Pope and Top Imam Hold Historic Meeting

Egyptian Grand Imam of al-Azhar Mosque Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed al-Tayeb (C) arrives with archbishop Georg Ganswein (R) and cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran (L) to meet Pope Francis in a private audience at the Vatican on May 23, 2016. .Pope Francis met the Grand Imam of Cairo's Al-Azhar Mosque at the Vatican on Monday in a historic encounter that was sealed with a hugely symbolic hug and exchange of kisses. / AFP / POOL / MAX ROSSI
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