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The following article presents a text from Christianity Today, discussing an interview between His Royal Highness Prince Hassan Ibn Talal and Drs. Cornelis Hulsman. He discusses his drive to preserve the Arab Christian world.
Although it is common to attribute the phenomenon of religious extremism and terrorism to Muslims, the many incidents that have recently taken the world by surprise have not been related to Muslims. These incidents include the atrocities committed by Serbian Orthodox fundamentalists in the Balkans...
The author talks about a symposium that was held in Spain to discuss the role of religions in the building of peace and praises King ‘Abd Allah Bin ‘Abd al-‘Azīz and Mr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza for their contributions to interfaith dialogue.
The World Conference of Religions for Peace has welcomed an inter-religious dialogue initiative that has been called for by the Saudi King after his meeting with the Catholic pope last November.
Hāshim Sālih praises the inter-religious initiative that the Saudi King ‘Abd Allāh Bin ‘Abd al-‘Azīz has called for, saying that it may find a way to end the current religious struggles.
Various responses to the Vatican’s initiative to hold inter-religious dialogue meetings with Muslims are detected. Some described the initiative as a positive step towards Islam-West understanding; others condemned the notion of inter-religious dialogues in the first place, believing that dialogue...
Robeir al-Faris recently published a book entitled, ‘The Muslim Brothers (MB) and the Copts…Repercussions of Confrontation and Dialogue.’ The following article presents an overview of the book.
The article discusses a recent meeting between King ‘Abd Allāh of Saudi Arabia, and Pope Benedict XVI, the first meeting of its kind, and the implications that this meeting has.
King ‘Abd Allāh of Saudi Arabia has met Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican the first audience by the head of the Roman Catholic Church with a Saudi monarch. Despite widespread support for the king’s initiative, hard-liners considered it treason to Islam, and an attempt to normalize relations with the...
Leiden University in The Netherlands has organized a seminar about the inevitability of bridging the gap between Islam and the West, in which a number of Arab intellectuals shared their perspectives on the issue.
In an unprecedented step King ‘Abd Allāh Bin ‘Abd al-‘Azīz of Saudi Arabia visits the Vatican and engages in dialogue with Pope Benedict XVI.
Muslims respect Jesus, the Virgin Mary and the Bible which are all common ground that should bring Christians and Muslims together and be a solid base for strong and cooperative relations between them.
Huwaydī expresses his fears over a meeting that is expected to take place between Pope Shenouda, Pope Benedict XVI, and 38 prominent Muslim scholars and preachers to discuss Muslim Christian relations in Egypt.
The following presents a response from a number of Dutch organizations regarding Geert Wilders’ film ’Fitna,’ stressing their rejection thereof and the fact that this film represents the mindset of only a minimal percentage of the Dutch population.
The following article presents an overview of the Annual Anglican-Al Azhar Interfaith Meeting that implicitly dealt with dialogue and means of furthering it. Wisam al-Deweny provides her input on the subject, and recommends means of improving this dialogue in the future.
The first international Muslim-Christian dialogue conference opened Tuesday in Cairo. The Grand Imam of the Azhar, Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī, and Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria opened the conference, organized by Saudi national Islamic institutions and the Middle East Council of Churches.
The second session of the laymen’s conference will be held on April 26-27, 2007. While laymen sent out personal invitations to Pope Shenouda III and all the members of the Holy Synod, the Coptic Orthodox Church still appears to be boycotting the conference. Pope Shenouda described the conference as...
Sulaymān Shafīq reports on the Second Laymen’s Conference concerning secularism.
The article represents the different viewpoints of the Muslims and Copts regarding Coptic-Muslim relations in Egypt and the political agenda of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The text sums up the main purpose and achievements of Archbishop Rowan Williams’ visit to Egypt; the main points of his lecture at the Azhar and laying the foundation stone for a Christian-run community health centre in Sadat City, Egypt.


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