Al-Tayeb to attend Christian-Islamic forum in Florence

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb will attend a Christian-Islamic forum in Florence, Italy on June 8 organized by the Sant'Egidio Catholic community to promote dialogue between Christianity and Islam under the title “East and West: Dialogue of Civilizations.” 
The community spokesperson said the dialogue aims to face the systematic destruction of the Islamic State.
This is al-Tayeb’s first official visit to Europe to attend a dialogue between religions.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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