The reactive speech that contributes to the spread of the ideological discourse popular on the market of extremism should end
"Even if the Islamic debate on terrorism remains on an apologetic level, important steps have been made in the battle against extremism"
Religion is the solution and not a part of the problem. Ignorance regarding religious teachings is the main factor behind fundamentalism
The al-Azhar declaration calls for a renewed alliance between all Arab citizens: Muslims, Christians and those of other religions
The rise of extremism coincides with the reduction of a correct understanding of religion and the meaning of the prophets’ messages
"We need a mature and courageous Muslim leadership, capable of proposing another way of living the faith"
In the Balkans, it ispossible to have "a genuine exchange with those who are responsible for the Muslim community"
The fundamentalist discourse divides the world into two factions: that of evil and that of “true” believers
Extremists read superficially and selectively the Islamic sources. Some possible solutions
The program of the seminar of the Joint Committee for dialogue between the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and the Al-Azhar Center for Dialogue
The economy of the Middle Eastern country is collapsing and the refugee exodus is leading to a tragic loss of skill sets, knowledge base and capital that will have an impact on the future of the region. The crisis is increasingly being framed in sectarian ways
The lack of understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims can be traced to the fact that we find ourselves facing a “complex encounter” of civilizations in which individuals are conveying different conceptions of the public space. There is an urgent need to renegotiate co-existence
The founder of the movement in France tells us how the construction of a European Islam comes through the education of young people
Translation of an extract of the document by Moroccan religious leaders on freedom of religion in Islam
A recent step taken by the kingdom’s ulama represents a turning point. The attempt to curb extremism
Respect for the authentic Islamic identity from the extremism’s falsifications cannot happen without the involvement of masters, spiritual trends and traditional theological schools
The role of Islam, language of instruction, social justice: the education system still trying to find its balance sixty years after national independence