A forum on the status of Islam in the West will be held by Cultural-Social Center of Paris on June 25.
(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – The program has been organized in the form of three sessions. The first session will be held with the presence of Al-‘Arabi Kashat, head of the center and Imam of Al-Dawa Mosque, Mostafa Barahami, lecturer of Islamic sciences in Lausanne, Switzerland, Catherine Lumière, President of the “Europe House” in France, Hadi bin Mansur, lecturer of history at Sorbonne University and Umar Abdul Kafi, member of the intellectuals committee of the World Union of Muslim Scholars and head of the Quranic Studies Center affiliated to the International Holy Quran Award Institute in Dubai.
General views on Islam’s achievements in Europe in the 17th century, human soul and body, and Islam in today’s Europe will be the themes of the first session of the program.
Luke Babulsku, university lecturer and researcher from Paris, Nahla Chahal, sociologist and columnist at Al-Hayat Newspaper from London, Norman Palma, lecturer of Sorbonne University and Christophe Rochus, who is in charge of national relations with Islam in France will attend the second session of the forum.
The participants will discuss victory and defeat of Islam in Spain, Islamic horizons following the previous centuries’ events, and Islam in Spain and France as well.
The third part of the program will start with a speech to be delivered by Christian Kanoyer, lecturer of the Faculty of Catholic Thoughts in Lille, who will talk about the West’s statements about the Christians residing in Islamic-Arab countries.
It will be followed by Dr. Kamal Halbawi, counselor of Civilizations Studies Center in London giving a lecture on Islam and the West relations in the past up to the moment.
Atallah Hanna, Archbishop of Quds will be another speaker of the forum who discussing the situation of Muslims and Christians in Palestine from the past to present day. see here