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Published: 2014/11/26    

Father Joel Carl Hunter:

Today, world needs centers like URD in order to create a true dialogue among the religions and their followers.



US President, s Spiritual Advisor

Father Joel Carl Hunter:

May 29th, 2014"

Today, world needs centers like URD in order to create a true dialogue among the religions and their followers.



Vatican Ambassador in Tehran

Archbishop Leo Bocardi:

Dec. 18th, 2013

The doors of dialogue among the religions must be kept open. This is the core of the advices I was given, setting off to Tehran, by the Pope as his message for you.



Russian Orthodox Church

 Archbishop Feoflakt:

Aug.27th, 2014

There are lots of common points regarding the teachings between Shiite Islam and Orthodox Christianity, not explored yet.



President of Catholic University of Paris

Professor De la Hooke:

Sep 10th, 2014

Visiting your library, I never encountered any book irrelevant to the studies of religions and denominations, a feature that proves the richness of your library and university.




General Secretary of the World Council of Churches

Olav Fykse Tveit:

Feb. 18th, 2014

It is a great pleasure for me to be here today and visit URD, a university that I was surprised by.



Sheikh Ahmed Mahmood Karimah

Professor of Al-Azhar University

Sep. 10th, 2014

Considering the crises the Muslim world is struggling with today, URD and its egyptian counterparts must expand their academic ties.



German Ambassador in Tehran

 Michael von Ungern-Sternberg:

Dec. 19th, 2013

Your scientific cooperation with German universities is admirable. My government welcomes scientific cooperation with all the universities around the world including Iranian ones among which URD is a great opportunity. 


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