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The author finds an Muslim preacher in Vienna who challenges his preconceptions of Islamic leaders in the West.
Kurt Krenn, the bishop of the St Poelten Diocese, west of Vienna, cautioned against the “Islamization” of Europe. The bishop, known for his controversial comments, claimed that international terrorism is linked to Islam. He stated that Islam and Christianity cannot form a political entity and he...
Pope Shenouda III, the Pope of Alexandria and the Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark consecrated a new Orthodox church for expatriate Copts in Vienna. The consecration came in the last day of the Papal visit to Austria that lasted for four days. (Similar news was reported by Asharq Al-Awsat, July...
A Christian-Muslim Dialogue Group from Europe explored Muslim-Christian relations in Upper Egypt and found a very different picture from what is usually reported in Western media.
The Christian-Muslim Dialogue Group from Austria visited Egypt with the desire to discover a new context for Muslim-Christian relations that might inspire their own practice of Christian-Muslim dialogue in Europe. The group experienced dialogue at very different levels, from religious leaders and...
The author asks how Muslims can face the Orientalists whose goal is to defame Islam in Western minds, and falsify history, showing Islam in the worst image possible. The answer involves the entity and religion of the Muslim nation, as well as its culture and civilization, past, and future. Some...
The author asked Pope Shenouda how we can debate with Jews in light of their greed? Can negotiations and debate achieve a positive result with them? And when? How can we make religions co-exist? Is Christianity really close to Judaism, because its belief in the Old Testament? Or are there...
Doaa Darwish interviewed Drs. Cornelis Hulsman for the European Local Service of the Egyptian Radio on the conference on Media and Interreligious Dialogue in Vienna, Austria, the work of the RNSAW. The interviews will be broadcasted in three consecutive weeks on Tuesday November 21, Tuesday...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman had been invited to give a lecture on his work for the RNSAW at a conference on "Media and Interreligious Dialogue" in Vienna, Austria on November 8 and 9. The conference had been organized by the International Press Institute in Vienna, the Department of Communication Science...
"No compulsion is there in religion" is a rule which Islam has set, respecting other heavenly religions [Judaism and Christianity]. It has even set rules of Shari’a concerning dealing with followers of other heavenly beliefs...
Youssef Sidhom discusses the report Religious Freedom in the world. Many governments have pledged not to resort to any means of discrimination between its citizens based on religion. Despite this, there are some countries where there is a difference between pledges and practices, where religious...
In an unprecedented event in Europe, an Islamic academy has recently been established in Austrian capital, Vienna. The opening ceremony was attended by the Minister of Awqaf (religious endowments) Dr. Hamdy Zaqzouq, President of Al-Azhar University Dr. Ahmed ’Omar Hashim, in addition to the...
Illusive Religious Wars In his "The Mediterranean Sea" book published in Paris in 1985, the French historian Brodil likens the relationship between Islam and Christianity with the relationship between the dog and the cat: If the dog and the cat find themselves in one place, it requires the decision...
Forty-four suspected members of Egypt’s most violent militant organization, Jihad, last week pleaded not guilty before a military court to charges of membership of an illegal group bent on using terror to overthrow the government, planning the assassination of top officials and security staff, and...
’The World Today’ program broadcast from London Radio last week hosted leading Copts and Muslims. This article gives a summary of that discussion which focused on al-Koshh.
The Israeli army honored Goldstein, the murderer of the Hebron massacre where tens of Muslim worshipers were killed during their prayers, in one of the most obvious incidents of religious persecution and political terrorism in history. Yet, Senator Erlin Specter completely disregarded this incident...
Most requests for refugee status are based on false claims, says the author who gives examples of terrorists who were granted asylum in Europe.
Pope Shenouda opened in Austria an exhibit on Coptic art.
Pope Shenouda speaks again out against Western interference in Egypt. Those who attempt in their ignorance to prevent the aid to Egypt should know that this does not affect only the Muslims but also the Christian Egyptians. Their behavior shows a lack of understanding and wisdom and political...

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