President Rouhani has blamed certain trans-regional countries for creating rift among Muslims, saying Shiites and Sunnis should stand united.
Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti has said that celebrating the birth of Prophet Muhammad is superstitious and Muslim should stop this act of heresy.
The followers of Zoroaster and Jesus mourn the demise and celebrate the birth anniversary of their prophets on the same day on the same street in Tehran.
Among other things, the gathering is to discuss ways of promoting cooperation among political parties across the Islamic world.
Ali Younesi says that religious minorities enjoy freedom to practice their faith and the government supports their freedom.
Thomas Meram, the Archbishop of Assyrians, Chaldean and Catholics minorities living in Orumiyeh, has said that religious minorities live peacefully in Iran thanks to the wise leadership of the Supreme Leader.
Prominent Shiite thinker Mostafa Mohaghegh Damad expounds on his book on the so-called holy ignorance.
Millions of Muslims across the world are holding special ceremonies to mark the anniversary of the passing of Islam’s Prophet Mohammed (Peace be upon him).
Imam Musa al-Sadr, a Shiite religious and political leader, favors religious moderation over secularism and factionalism, saying that freedom, respect, trust and tolerance are the basic tools of pluralism.
Mohammad Khatami, the president of the Foundation for Dialogue among Civilizations, says some deviant groups commit appalling crimes in the region in the name of Islam.