October 6, 2018 – I learned, with sadness, the passing of Mrs. Fatma Alpay, wife of the world-renowned political scientist, principled columnist, and the pride of Turkish intelligentsia, Dr. Sahin Alpay. I pray for God’s mercy and grace upon her. May God be pleased with her.
I wish patience and perseverance to the remaining members of the family. May God, the Most Compassionate, be their friend and helper, and diminish their pain.
About Fethullah Gülen
Fethullah Gülen is an Islamic scholar, preacher and social advocate, whose decades‐long commitment to education, interfaith dialogue and altruism has inspired millions in Turkey and around the world. Gülen is the honorary chairman of the Rumi Forum, Washington, DC and the Intercultural Dialogue Platform, Brussels, Belgium.
About Alliance for Shared Values
The Alliance for Shared Values (AFSV) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that serves as a voice for cultural organizations affiliated with Hizmet, a civil society movement inspired by prominent preacher and peace advocate Fethullah Gülen. The Alliance strives to promote peace and social harmony by helping reduce misinformation and false stereotypes about any or all ethnic, cultural and religious communities. To learn more about the Alliance, please visit www.afsv.org.
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