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Alumni News: Meeting the last monk of Tibhirine

The 2011 film “Of Gods and Men” brought the story of French Trappists, martyred in Tibhirine, Algeria, to the attention of millions. During the Algerian Civil War, in 1996, the Armed Islamic Group raided the monastery of Notre Dame de … Continue reading

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Alumni Focus: Teaching about Islam in today’s context

Despite increased interest in learning about Islam and other world religions, Catholic educational institutions face significant challenges in teaching these subjects to their students, says Prof Sandra Keating. She is an associate professor of theology at Providence College, situated in Providence, … Continue reading

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Alumna meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel invited representatives of Islamic theology to the German Chancellery in Berlin last month. The informal discussions, held 26 January, were an occasion to take stock of the situation and the future of Islamic theology in the … Continue reading

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