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Students, professors, and teachers of the Lebanon-based Ecumenical Institute for the Middle East were received by the Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria Pope Tawāḍrūs II at the patriarchal headquarter in the St. Bīshūy Monastery of Wādī al-Naṭrūn.
For the first time, Pope Tawadros II was accompanied by the Grand Imam of the Azhar, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, when he led the meeting of the Bayt al-A’ilah (the Egyptian Family House, name of an initiative of the Azhar for Muslim-Christian dialogue). The meeting was organized by Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq...
The International Union of Muslim Scholars has continued its meetings in Istanbul. Its members voted for Dr. Yūssuf Qaradāwī to remain in his position as a head to the union for the fourth time. 
A high-ranking Emirati delegation has visited Pope Tawadros in the Anba Bishoy Monastery in Wadī al-Natrūn. Pope Tawadros is reported to have said “We are very happy to meet our Emirati brethren who we have a strong bonds and relations with” (Nagwá Bikhāyt, al-Dustūr, Jan. 15, p. 2). Read original...
Dr. Janneke Stegeman’s call for ecumenism with Islam is sympathetic. The problem, however, is the blend of religion and politics. Rulers/governments tend to make use of religion for their own benefit. Religious leaders, on the other hand, try to win the support of the political leaders of their...
Dr. Janneke Stegeman calls for ecumenism with Islam. Good relations with Muslims are very important but one cannot ignore that the existence of Christianity in virtually all Muslim majority countries is under threat. Another problem is that most Muslims do not accept the concept of freedom of...
Dr. Janneke Stegeman, a Dutch Protestant Christian theologian and researcher in the Old Testament, religion, conflict and peacebuilding, believes ecumenism between Christians, Muslims and Jews should be seriously considered. Stegeman’s arguments are given and so is the critique on her arguments by...
Editor AWR: The Center for Arab-West Understanding had invited Prof. Dr. Ḥassan M. Wajīh Ḥassan to provide a response to a lecture of H.E. Lord George Carey on July 13, 2018. Dr. Wajīh suffered of pain in his spine and was unable to come and for that reason wrote a “response” to a lecture that he...
Dr. Shaykh ‘Abbās Shūmān, representative for al-Azhar, was invited to Brazil by the Federation of Muslim Associations in Brazil (FAMBRAS). He concluded his visit by meeting with H. E. Cardinal Orani João Tempesta. 
Dr Yusrī Hāshim, President of University of Heliopolis, spoke of the summer school for interfaith and intercultural dialogue, organised in cooperation with the Centre for Arab-West Understanding, and sponsored by the Dutch Reform Party.
Dr Yusrī Hāshim, President of University of Heliopolis, spoke of the summer school for interfaith and intercultural dialogue, organised in cooperation with the Centre for Arab-West Understanding, and sponsored by the Dutch Reform Party.
Dr Yusrī Hāshim, President of University of Heliopolis, spoke of the summer school for interfaith and intercultural dialogue, organised in cooperation with the Centre for Arab-West Understanding, and sponsored by the Dutch Reform Party.
Dr Yusrī Hāshim, President of University of Heliopolis, spoke of the summer school for interfaith and intercultural dialogue, organised in cooperation with the Centre for Arab-West Understanding, and sponsored by the Dutch Reform Party.
Dr Yusrī Hāshim, President of University of Heliopolis, spoke of the summer school for interfaith and intercultural dialogue, organised in cooperation with the Centre for Arab-West Understanding, and sponsored by the Dutch Reform Party.
The Summer School for Intercultural Dialogue hosted by Centre for Arab West Understanding and Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development has attracted an array of positive press attention in the Egyptian and regional media. 
Dr. Aḥmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar and President of the Muslim Council of Elders, and Dr. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, presided over the third round of dialogue between al-Azhar and the Anglican Church on Tuesday. It was held at Lambeth Palace, the headquarters of the Bishopric...
Dr. Muḥammad Abū Zayd al- ‘Amīr, General Coordinator of Bayt al-ʿĀʾila ‎ in Egypt and president of the Department of Jurisprudence in the Faculty of Law and Sharīʿah at al-Azhar University, has said that the board for education of Bayt al-ʿĀʾila ‎is in the process of preparing a school book on...
In response to the tension of the contradictory news from different international sources about the political aspect that the Pope will promote during his meeting with Egypt’s President `Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, the official spokesperson for the Vatican has denied that the pope has any embedded...
Rev. Rif`at Fatḥī, Secretary General of the Egyptian Churches Council (ECC), said: " The call for the establishment of interfaith relations has increased because of globalization, the recognition of the common denominators between religions and cultures, and at the same time the rise of religious...
The relationship between al-Azhar and the Vatican has witnessed several changes during the previous ten years, namely since 2006. Since then, the relationship has experience disagreement, discord, agreement, and finally, rapprochement.

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