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Al-Issa highlights role of followers of religions in making peace

The Muslim World League (MWL) Secretary General and Chairman of the Association of Muslim Scholars Dr. Mohammed Bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa participated in the opening session of the "International Meeting of Dialogue and Prayer for Peace", joined by Italian President Sergio Mattarella, and French President Emmanuel Macron, taking place in the Italian capital, Rome.
The event is being held with the support of the Vatican and the participation of the Pope, senior religious leaders, and representatives of peoples and cultures from all around the world, as well as around 3,500 international figures. Dr. Al-Issa is a representative of the efforts of Islamic diplomacy and the contributions of religious leadership in addressing contemporary issues.

This international gathering is held under the theme: "A Cry for Peace", and enjoys extensive global media coverage, and a large international presence that focuses on prominent religious, intellectual, and community leaders around the world. The Italian and French presidents are taking part as guests of honor.

The meeting includes 14 discussion forums, aimed at achieving integration between efforts to establish a stronger structure for dialogue and friendship among peoples and cultures.

In his speech, Dr. Al-Issa highlighted that the values of Islam support the alliance of civilizations, pointing out the role of followers of religions in making peace, building the land, and preserving it.

He warned against using religion to disseminate deception and lies, and that whoever possesses the truth must present it to others in the form of gifting, kindness, and love.

He stressed that the MWL is based on respect for all and serving humanity, and spreading awareness of the importance of controlling religious emotions.

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