SOMETHING OF INTEREST. HOPE TO SEE SOME FOLLOW-UP OF THIS MEETING IN THE FUTURE.
International Muslim Leaders to Make Significant Announcement to Reach out to Christian LeadershipWednesday October 10, 11:11 am ET
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought:
WHAT: It will be announced that 138 Muslim clerics, theologians and academics delivered a letter to Pope Benedict XVI and 25 other Christian leaders highlighting the theological synergies of the two faiths. In an historic display of unity, Muslim leaders have made an important announcement promoting inter- faith understanding and cooperation. This unprecedented
initiative falls on the one year anniversary of the open letter issued by Muslim clerics to Pope Benedict XVI in response to his remarks at the Regensburg University. Muslim leaders are calling Christians to formally recognize historical and theological ties between the two faiths to
build towards future collaboration.
Members of the media are invited to this rare opportunity to learn more about this initiative
WHO: Dr. Mustafa Ceric, Grand Mufti of Bosnia
Dr. John Esposito, Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University
WHERE: National Press Club
529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20045
WHEN: Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 12:30pm
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Source: Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought