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Islam

“Islam Needs Illuminism”.

Islam must rediscover the tools of reason and the tolerance of origins. Thus, reopening the minds of Muslims on human rights, women, and religious freedom. And updating jurisprudence, says Turkish intellectual Mustafa Akyol. It all began with his arrest at Kuala Lumpur Airport, a modern Malaysian city where, even today, they have religious police.  Mustafa…

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Islamic Finance. Not Just for the Islamic World Anymore.

To build an alternative financial model. To employ profit-loss risk-sharing arrangements. To invest in solid assets. To encourage favorable changes for Western consumers and new business opportunities for Western institutions. The appeal of Islamic finance, which in its modern form began in 1963 in Egypt through the Mit Ghamr Bank according to the ideas of…

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Advocacy

Ghana. Women and Climate Change.

In harmony with Pope Francis’ call in Laudato Si' to “care for our common home”, the Sisters of the Holy Cross have a long-standing commitment…

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Baobab

The Dove's Egg.

A dove laid an egg in the hollow of a big tree in front of the blacksmith's house. When she flew away from her nest in…

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Youth & Mission

World Youth Day. Pope Francis: “All together in Lisbon! A…

“I hope and I firmly believe that the experience many of you will have in Lisbon next August will represent a new beginning for you, the…

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