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Under the theme, titled: “Violence, why?”, the 7th literary salon took place on Friday at the Coptic Catholic Cultural Center of Minya. It was hosted by the Bishop of the Coptic Catholic Minya Eparchy, Bishop Buṭrus Fahīm.
A spokesman of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that Egypt has taken part in an international conference on religious dialogue for peace in Africa. Egypt was represented by Dr. Mahmoud Azab, Advisor of the Azhar Shaykh on Dialogue (Dalia al- Hamshary, al- Dustūr , March 28, p. 2)....
The Supreme Islamic Council, headed by Dr. Mukhtār Gum’ah, Minister of Endowments, is convening tomorrow its 23th general conference.  The Secretariat general of the Council Dr. Ahmad ‘Agībah stated that the Council did not send invitations to Qatar or Turkey due to their hostile policies towards...
The KAICIID (King ‘Abd Allāh bin ‘Abd al-‘Azīz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue) in Vienna has decided to communicate with the media and deepen its role in promoting a culture of tolerance and mutual understanding between different religions. Secretary-General of...
British Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief Lord Aḥmad visited Egypt to enhance the British-Egyptian partnership in the field of education and interfaith dialogue, according to a statement issued by the British Embassy Monday, Nov. 19.
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...

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