A Statement


The Iraqi Council for Interfaith Dialogue condemns the threats directed against MASARAT Foundation for Cultural and Media Development, which is headed by our colleague Saad Sallum, who is one of the members and founders of the Council. He is also an academic scholar interested in pluralism, and an activist in interfaith dialogue.  This threat, directed […]

Iraqi Council of Religions Dialogue Investigates the Mechanisms of Combating Hatred Discourse in Iraq

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Iraqi Council of Religions Dialogue, in its meeting held in Najaf this week, discussed the final stage of Dar al-Ilm (House of Knowledge) Project for Imam al-Khoui’i.  Mr. Jawad al-Khoui’I, member of Iraqi Council and Director of the Dar al-Ilm  updated the members of the Council on the last touches of the project and its […]

The Father Amir Jaji interview in the program of bells of the East 30/9/2017


Al-Khui’i Sets the Rules of Social Reconstruction of Iraq


Sayyid Jawad al-Khui’i, member of the Iraqi Gathering for Dialogue of Religions and Director of Dar Al-Ilm Institution of Imam Khoui’i, participated in Paths of Peace Conference organized by Sant’Eigido in Münster City in Germany. Al-Khui’i presented a paper of a full and comprehensive vision of peaceful coexistence of people of different religious, nationalities and […]

Establishing a French-Iraqi Meeting for Peace-Makers


in a French-Iraqi Meeting for peace-makers, an initiative for gathering a team of peace-makers was launched to restore trust and peace-making, in the light of very hard times encountering East and West alike. The French delegate was represented by bishop Mark Stangait; bishop of Turwa city, director of Pax Chirsti ; Rev. Andre Antony, CEO […]

Al- Azhar and the Vatican agree to confront violence and extremism


The Dominican Father Dr. Amir JAJE a member of the Iraqi Council for Interfaith Dialogue and a member of the Pontifical Council for Interfaith Dialogue participated in the historic Symposium held at the Al-Azhar Al-Sharif in Egypt among the Pontifical Council for Interfaith Dialogue Cardinal Louis Tauran presided the Vatican delegation, while Sheikh Abbas Choman […]

Azhar and the Council of Wise of Muslims studying diversity and complementarity between freedom and citizenship.


Sayed Jawad al-Khoei member of the Iraqi interfaith dialogue Council stressed that the region is going through a real dilemma and religious clerics are in front of a big challenge, adding that “our presence together is a fate that is not inevitable, and cannot imagine real stability in our region or the world under the […]

The Iraqi Council for Interfaith Dialogue participated in the international colloquium entitled « the religious liberty (freedom) of reformation of citizenship » that took place in Beirut.


Sayed Jawad al-Khoei presented a paper in the religious liberty session between the Koran texts and the contemporary reality. He explained the vision of the scientific possession in Najaf city for the religious liberty in Islam.He added that for the religious reference in Nagaf some of the constants from its faith about the peaceful coexistence […]

Al-Khoei looking with UNESCO in Beirut the reality of culture and education in Iraq.


Sayed Jawad al-Khoei said that the culture and the education sector in Iraq need to be reconsidered to save him from the accelerating deterioration. It happened during a meeting with Mr. Hamad Al Hammami Director of the UNESCO Office in Beirut.For his part, Mr. Hammami stressed that the International Organization UNESCO informed directly on the […]

For the fifth year running, al-Khoei was named among the world’s 500 most influential Muslims. The Royal Islamic Center for Strategic Studies issued this list of names for 2016.


Al-Khoei, member of the Iraqi Council for Interreligious Dialogue and General Secretary of the al-Khoei Foundation in Iraq, was chosen because of his efforts and influence in supporting scholarship, helping to spread diversity of culture and acceptance of others, as well as encouraging this within the Islamic community.For the Royal Islamic Centre, “influential” is defined […]