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Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church, has launched a proposal for a global educational pact to educate to universal solidarity, a “new humanism”. To do this, he is inviting the representatives of the main religions, the exponents of international organizations and the various humanitarian institutions, from the academic, economic, political and cultural world to […]

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Without minaret or dome, the beige, rectangular structure in a former industrial area has none of the ornate grace typical of Islamic places of worship. But for the Muslims of Athens, capital of Greece, it is the result of a long effort, and the city’s first formal mosque in more than 180 years.Although there are […]

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Dr. Mohammed Al-Issa, Secretary-General of the Muslim World League, underlined the importance of promoting the culture of dialogue to strengthen human ties and bridge the gaps between peoples and nations. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the French Institute of Islamic Civilization in Lyon (France), Issa emphasized the need for dialogue and cultural exchange to […]

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The 17th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates gathered in Mérida, Mexico from September 19-22, 2019, to make an urgent call to all countries and organizations of the world, their leaders and citizens, to build a culture for peace. The Summit gathered around the theme Leave Your Mark For Peace and addressed various important issues […]

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A Beacon of Coexistence For Muslims In Eastern Europe The Grand Mosque of Constanta in southeast Romania has a hulking minaret nearly 50 metres high overlooking the Black Sea. It was constructed as a symbol of gratitude to the city’s Muslim community on the orders of King Carol I in 1910. Much has since changed […]

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Shali (Russia): Chechnya has inaugurated what may be the largest masjid of Europe. The ceremony was attended by many officials, including UAE Minister of Tolerance, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Islamic Affairs and the Kuwaiti AmiriDiwan Adviser and Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organisation (IICO). Chechen authorities claimed that it is the largest masjid of […]

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