Articles

Human fraternity for world peace and living together, Pope Francis and Imam Ahmed Al-Tayyeb

A DOCUMENT ON HUMAN FRATERNITY FOR WORLD PEACE AND LIVING TOGETHER INTRODUCTION Faith leads a believer to see in the other a brother or sister to be supported and loved. Through faith in God, who has created the universe, creatures and all human beings (equal on account of his mercy), believers are called to express this human fraternity by safeguarding …

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‘Islamic Heritage and halal tourism in the province of Seville’, Seville Deputation

The province of Seville exhibits its Islamic Heritage as an attraction for Halal tourism In line with the declaration, by the European Union, 2018 as the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the Seville Deputation is committed to Cultural and Heritage Tourism as a theme of the Sevillian municipalities in FITUR. “Our province is one of the first Andalusian destinations preferred …

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Cairo: the inconsiderate friend that you can’t help but love him, by Hafiz Luqman Nieto

Written by Hafith Luqman Nieto, communication & media manager of the Seville Mosque Foundation, from Cairo, where he has been perfectioning his arabic and tajwid for the past few months. This story is taken from his blog www.luqmannieto.com Originally published in English. Cairo: the inconsiderate friend that you can’t help but love him. Hafiz Luqman Nieto Cairo is a big, big city. It’s …

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Muslims of Seville: A community in search of its place. Article by ´más+menos´magazine

The oldest Muslim community in Seville still in existence was founded by an ex-Catholic in 1985. The group, made up of converts and their descendants, talks today about life as a Muslim in what was, until 1284, one of the largest capitals of the Islamic world. In the heart of the old town of Seville, the mix of cultures for …

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“To inspire people to take positive action.”, Fréderic Oumar Kanoute

Fredi Kanouté jokes that he has joined a rock band but none of the motley crew he is touring with claims to be a professional musician. Instead the former West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspur and Sevilla striker shares stages around the world with extraordinary characters such as Emi Mahmoud, a former Darfur refugee and Poetry Slam world champion, and Dr Rouba Mhaissen, …

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A Tile for Seville, Reviving Islam in Andalusia

ACTNews, JAKARTA – The world history obviously exposes how Islam in Andalusia, Spain, began to enter its golden age under the Umayyad Caliphate in the eighth century. Economic development, cultural works and science flourished, while renowned philosophers and scientists of Islam such as Ibn Sina and al-Khwarizmi also came into existence. For about three centuries, Andalusia emerged as a region with the …

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‘Inside ISIS’. Documentary chronicle of a trip to the center of terror.

Why a 75-year-old German, ex-judge, ex-conservative politician, diplomat, executive and journalist of prestige today, in short, a man of the European establishment, decides to risk the life and the life of his son and to go with him in The ISIS’s territory? This is the question floating in the air at the end of this documentary film by a catalan …

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