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Dr. ʿAlī al-Sammān was born in 1929. He is an Egyptian professor who has lived in France and received his Ph.D. Dr. al-Sammān has participated in a large number of seminars and dialogues, and his activities stem from his belief in the importance of dialogues and meetings dealing with Islam and the...
Ṭāriq al-Bishrī was born in El Helmaya in Cairo on February 1, 1933. al-Bishrī’s initial political works focused on national political independence. According to al-Bishrī, Egyptian national independence was related to the international movements for independence, Arab unity, and to a sovereign...
Munīr Ḥannā Anīs was born in Egypt in 1950 and holds the title Bishop of the Episcopal (Anglican) Church of Egypt, North Africa and the Horn of Africa (since 2000). As a Christian authority in a Muslim country, Bishop Munīr is widely experienced in interfaith relations. He strives for good Muslim-...
Munīr Hannā Anīs was born in Egypt in 1950. As a Christian authority in a Muslim country, Bishop Munīr is widely experienced in interfaith relations. He strives for good Muslim-Christian relations, and advocates dialogue between different religious communities. In Egypt, Christian Arabs have lived...
Bishop Michael was born in 1949 in Karachi, Pakistan. He had both a Christian and Muslim family background. Bishop Michael was the first non-white senior bishop in the Church of England on his appointment. There were issues raised about him having a leading role in the church and worries over the...
David D. Grafton is a Lutheran pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, and a scholar of both Christianity and Islam. As a scholar Dr. Grafton is explicitly involved in interfaith relations as a graduate of Christian theology and a professor of Islamic Studies. While serving as pastor...
Cornelis Hulsman; a Dutch scholar on Arab-West relations and Editor-in-Chief of Arab-West Report first visited Egypt in 1975. Hulsman's line of work is primarily linked to Christian-Muslim relations and he strongly believes that religious issues and relations are an important element of...
Father van Nispen is a Jesuit priest, who is strongly involved in relationships with Islam. In the beginning of his priesthood he chose 'The service of reconciliation' to be his motto. In an interview with Egyptian Al-Ahram Weekly on December 31, 1998, he clarified: "My interpretation of the term...
ʿAmru Mūsā; an Egyptian politician and diplomat who holds the position of Secretary-General of the Arab Leagueand plays a pivotal role in negotiations around most of the major disputes in the Arab world. Such negotations are in regards to the disputes between Morocco and Algeria over Western Sahara...
This biography focuses on the Islamic viewpoints of Āḥmad al-Ṭayyib; how he argues from an Islamic perspective and does not attempt to see the world through the eyes of non-Muslims. He strives to represent Islam in the best possible light, talking about it in a very positive way and accordingly...
Hānī Shukr Allāh, the press secretary for the Episcopal Church in Egypt, announced the convening of a second conference for the “Together for the Sake of Egypt” project. The conference includes representatives from al-Azhar, Orthodox and Episcopal Churches, as well as several intellectuals and...
 During his visit to Djibouti, John Kerry delivered a lecture to a group of boys and girls in the Salmān Mosque about moderate Islam and terrorism. Kerry sought to deliver a message to the Muslim world from inside a mosque about rejecting violence and extremism. The meeting took place under...
Pope Tawāḍrūs is heading to Holland on Thursday on a pastoral visit that will last until Tuesday. He will then head to France and Austria to lead a large conference of bishops and churches from around the world. The Pope himself requested special security arrangements to be made to protect him and...
Pope Frances is calling for meetings and dialogues to take place among people of different religions and cultures in an attempt to increase understanding, saying that it is especially important that these meetings focus on Islam. In a letter that the Pope sent to Bishops around the world, he...
The Marrakesh declaration contrasts with the World Watch List 2016 of Open Doors, released on January 13, 2016, in which 50 countries, mostly Muslim, are listed as countries where Christians are persecuted most. Open Doors is identifying Islamic Extremism as the main persecution engine in Egypt...
Of all the slogans of the Egyptian revolution, ‘One Hand’ was among the most popular. At various times it was shouted by the thousands to indicate the unity of Muslims and Christians, or the unity of the people and the army, or more recently in the fight against terrorism.   But along this...
Part of my job in Egypt is to bring foreign crews here for reporting. In December I took the Hong Kong based Network J International TV, led by famous TV Pastor Enoch Lam, to meet prominent Egyptians for a documentary on stability in Egypt. Media tend to focus on the negative. Rev. Enoch Lam,...
The sudden opportunity to come to Cairo came as a surprise to me. It was right before the summer, I just finished writing my final thesis for my journalism bachelor and my internships were the only things that were between me and my graduation coming in March. Within two weeks everything was...
The relationship between expatriates living in Egypt and Ramadan can be a love-hate relationship. Some might argue that Ramadan is the ‘most unproductive month of the year’. People work less hours and businesses can get a bit slow. On the other hand, however, very few can deny the level of...

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