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In his sermon at a Catholic Mass held at the Bahrain National Stadium, Pope Francis called for promoting the concept of human brotherhood. On Saturday (November 5, 2022), nearly thirty thousand people gathered at the Bahrain National Stadium, who waited since the early morning hours to participate...
Bahrain is preparing to hold the Bahrain Forum for Dialogue on the subject of “East and West for Human Coexistence” on November 3rd and 4th, 2022, under the patronage of the King of Bahrain, Ḥamad bin ʿĪsa Āl Khalīfa, and with the participation of the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib,...
Within this article, the author highlights the significance of King Abdullah II of Jordan's November visit to the Vatican in relation to Christian presence in Jordan and the broader region.
On Thursday (November 3, 2022) in Manama, the capital of Bahrain, the first day of the Bahrain Forum for Dialogue was held under the title "East and West for Human Coexistence,” with participation from a number of senior religious leaders from around the world.
Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Sheikh of Al-Azhar and Chairman of the Council of Muslim Elders, continued on Friday, November 4th, his three-day visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, where the second day of the visit witnessed a number of important meetings.
At a conference organized by the Arab League in cooperation with the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace, Dr. Naẓīr ʿAyād, the Secretary General of the Islamic Research Academy, stated that Islam views religious pluralism as an inevitable necessity and a universal sunna. This comes from Islam’s...
The Vatican and Bahraini authorities are expecting about 28,000 people to participate in the public mass, which will be presided over by Pope Francis, on the morning of Saturday November 4, 2022. The mass is part of the historic Papal visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, from the 3rd to the 6th of...
Bahrain is preparing to welcome Pope Francis I in the coming November in his second visit to the Gulf after signing the Document of Human Fraternity in the USA in 2019, where Pope Francis met the Shaykh al-Azhar and the Council of Muslim Elders. Bahrain is known for its efforts in religious...
Prof. Dr. Hassan Wagieh [Ḥassan Wajīh] is a Professor Emeritus, Linguistics Department, Faculty of Languages, at the prestigious Azhar University in Egypt. Prof. Wajīh is a long-time friend of Cornelis Hulsman, editor-in-chief of Arab-West Report/Dialogue Across Borders. In April 2022 Hulsman...
The past few months witnessed two noticeable attacks in the media on Imam Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Shaykh of al-Azhar. Last February, al-Ṭayyib was harshly criticized after old statements of his were discussed again and interpreted to permit “wife beating”. On that day, Dār al-Iftāʾ tweeted, via its...

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