Catholic archbishop teaches the Quran to Christians, Muslims alike

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May 19, 2015

Archbishop Michael L. Fitzgerald, shown on the campus of John Carroll University in suburban Cleveland May 13, is one of the Catholic Church's foremost experts on Islam and the Quran. The former president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue has spent much of his 54 years in the priesthood working to improve understanding among people of different faith traditions. (CNS photo/William Rieter) See FITZGERALD-ISLAM May 19, 2015.

Archbishop Michael L. Fitzgerald, shown on the campus of John Carroll University in suburban Cleveland May 13, is one of the Catholic Church’s foremost experts on Islam and the Quran. The former president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue has spent much of his 54 years in the priesthood working to improve understanding among people of different faith traditions. (CNS photo/William Rieter)

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio (CNS) — There’s a book that Archbishop Michael L. Fitzgerald believes can inspire Christians to appreciate the God of all creation.

And it’s not just the Bible.

Archbishop Fitzgerald, who retired at the end of 2012 as the papal nuncio to Egypt, said the Quran, with all of its names for God, can help Christians deepen their faith and inspire them to see God in new ways.

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