Aserbaidschan: Theologisches Institut gegründet

In der aserbaidschanischen Hauptstadt Baku ist durch Erlass von Präsident Ilham Aliew ein Theologisches Institut für den Islam wie auch für andere Religionen gegründet worden. Das Studium werde für alle Teilnehmer kostenlos sein, meldete das russische Internetportal "Interfax-Religion". Nach Worten des Vorstehers der Verwaltung der Muslime des Kaukasus, Allahschükür Paschazade, ist das Hauptziel...

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Aserbaidschan: Religious leaders' dialogue promotes peaceful Karabakh settlement

Every meeting of the religious leaders of Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Russia is a step forward in settling the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the head of the Muslim Board of the Caucasus, Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pasha-zade, said. "Despite the attempts of certain circles to convert the Karabakh conflict into a religious conflict, the religious leaders of the conflicting sides sitting down to the...

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Aserbaidschan: Aliyev repeals ban on religious activity of citizens trained abroad

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev approved amendments to the Law on Freedom of Religion on 22 June, which lift certain restrictions on the activity of Azerbaijani citizens who received religious training abroad. Amendments to Article 1 prohibit foreigners and stateless persons to conduct religious propaganda in Azerbaijan, with the exception of clerics invited to Azerbaijan by a religious...

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