Francis: Meeting with Sunni Leader “is the message”

Pope_Francis_meets_with_the_grand_imam_Sheik_Ahmed_Muhammad_Al_Tayyib_at_the_Vatican_May_23_2016_Credit_LOsservatore_Romano__CNAPope Francis embraced the grand imam Sheik Ahmed Muhammad Al-Tayyib during a Monday meeting at the Vatican, a move which is being seen as a step toward reopening dialogue between Christians and Sunni Muslims. “Our meeting is the message,” the pope was heard to have said to the imam during the meeting.