interview by the BBC channel, Sheikh Ali Al-Najafy, director of His Eminence’s
office, stated that the relationship of the religious authorities in AL-Najaf
Al-Ashraf with all the Shia worldwide is based on the doctrine which is too far
away from politics, adding that the Maraji are working to keep in contact with
all believers to keep their own intellectual, cultural and religious identity, not
to mention the relations with so many international organizations through which
believers’ rights and affairs are treated.
humanitarianism, Al-Najafy stated key role of the religious authorities which
has never stopped supporting believers inside and outside of Iraq such as Yemen
the role of the religious authorities in Iraq, Al-Najafy stated that these
religious authorities are the one who originated a system which is not similar
to any regional or international system.