Yahya Sergio Yahe Pallavicini
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Yahya Sergio Yahe Pallavicini is imam of the al-Wahid Mosque in Milan, and vice president of CO.RE.IS., the Islamic Religious Community of Italy, an organization dedicated to providing information on Islamic civilization in Italy and the West. He is also chairman of the Council for Education and Culture in the West as part of the Islamic Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, and is a member of the Italian Minister of the Interior's Council on Islam in Italy. Yahya Pallavicini is widely known as a voice for moderate, democratic Islam, and has strongly denounced violence committed in the name of Islam. He recently authored Dentro la moschea (Inside the Mosque), a book that looks at the everyday lives of Italian Muslims. Pallavicini was one of the lead authors and spokesmen on behalf of the October 2007 open letter, A Common Word Between Us and You.