Patriarch Bartholemew Gifts Russian Muslim Leader With Quran

Hat tip: N.T.

Baku, November 9, Interfax – Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople gave the Qur’an as a present to the chairman of the Caucasus Muslim Board Allahshukur Pasha-zade for the 60th anniversary.

The book was handed to Sheik in front of delegations of local Orthodox Churches, Vatican, and Islamic communities worldwide at a solemn jubilee ceremony held in Gulistan palace in Baku.

The head of Constantinople Patriarchate Representation at the European Union Metropolitan Emmanuel of France handed the Qur’an to Pasha-zade and highlighted that this present was a sign of special respect from Patriarch Bartholomew I.