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Muslims and Christians Celebrate Together in Bulgarian Town

SHAFAQNA - In the town of Belitsa, the local mayor has pioneered a joint celebration of Eid for all religious communities - but some Bulgarians fear that tough new laws against religious extremists are recreating divisions in society. Despite…

Christmas in Damascus

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SHAFAQNA - Syria has endured another year of devastating civil war and strife. However, thousands of civilians in Damascus have been trying to live as normal a life as possible, celebrating Christmas and giving them some respite from the chaos. Things…

Interfaith Seminar - 30 priests from Denmark visited the Al Khoei Foundation in London

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SHAFAQNA - 30 priests from Denmark visited the Al Khoei Foundation in London to discuss issues related to interfaith relations and improve on religious exchanges and tolerance within the global community. The Khoei Foundation has exerted…

Africa: Muslims, Christians mark Ashura in Kaduna

SHAFAQNA - There had been daily mourning sessions, which culminated in a large procession on Saturday that drew about one million participants. The procession, which took off in the morning from Maiduguri Road Juma’at Mosque amidst tight…

Cyprus’ top Muslim cleric sends message of peace

SHAFAQNA - Cyprus’ top Muslim cleric says Christians and Muslims can again live together peacefully on ethnically divided Cyprus as they did for hundreds of years. Turkish Cypriot Grand Mufti Talip Atalay says Muslims should emulate the…