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Questioning the religious dimension of the war on Iraq is the focus of many articles covering the war. Different publications shed light on Bush’s religious background in an effort to establish a link between his religious tendencies and the war. Others wonder whether the war is a new crusade...
The overview covers different articles that deal with the role religion plays in the life of President Bush and how it impacts his foreign policy and whether the US war on Iraq is a crusade. It also refers to the theory of clashes between civilizations.
Fādī Habashī interviews Bishop Mousā, the bishop of youth, and discusses with him the current problems Copts are facing.
Al-Rikābī responds to Tony Blair’s suggestion that the war on Iraq is God’s will. The author rejects the idea of using religion to launch wars, considering it to be hypocrisy.
The author comments on the opinions expressed by Dr. Yohanna Qulta, concerning the reasons behind the war on Iraq, which he expressed in an interview with the magazine.
The National Council of Churches of the US, the Islamic Assembly in North America, and the Religious Action Association for Reformed Judaism organized a meeting in the US. Religious leaders urged President George Bush in this meeting to abandon future wars based on preemptive strikes.
Arabs are continuously receiving information that seems to indicate that the US indeed launched a crusade against the Islamic world. Some of this material originated with Christian leaders and organizations in the US and was misinterpreted in some Arab media. It is dangerous to continue feeding the...
The Azhar and the Vatican have issued a joint statement in which they condemn launching a war against Iraq. It stresses that war has destructive consequences and means the failure of humanity. It will affect Muslim-Christian relations in the world.
The Anglican Church urges all churches in the UK to pray for the Iraqi people. The author wishes that God may listen to their prayers as He listened to those of other kufar [unbelievers] before.
Pope Johan Paul II´s peace envoy met with Saddam Hussein in Baghdad. He discussed means to guarantee peace and directed a call to the world´s conscience to avert war.
Pope John Paul II´s special envoy announced yesterday that he will meet with President Saddam Hussein after his talks with Iraqi Vice-President and Deputy Prime Minister. He held a mass for the sake of peace in Baghdad.
Comment on the role played by official Christian churches and denominations in the US and the whole world in regard to the Iraqi and Palestinian issues. The article explains that there is a difference between the tendencies of the US Christian Right Wing and those of official churches.
Overview of reactions and demonstrations against the anticipated war on Iraq in the US, Denmark, Australia, Portugal and Egypt.
A symposium was held in the residence of the Greek Catholic Patriarchy to discuss the role of Arab Christians in correcting the image of Islam in the West and the stand of the Vatican towards the expected war against Iraq among other issues.
Dozens of Christian religious men in the US urged President Bush to avert waging war on Iraq. They asserted that such a war would be a violation of the teachings of Christ. They published their appeal in a full-page in The New York Times.
The Archbishop of York will lead special prayers in the Anglican Church for the Iraqi people. The Mufti of Turkey issued a fatwa to the effect that soldiers who will die in such a war will not be considered martyrs.
British church officials have announced an initiative to issue an apology to Muslims for the Iraq war waged by the US-led alliance arguing that the West has committed a ‘litany’ of mistakes in Iraq.
The outstanding Norwegian journalist and author Asne Seierstad wrote her very personal and compelling report when she survived amid the current chaos of Iraq. The volume is entitled A Hundred and One Days: A Baghdad Journal.
Around 99 U.S. bishops and more than 5000 members of the United Methodist Church have recently signed an anti-war statement, calling the Iraq war "an unjust and immoral invasion and occupation."
Ramadan is again upon us: The Islamic holy month of fasting begins on Friday, October 15. We should all hope that U.S. forces in Iraq don’t make the same mistake with regard to it this year that they did last.

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