Press Releases Islamic Supreme Council of America http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/media-center/press-releases.feed 2017-12-16T18:44:17Z Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management "The Invocation" Wins at LA Film Festival 2010-08-11T01:57:59Z 2010-08-11T01:57:59Z http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/media-center/press-releases/60-the-invocation-wins-at-la-film-festival.html ISCA cellweb@yahoo.com <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/isca/Invocation2.jpg" border="0" alt="The Invocation" title="The Invocation" width="189" height="252" align="left" />ISCA Chairman Shaykh Hisham Kabbani participates in director Emmanuel Itier's new documentary <a href="http://www.lightning-ent.com/movie/view/97" target="_blank" title="The Invocation"><em>The Invocation</em></a>. The film recently won first place in the featured documentary category of the <a href="http://www.laifilmfest.com/LAIFILMFEST/2010_Final_Judging.html" target="_blank" title="LA Film Festival">2010 Los Angeles International Film Festival</a>.</p> <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/isca/Invocation2.jpg" border="0" alt="The Invocation" title="The Invocation" width="189" height="252" align="left" />ISCA Chairman Shaykh Hisham Kabbani participates in director Emmanuel Itier's new documentary <a href="http://www.lightning-ent.com/movie/view/97" target="_blank" title="The Invocation"><em>The Invocation</em></a>. The film recently won first place in the featured documentary category of the <a href="http://www.laifilmfest.com/LAIFILMFEST/2010_Final_Judging.html" target="_blank" title="LA Film Festival">2010 Los Angeles International Film Festival</a>.</p> Shaykh Nazim Adil Meets Pope in Cyprus 2010-06-13T14:40:30Z 2010-06-13T14:40:30Z http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/media-center/press-releases/59-shaykh-nazim-adil-meets-pope-in-cyprus.html ISCA cellweb@yahoo.com <p>Shaykh Muhammad Nazim Adil, World Leader of the Naqshbandi Sufi Order, met with Pope Benedict XVI in Nicosia, Cyprus, on Saturday, June 5, 2010.</p> <p>As a gesture of respect and humility, Shaykh Nazim travelled from Northern Cyprus to meet the pontiff in the UN buffer zone, and present him with gifts of a cane, a plaque with the word “peace” in Arabic and prayer beads. The Pope, in turn, presented Shaykh Nazim with a medal of his pontificate. In Islam, exchanging gifts is a tradition of the Prophet Muhammad (s) who said, “Exchange gifts, as that will lead to increasing your love to one another [Bukhari].</p> <p>Shaykh Muhammad Nazim Adil, World Leader of the Naqshbandi Sufi Order, met with Pope Benedict XVI in Nicosia, Cyprus, on Saturday, June 5, 2010.</p> <p>As a gesture of respect and humility, Shaykh Nazim travelled from Northern Cyprus to meet the pontiff in the UN buffer zone, and present him with gifts of a cane, a plaque with the word “peace” in Arabic and prayer beads. The Pope, in turn, presented Shaykh Nazim with a medal of his pontificate. In Islam, exchanging gifts is a tradition of the Prophet Muhammad (s) who said, “Exchange gifts, as that will lead to increasing your love to one another [Bukhari].</p> CSCA Supports Fatwa Prohibiting Terrorism and Suicide Bombing 2010-03-01T00:00:00Z 2010-03-01T00:00:00Z http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/media-center/press-releases/22-csca-supports-fatwa-prohibiting-terrorism-and-suicide-bombing.html Ishreen Macan Markar, CSCA cellweb@yahoo.com <p>CSCA would like to express its support for the important work of Shaikh ul Islam Dr Tahir ul Qadri , founder of Minhaj-ul-Quran,  who will relate a comprehensive fatwa (religious ruling) that prohibits terrorism and suicide bombing.</p> <p>The fatwa announcement is scheduled to take place at a Press conference at One Birdcage Walk, SW1H 9JJ on Tuesday 2nd March at 10am and includes an open Q&amp;A session. <p>CSCA would like to express its support for the important work of Shaikh ul Islam Dr Tahir ul Qadri , founder of Minhaj-ul-Quran,  who will relate a comprehensive fatwa (religious ruling) that prohibits terrorism and suicide bombing.</p> <p>The fatwa announcement is scheduled to take place at a Press conference at One Birdcage Walk, SW1H 9JJ on Tuesday 2nd March at 10am and includes an open Q&amp;A session. ISCA Chairman meets with England’s Foreign Secretary Jack Straw 2005-04-29T00:00:00Z 2005-04-29T00:00:00Z http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/media-center/press-releases/9-isca-chairman-meets-with-englands-foreign-secretary-jack-straw.html ISCA cellweb@yahoo.com <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/isca/jackstraw.png" border="0" title="Jack Straw with ISCA Chairman" width="144" height="118" align="left" />Blackburn, United Kingdom (4/29/2005) - An unprecedented meeting took place today between Foreign Secretary of the UK, Mr. Jack Straw, and His Holiness Shaykh Mohamed Hisham Kabbani, deputy to Shaykh Muhammad Nazim al-Haqqani, world leader of the Naqshbandi Haqqani Sufi Order, which boasts a global membership of over 2 million students.</p> <p><img class="caption" src="http://islamicsupremecouncil.org/images/stories/isca/jackstraw.png" border="0" title="Jack Straw with ISCA Chairman" width="144" height="118" align="left" />Blackburn, United Kingdom (4/29/2005) - An unprecedented meeting took place today between Foreign Secretary of the UK, Mr. Jack Straw, and His Holiness Shaykh Mohamed Hisham Kabbani, deputy to Shaykh Muhammad Nazim al-Haqqani, world leader of the Naqshbandi Haqqani Sufi Order, which boasts a global membership of over 2 million students.</p>