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Dear Rightwing Catholic Islamophobes: Pope Francis just washed the feet of a Poor Muslim
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by Juan Cole

The pope washed and kissed the feet of 12 inmates, two of them women and two of them Muslim (one of the women was Muslim).




Commentary: Pope Francis’ ties with Jews, Muslims could strengthen Vatican
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The most interesting thing about Argentine Pope Francis may be not just that he’s the first Latin American to head the Vatican, but also that he may become the Church’s biggest champion of interfaith dialogue ever.




Pope Francis’ run-in with Benedict XVI over the Prophet Mohammed
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In 2005, then Pope Benedict quoted from an obscure medieval text which declared that the Prophet Mohammed, founder of the Islamic faith, was “evil and inhuman”, enraging the Muslim population and causing attacks on churches throughout the world before an apology was issued.