Flanked by hundreds of fellow Muslims, an imam from Al-Azhar pays a visit to a Cairo church during the Coptic Christmas celebration and delivers an inspirational, moving speech promoting inter-faith peace and dialogue. Be prepared to shed a drop of tear.
On Jan 7th, 2013, Madhar Shahin, the imam and speaker of a Cairo mosque and holder of a doctorate degree in Coranic rethorics from Al Azhar, the world's most prestigious Islamic university, paid a visit to a neighbouring Cairo church to share the coptic Christmas celebration. Hundreds of believers accompanied him. Invited to take the floor, he delivered a beautiful and inspirational speech, evoking the shared struggles and sacrifices of Muslims and Christians, "united like one hand" during the January 25th revolution.