Brotherhood Chairman Badie sends letter of congratulations to newly-elected Pope Francis who has been chosen leader of Catholic Church.
Walid Shalaby, media advisor to the Muslim Brotherhood Chairman, affirmed that Dr. Badie sent a cordial congratulations telegram to His Eminence Pope Francis, the newly-elected Pope of the Vatican, on the occasion of his election as Bishop of Rome and leader of the Catholic Church
The text of Dr. Badie’s letter is as follows:
To His Eminence Pope Francis, head of the Vatican State,
I offer my affectionate heartfelt congratulations on your election by the College of Cardinals as Bishop of Rome and leader of the Catholic Church. I hope this will be the start of a new era of convergence and harmony among believers in divine laws, spreading noble human values ?? all over the world, to achieve lasting peace and security for all, with cooperation among all religious institutions especially Al-Azhar of Egypt.
Dr. Mohamed Badie
Muslim Brotherhood Chairman
Cairo: March 16, 2013