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Mufti: Peace must be based on mutual respect

The grand mufti, Muhammad Ahmad Hussein, speaks to Pope Francis, explaining the importance of the sites for Muslims, who believe it is where Mohammed ascended to heaven.

The mufti adds that peace in the region will only happen when there is mutual respect between the sides.

He then tells Francis Israel is creating hardships for Palestinians at the site.

The grand mufti speaking to the pope Monday morning. (screen capture: Vatican TV)
The grand mufti speaking to the pope Monday morning. (screen capture: Vatican TV)

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