Danish Church Officials Meet with Egypt's Top Muslim Cleric for Cartoon Resolution

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By Michelle A. Vu , Christian Post Reporter
February 19, 2006|10:48 am

As Nigerian Muslims angry over the caricatures of the Muslim prophet Muhammad attacked Christians and burned churches during a violent protest on Saturday, Danish church officials met with Egypt's top Muslim cleric in an effort to resolve the conflict caused by the Muhammad cartoons.

Danish Church Officials Meet with Egypt's Top MuslFrom left, Al-Azhar Sheikh Omar Al-Deeb, Egypt's highest Islamic authority, Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi, the grand sheik of al-Azhar, Danish Bishop Karsten Nissen and Episcopal Bishop for Egypt Moneer Anis leave Tantawi's office after their meeting in Cairo,
Danish Church Officials Meet with Egypt's Top MuslFrom left, Danish ambassador to Egypt, Bjarne Sorensen, Bishop Karsten Nissen, Egypt's highest Islamic authority, Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi, the Grand Sheik of al-Azhar and Al-Azhar Sheikh Omar Al-Deeb are seen after their meeting in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday,

According to the Associated Press, however, no significant advancements were made during the meeting.

During the meeting, Grand Imam Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi of al-Azhar University, the world

 

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