Day: July 8, 2014

Muslim leaders reject Baghdadi’s caliphate Prominent Muslim leaders rebuke the Islamic State group’s self-proclaimed caliphate, calling it ‘void’ and ‘deviant’.

Muslim scholars and movements from across the Sunni Islamic spectrum have rejected the caliphate declared by the Islamic State group, with the fighters receiving scathing criticism from both mainstream religious leaders, and those associated with their former allies, al-Qaeda. Assem Barqawi, also known as Abu Mohamed al-Maqdesi, who was released […]

Muslim leaders reject Baghdadi's caliphate Prominent Muslim leaders rebuke the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed caliphate, calling it 'void' and 'deviant'.

Muslim scholars and movements from across the Sunni Islamic spectrum have rejected the caliphate declared by the Islamic State group, with the fighters receiving scathing criticism from both mainstream religious leaders, and those associated with their former allies, al-Qaeda. Assem Barqawi, also known as Abu Mohamed al-Maqdesi, who was released […]

Sylvester II or Silvester II: A Pope, Who was Educated in Muslim Spain

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Pope Sylvester II Papacy began 2 April 999 Papacy ended 12 May 1003 Predecessor Gregory V Successor John XVII Personal details Birth name Gerbert d’Aurillac Born ca. 946 Belliac, Auvergne, Kingdom of France Died 12 May 1003 Rome, Papal States, Holy Roman Empire Other popes named Sylvester Pope Sylvester II or Silvester […]