Top Sunni Mufti Stresses Stronger Muslim-Christian Ties

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By: Ahmad al-Tayyeb, Egyptian Mufti

Top Sunni Mufti Stresses Stronger Muslim-Christian Ties

Ahmad al-Tayyeb, Egyptian Mufti announced that a group of Islamic and Christian clerics are to gather to form a committee aiming at verifying and solving the concerns of the Muslims and Christians and also handling the differences between the followers of the religions.

Calling the commission a joint voice of Al-azhar and Church, Ahmad al-Tayyeb said that the group's aim is to focus on tolerance of Islam and Christianity.

The measure follows a suicide bombing outside a church in Alexandria that killed 21 people injuring nearly 100.

The bombing of Al-Qiddissein (Two saints) church was slammed by Muslim and Christian leaders and people of different religions around the world.

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