Pope Benedict XVI baptizes prominent Italian Muslim
VATICAN CITY: A prominent Italian Muslim - an iconoclastic writer who has condemned Islamic extremism and defended Israel - converted to Catholicism in a baptism by the pope at the Vatican Easter service.
Magdi Allam, an Egyptian-born, non-practicing Muslim who is married to a Roman Catholic, has infuriated some Muslims with his books and columns in the daily newspaper Corriere della Sera, where he is a deputy editor.
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Pope Benedict Baptizes Muslim