Excited Emir Sanusi of Kano finally meets Pope Francis in Italy (photos)

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, met with Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury during a conference in Assisi, Italy, on Tuesday.

At least 400 leaders attended the programme, themed ‘Thirst for peace: religions and cultures in dialogue’.

It was organised by the diocese of Assisi, the Franciscan Families and the Sant’Egidio Community.

Ignatius Kaigama, president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, and Mathew Kukah, Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese, were among the Nigerian religious figures at the event.







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