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Selim Sayegh

H.E. Msgr. Selim Sayegh (Born on 15/01/1935, Rumaimin, Jordan) was ordained priest of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem in 1959. Since 1981 Patriarchal Vicar of the Latins for Jordan, he has been ordained Latin Catholic Bishop of Amman on 06/01/1982. He has published for Lateran University Press Le Statu quo des Lieu...

Giuseppe Scattolin

Giuseppe Scattolin, priest since 1968, Combonian Missionary, has worked in the Lebanon, Sudan and Egypt. At present he is professor of Islamic mystical theology at the Gregorian University, at the PISAI and at Dar Comboni (Cairo). He has about 50 publications to his name including books and articles, among which: Esper...

Sabine Schmidtke

Sabine Schmidtke is Professor of Islamic Intellectual History at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. She is sectional editor (theology & philosophy) of The Encyclopaedia of Islam, 3rd ed. and co-founder and coordinator of the Mu‘tazilite Manuscripts Group (established 2003). She has published extensively on Is...

Cristoph Schönborn

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, O.P., Archbishop of Vienna, was born on 22 Janaury 1945 in what is now Skalsko, the Czech Republic. In 1963 he entered the Dominican Order. He was ordained priest on 27 December 1970. He obtained a licentiate in theology in 1971 and a doctorate in theology in 1974. From 1987 to 1992 ...

Angelo Scola

Archbishop of Milan, former Patriarch of Venice from 2002 to June 2011, created Cardinal on 21st October 2003, Angelo Scola is President of the Oasis International Foundation. Ordained priest in 1970, following his degree in Philosophy and the Doctorate in Theology, taught Theological Anthropology at the John Paul II P...

Rolla Scolari

Born and raised in Milan from an Italian father and Egyptian mother of Lebanese origin, Rolla Scolari is a journalist working with the Italian daily La Stampa. She worked in the Middle East since 2005 for several Italian and international newspapers and Tvs: Il Giornale, Il Foglio, Panorama, IL magazine (Il Sole 24Ore)...

Roger Scruton

He is a graduate of Jesus College Cambridge and author of many books. He was professor of Aesthetics at Birkbeck College London and of Philosophy at Boston University Massachusetts. He is currently research professor at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences in Washington....

Pierangelo Sequeri

Born in 1944, he was ordained a priest in 1968. He studied philosophy and music, obtaining his PhD in Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in 1972. He is currently President of the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, and Full Professor of Fundamental Theology at the Theological Facul...

Ibrahim Mohammad Mahdi Shamseddine

Ibrahim Mohammad Mahdi Shamseddine is the president of the Association for Charity and Culture and is a founder member of the Lebanese Forum for Dialogue. He is also the founder of the “Imam Shamsuddin Foundation for Dialogue”, a civil organization which aims at spreading culture of dialogue and peace and was a founder...

Milad Sidky Zakhary

Milad Sidky Zakhary, an Egyptian Lazarist priest (Congregation of the Mission), born in 1953. Professor of Dogmatic Theology, Arab-Christian Theology at the Coptic Catholic Seminar, Maadi and at the Faculty of Religious Sciences, Sakkakin. He is Professor of Muslim-Christian Dialogue at Dar Comboni, Zamalek, in Cairo. ...

Roberto Simona

Roberto Simona was born in Switzerland in 1967 and is an expert on Christian minorities in Muslim countries and in the former Soviet Union. He has spent numerous years abroad working for humanitarian organisations. In addition to his current work for Help for the Church that Suffers, he is involved in a project on conv...

Hussam Tamam

Hussam Tamam, Egyptian, was one of the most important experts on political Islam. He died prematurely in 2011. He authored many publications on Islamist movements among which his Al-Ikhwân al-muslimûn. Sanawât ma qabla al-thawra (‘The Muslim Brothers. The Years before the Revolution’), which brought together some of hi...

Osman Taştan

Osman Taştan is Professor of Islamic Law, and Head of ‘Muslim Theology and Religious Studies Program in English’, at Ankara University‘s Faculty of Divinity. He obtained his Ph.D. from Exeter University, UK. His works include chapters on ‘Religion and Religious Minorities’ in Turkey, and ‘Human Rights in Islamic Law: R...

Jean-Louis Tauran

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran was born in Bordeaux on 5 April 1943. He studied Philosophy, Theology, and Canon Law at the Institut Catholique in Toulouse and the Pontifical Gregorian University. Ordained priest in 1969, he entered the Diplomatic Service of the Holy See in 1975. In 1990 he became Secretary of the Council f...

Pope Tawadros II

Born in Mansoura in 1952 and ordained a priest in 1989, Tawadros II is the 118th Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church and patriarch of Alexandria of Egypt since November 4, 2012. Successor of Pope Shenouda III, who died on March 17, 2012 after a papacy of nearly 40 years, Pope Tawadros was Bishop of the city of Beheira, ...

Henri Teissier

Henri Teissier of French origins, was ordained a priest for the diocese of Algiers in 1955 and was appointed Bishop of Oran by Pope Paul VI in 1972. In 1988 he became Archbishop of Algiers. Profoundly linked to Algeria, whose citizenship he obtained in 1966, Msgr. Teissier, together with the Church, experienced the ter...

Paolo Terenzi

Paolo Terenzi was born in Senigallia (AN) on 21 July 1973. In 2000 he was awarded a PhD in philosophy at the Pontifical Lateran University and in 2003 he was awarded a PhD in sociology and political systems at the University of Parma. Since 2003 he has been a researcher in the sociology of cultural and communicative pr...

Mathieu Terrier

Mathieu Terrier obtained his doctorate in Religious Studies from the École Pratique des Hautes Études in Paris (Sorbonne). He is now Chargé de Recherche at the CNRS on the History of Islamic thought. His research concentrates on Imamite Shi‘ism as it relates to philosophy and Sufism. He is the author of numerous academ...

Enbar Toledano

Enbar Toledano is currently judicial law clerk of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Roberto Tottoli

Roberto Tottoli is Full Professor of History of Islamic Countries at the Orientale University of Naples and has been Director of the Asia, Africa and Mediterranean Department since 2012. His research interests focus on hadīth literature, Qur’anic exegesis and contemporary Islam. Tottoli is a member of the Scientific Co...

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