The author reflects on the life and experiences of Michael Fitzgerald, the new Apostolic Nuncio to Egypt and the Roman Catholic delegate to the League of Arab States and the significant future contributions he can make to Christian-Muslim dialogue.
The review takes up varied opinion
articles in the Egyptian and Arab press about the statements of Pope Benedict XVI of the Roman Catholic
which he purportedly attacked Islam and the Prophet Muhammad in a lecture he gave in a German
Dan Brown’s widely popular novel The Da
Vinci Code has caused a storm of controversy in
the Christian world, due to allegations about Jesus and the
Christian faith. The Christian Council of Korea has
described the novel as an attempt to distort the facts,
defame Jesus Christ’s sanctity and destroy Christianity.
The author is of the opinion that the statement of the Italian Prime Minister expressed the allures and ambitions of the West and its belief that Islam and the Arabic civilization is its real enemy. He compass between the old Crusades and the new one declared by President Bush, concluding that the aim of both of them was to control the East and its fortunes.
Dār al-‘Uloum Faculty has organized a cultural day on the role of translation in inter-cultural dialogue.
Hamdī Rizq discusses the issue of the finance of the Muslim Brotherhood, believing that their unclear activities raise questions about the credibility of their religious slogans.
The author gives examples from many countries showing that violence is still practiced against women despite the many rights they have been granted.
Jaerock Lee claims to be God’s son. He says his image appears on the sun and the moon and that his soul heals the sick and helps the poor.
Israeli Hebrew-language newspaper Yediot Ahronot has recently reported that Korean peace advocate Sun Myung Moon was expected to pay a visit to the Middle East region to meet with Muslim and Christian clerics.
The warnings that cause fear among Americans did not start on September 11, but date back to September 7, 2001 when the American Department of State sent to all its embassies a global warning. The warning included a statement saying that American citizens and American interests are facing an increasing threat of terrorist attacks.