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H.H THE AGA KHAN IN THE UNITED STATES - 2008-04-15

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Tuesday, 2008, April 15
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April 15 - (CNN) -The leaders of three world religions will be visiting the United States this week, and although the media spotlight is focused on Pope Benedict XVI and the Dalai Lama, thousands of Ismaili Muslims are celebrating a rare U.S. tour by the Aga Khan. The Aga Khan says a 'clash of ignorance' has led to friction between Islam and the West. The Aga Khan doesn't exactly fit the image that may be expected for the spiritual leader of 20 million Ismaili Muslims across the world; he usually wears a suit and tie. But his followers see him as the final authority on interpreting the Quran. One one Muslim scholar said that in that regard, 'he is more powerful than the pope.' [More here][Photo] [Summary of LA Visit] [Commemoration of LA Visit]


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The leaders of three world religions will be visiting the United States this week 2008-04-15

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Posted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 4:14 pm Post subject: USA VISIT 2008 NEWSPAPERS ONLY

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Melissa S. Monroe

Express-News Business Writer

San Antonio will host a massive religious gathering just days after the Final Four crowds leave town.

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