IQNA

15:36 - November 16, 2019
News ID: 3469892
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam said Islam is a religion of tolerance and mercy, adding that it calls for coexistence and dialogue with "the other."

 

In a statement marking the International Day of Tolerance which falls on November 16, the mufti said that Islam respects plurality and diversity which he said reflect the power and wisdom of God.

Religious tolerance, dialogue and coexistence among the followers of religions should be considered as pillar for achieving harmony and reducing causes of conflicts, Allam said.

He also called for encouraging moderate religious discourse as a way for spreading religious tolerance and coexistence.  

 

Source: Egypt Today

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