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Delegations to the ‘Second Catholic-Muslim Forum’

Muslim Delegation

  1. H.R.H. Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad bin Talal
    Chief Advisor to H.M. King Abdullah II for Religious and Cultural Affairs and Personal Envoy of H.M. King Abdullah II, & Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Aal Al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, Jordan
  2. H.R.H Princess Areej Ghazi
    Founder of the School of Life – Jordan
  3. Shaykh Dr. Ali Guma’a
    Grand Mufti of Egypt
  4. Prof. Shaykh Mustafa Ceric
    Grand Mufti of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo
  5. Shaykh Abdul Kareem al-Khasawneh
    Grand Mufti of Jordan
  6. Shaykh Abdullah bin Bayyah
    Vice-President of the International Union for Muslim Scholars and the President of the International Center for Renewal and Guidance
    Department of Islamic Studies – Faculty of Arts, King Abdul Aziz University – Jeddah
  7. Habib Umar Mohammad Bin Hafiz
    Islamic Scholar, Yemen
  8. Habib Ali Zayn Al-Abidin Al-Jifri
    Director General of Tabah Foundation, Abu Dhabi
    Vice Dean of Dar Al Mustafa for Islamic Studies, Yemen.
  9. Prof. Ibrahim Kalin
    Ibrahim Kalin, Ph. D., is Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister of Turkey in charge of Public Diplomacy, Asst. Prof. Georgetown University, Director, SETA Foundation, Ankara, Turkey
  10. H.E. Prof. Aref Ali Ahmed Al-Nayed
    Libyan Ambassador to the UAE, and the Founder and President of Kalam Research & Media in the UAE
  11. Prof. Abdulaziz bin Uthman Altwaijri
    Director General – Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), Morocco
  12. Dr. Muhammad Sirajuddin Syamsuddin
    President, Central Board of Muhammadiyah, Professor State Islamic University Jakarta; Chairman, Center for Dialogue and Cooperation Among Civilizations, Indonesia
  13. Prof. Mustafa Cherif
    Professor, University of Algiers, Former Minister of High Education
  14. Shaykh Prof. Timothy Abdal Hakim Winter
    University Lecturer in Islamic Studies, Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge University, UK
  15. Prof. S. Abdallah Schleifer
    Prof. Emeritus & Senior Fellow, Adham Center for Television Journalism, The American University in Cairo
  16. Dr. Ingrid Mattson
    Prof. and Director, Duncan Black Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Hartford Seminary, USA
  17. Dr.Minwer Al-Meheid
    Director of Royal Aal Al Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought
  18. Dr. Abdul Nasser Abu Basel
    President of the World Islamic Sciences and Education (WISE) University in Jordan.
  19. Prof. Bakr Zaki Awad
    Dean of Faculty of Usul Al-Din, Azhar University, Cairo
  20. Dr. Amr Khaled
    Islamic Scholar, Egypt
  21. Dr. Amina Rasul
    Director, Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID), Philippines
  22. Dr Recep Sentürk
    General Director and Dean of Graduate Studies,
  23. Alliance of Civilizations Institute at Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakıf University
    Istanbul, Turkey
  24. Prof. Paul Hardy
    Professor in Islamic Philosophy, USA
  25. Dr Sejad Mekic
    Islamic Scholar, Bosnia

Catholic Delegation

  1. His Eminence Card. Jean-Louis Tauran
    Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue
  2. His Beatitude Fouad Twal
    Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
  3. H.E. Archbishop Pier Luigi Celata
    Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue
  4. Rev. Monsignor Khaled Akasheh
    Head Officer for Islam
    Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue
  5. H.E. Archbishop Giorgio Lingua
    Apostolic Nuncio in Iraq and in Jordan
  6. H.E. Yasser Ayyash
    Greek-Melkite Archbishop of Jordan
  7. H.E. Antoine Audo, S.I.
    Chaldean Bishop of Aleppo, Syria
  8. H.E. Paul Desfarges, S.I.
    Bishop of Constantine, Algeria
  9. H.E. Paul Hinder, OFMCap.
    Apostolic Vicar for South Arabia, Abu Dhabi
  10. H.E. Botros Fahim Awad Hanna
    Vicar to the Coptic-Catholic Patriarch, Cairo, Egypt
  11. H.E. Kevin McDonald
    Archbishop Emeritus of Southwark, UK
  12. Rev. Monsignor Denis Isizoh
    Official for Traditional Religions of Africa and for Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue
  13. Rev. Father Markus Solo, S.V.D.
    Official for Islam in South and South-East Asia
    Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue
  14. Rev. Monsignor Bernard Muyembe Munono
    Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
  15. Rev. Father Prof. Christian Troll, S.I.
    Professor Emeritus
    Kolleg St. Georgen, Frankfurt, Germany
  16. Rev. Father François Bousquet
    Rector “Saint Louis des Français”, Rome, Italy
  17. Rev. Father Valentino Cottini
    Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies, Rome, Italy
  18. Rev. Father Felix Körner, S.I.
    Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of Religions and Cultures,
    Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, Italy
  19. Prof. Vittorio Possenti
    Professor emeritus
    University “Ca Foscari”, Venice, Italy
  20. Prof. Stefan Hammer
    University of Vienna, Austria
  21. Prof. Jane Dammen McAuliffe
    Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, USA
  22. Prof. Annemarie Mayer
    Roman Catholic Consultant
    World Council of Churches, Geneva, Switzerland
  23. Prof. Paolo G. Carozza
    Professor of Law
    Notre Dame Law School
    Indiana, USA
  24. Ms. Livia Passalacqua
    Doctoral candidate
    Trento, Italy