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Professor Harald Suermann visited the CIDT office and delivered a lecture about Christian attitudes toward Muslims during the Umayad era. An article also reflects on a Gallup poll that states that Egypt is the most religious country in the world.
While Islamic institutions and Islamic scholars do their best to initiate a fruitful effective dialogue with the Vatican, the latter still needs to address Muslims in a more rational and diplomatic way. The author doubts the Vatican faithfulness to its dialogue with Islam.
The Shaykh of the Azhar Muhammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī referred to the possibility of resuming the Azhar-Vatican dialogue that stopped after the Roman Catholic pope’s highly-publicized and controversial lecture on Islām.
After four months of estrangement between the Azhar and the Vatican, the Vatican Ambassador in Cairo, Archbishop Michael Louis Fitzgerald visited Shaykh ‘Umar al-Dīb, chairman of the Permanent Committee for Inter-religious Dialogue, in his office at the Azhar headquarters.
The Egyptian press has widely covered the four-day visit that Pope Benedict XVI paid to Turkey from November 28 to December 1, 2006 in an obvious attempt to heal the wounds opened by his earlier "offensive" remarks on Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. According to political analysts, the pontiff’s...
In a meeting, the Grand Shaykh of the Azhar decided to cut ties with the Vatican. Meanwhile the Muftī established contact with the Anglican church in the U.K.
The author deals with the issue of dialogue among civilizations and suggestions to strengthen interfaith coexistence, stressing that all parties to a dialogue have to reject generalized judgments, which, he said, pose the gravest threat to this process.
The last two years witnessed increasing Western attacks on Islam. Muslim reactions, however, in many cases Muslims violent reactions, enforced the negative image of Islam. Nevertheless, some Muslim intellectuals called for peaceful reactions through changing the violent image of Islam by showing...
The author articulates some basic rules of interfaith dialogue, which he asserts should be followed by all parties.
Nabīl Salamah advocates for the whole world to cooperate in re- reading history towards an objective point of view - towards strengthening values of peace, justice and love. These are the values common to both religions: Islam and Christianity.
Angry reactions to Pope Benedict’s remarks on Islam and the Prophet Muhammad continued for a second week. Some Muslim figures, including Iranian President Ahmadinejad and Malaysian Prime Minister ‘Abd Allāh Ahmad Badawī, have accepted the pope’s regret at the furious reactions to his remarks...
The review considers a meeting between Pope Benedict XVI and the ambassadors of Muslim and Arab nations to the Holy See, in which the pontiff affirmed his respect for all religions, particularly Islam, and called for continuing the Muslim-Christian dialogue. He described this as of vital...
Arab-West Report Editor in-Chief, Cornelis Hulsman, asked Archbishop Fitzgerald, the Catholic nuntius in Egypt, about the statements of Pope Benedict on Islām. Archbishop Fitzgerald speaks Arabic, knows the Islamic world well and plays Qur’ān important role in Muslim-Christian dialogue. The...
Elizabeth Yell reviews an article, given to AWR by Dr. ‘Alī al- Simmām, head of the Committee of Dialogue and Islamic Relations in the Higher Council for Islamic Affairs, which he found to be highly significant on the changing attitude of the Vatican towards Christians in the Middle East.
Christians in Egypt have rejected a document that is alleged by some to allow missionary work in Egypt, arguing that it will increase tension between Muslims and Copts. AWR has already published Shaykh al-Zifzāf’s denial fo these claims, with a link to the full text of the document.
The international Assembly for civilization dialogue in Saudi-Arabia organized a conference on inter-religious dialogue in Cairo. Muslim and Christian leaders who attended the conference disagreed about the use of the term "heavenly religions." A few Christian representatives insisted on...
A meeting was held for the teachers of religion, Christian and Islamic, in De La Salle and Saint Joseph’s schools. The meeting discussed the influence of dialogue among religions. The head of the Azhar Inter-Religious Dialogue Committee and the deputy to the Catholic Patriarch in Egypt participated...
Shaykh ‘Umar al-Dīb, the new head of the Azhar’s Inter-Religious Committee for Dialogue between the Heavenly Religions, in an interview spoke about the tasks and the financial system of the committee.
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