05 August 2019 - 09:03
News ID: 446375
Ayatollah Faqihi at Rasa News Agency:‎
A member Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom ‎said that the media must be propagators ‎of pure Islam and said, “As a seminary news organzation, Rasa News Agency is well thought ‎of and has the approval of the scholars, elders and great personalities.” ‎

RNA – Speaking during a visit to the headquarters of Rasa News Agency, Ayatollah Mohsen ‎Faqihi, a member of the Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom, praised the hard work of ‎this seminary news agency and stressed upon the necessity of collecting and summarizing ‎the opinions of the sources of emulation and scholars and disseminating them in different ‎fields for society.‎
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The head of the Dar al-Thaqalayn Wali al-Asr Institute said that the marriage anniversary of ‎Imam Ali and Lady Fatimah al-Zahra is a great opportunity for news agencies to speak with ‎various sources of emulation and scholars and publish their comments on dimensions of this ‎heavenly marriage and how marriage can prevent many social harms in society.‎
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He cited the issue of corruption in the ethical arena as one of the most important dangers in ‎society, “We have no doubt that promoting a culture of marriage, especially easy marriage ‎and the avoidance of large dowries, can prevent much of the existing corruption.”‎

Ayatollah Faqihi emphasized that today, the people are taking television as their role models ‎and are becoming acculturated through this means, “Today, some movies and television ‎series that are broadcast are destroying the effects of the advice and sermons of the ‎scholars and sources of emulation. We explain the basics of Islam to society but by ‎broadcasting some inaccurate content the television networks, the work of the scholars and ‎sources of emulation is destroyed.”‎

His Eminence added that the seminary media organizations is doing its best to promote pure ‎Islam in the society and added, “I believe that the media, especially the seminary media ‎organizations such as Rasa News Agency, can reform the country. To achieve this goal, the ‎media organizations must address public weak points of individuals, interview people with ‎public weak points and attempt to correct their behaviour in a gentle, soft-spoken manner.”‎

He said that the seminary media organizations must protect the good image of the clergy in ‎society and strengthen the influence of the seminaries and the clergy in the society, “The ‎more we interact with the body of society, the greater our influence is among the people. ‎The seminary media organizations can portray the presence of the clergy in society and ‎provide the opportunity to strengthen the relationship between the clergy and the ‎seminarians among society.”‎

Ayatollah Faqihi described the late Imam Khomeyni’s key ‎to success as relying on pure Islam ‎and said, “If we also rely on Islamic points, we will certainly be influential. Therefore, we ‎must not fear anyone in the way of Islam but use all of our abilities to express the culture of ‎Islam.”‎


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