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On April 5, 2022, a Kuwaiti court acquitted Muhammad Al-ʿAjmī, a well-known activist on social media platforms, known as Abū ʿAsam, of his religion defamation charge, yet the nature of the infraction remains unclear.
During his second historic visit to the Gulf region, and the first to Bahrain, the Pope held several high-level meetings with various state and religious leaders, in an effort to promote human rights, including religious freedom, as well as interreligious understanding and peace.
From the heart of the Bahraini capital, Manama, which has witnessed the Pope’s historic visit, and in a gesture to renounce sectarian conflict, Imam Aḥmed Al-Ṭayyeb, Sheikh of Al-Azhar, shared an invitation to Islamic scholars all over the world, regardless of their affiliation, to dialogue: “As I...
King Abdullah II of Jordan highlights the progress made within Sharīʿa courts in terms of number of cases considered, number of judges, and services provided to Sharīʿa courts in Jerusalem.
Leaders from the Catholic Church and Christian aid organizations discuss the church’s important role in providing aid and support to all who are in need of help, particularly refugees from Syria, considering the region’s suffering from armed conflicts, violent extremism, massive human displacement...
According to Sonia Rizq writing in al-Diyyār, the fears and concerns of the Maronite Patriarch, H.G. Cardinal Mar Bishāra al-Rāʿī are manifested in his Sunday sermons and in all his positions, due to his fear for the fate of Lebanon in general, and for Christians in particular, who tend to emigrate...
Dār al-Kalima Press, which is affiliated with Dār al-Kalima University in Bethlehem, launched its latest publication, Rooted in Palestine: Palestinian Christians and the Struggle for National Liberation 1917-2004 by Xavier Abu Eid [Xavier Abū ʿĪd]. The launch ceremony took place in the hall of St....
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...
This morning, H.G. Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, the Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria, and Chairman of the Council of Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops in Egypt, received Cardinal Mar Bishāra al-Rāʿī, Patriarch of the Maronite Church, at the Coptic Catholic Headquarters in Kūbrī al-Qubba.
H.E. al-Sayyid al-Quṣayr, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, received a high-level delegation from the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS), as well as from the National Alliance for Civil and Development Action, to discuss mechanisms for launching the organization...

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