ligue Islamique Mondiale, Sept. 20, 2017 © L'Osservatore Romano

Muhammad Al-Issa, Ligue Islamique Mondiale, Sept. 20, 2017 © L'Osservatore Romano

Inter-religious Dialogue: Secretary General of the World Islamic League in the Vatican

Audience of the Pope

Pope Francis received the Secretary General of the World Islamic League (LIM), Muhammad al-Issa, at the Vatican, at 9 am on September 20, 2017, before the Holy Father’s Wednesday general audience of Wednesday.

The audience was attended by, among others, the President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran; and Bishop Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot, number two of this dicastery; the Pope’s private secretary Francois, Msgr. Yoannis Lahzi Gaid; and interpreters.

The LIM stated its willingness to promote the fight against terrorism. The audience, which was also the occasion of an exchange of gifts, did not this evening the subject of a specific communiqué of the Vatican.

 

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About Anita Bourdin

France. Journalist accreditated to the Holy See press office since 1995. Started Zenit in french in january 1999. Classical litterature (Paris IV-Sorbonne). Master in journalism (IJRS Bruxelles). Biblical theology (PUG, Rome).

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