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The church construction law has raised a lot of controversy during its preparation process, including its restrictive articles on security and governor's approval. However, one village seems remained unaffected of all these security complications and bureaucratic procedures; fears of provoking...
Under the auspices of Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb, Grand Shaikh of Al-Azhar, a religious and medical convoy was launched on Monday to the al-`Azīziya and Sīdī Barrāny al-Najīla villages of the Marsa Matrūh governorate, in the northeast coast of Egypt that stretches all the way to the Libyan border. 
Dr. Ahmed al-Tayyeb, Shaikh of al-Azhar said that there is a lie impartial to reality as well as to history and to the biography of the Prophet Mohammad (pbuh), claiming that Islam was spread by the sword. Islam was revealed in a society whose economic and social philosophy, as well as its...
Egypt's ambassador to Kuwait, Yāsser `Ātef, affirmed that the principles of all Abrahamic religions must be translated into daily life practices, citing the Prophet's narrative “love for your brother what you love for yourself.” “We reject any wrong doing committed against our Christian brothers...
Asked on whether the Europeans are ahl al-Fetrah1, hence God will not hold them accountable for not embracing Islam, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyeb, Grand Shaikh of al-Azhar , responded    1everyone whom the message of Islam has not yet reached 
Bayt al-`Ā'ela or The Family House in Minya Governorate succeeded in holding a reconciliation session between Muslims and Copts in the villages of Sawāda and Mahjūb in Minya, following differences between them because of an attempt to convert a house into a church and subsequently holding...
The Coptic Christian observation of Maundy Thursday (The Holy Thursday), the Holy day also known as "Thursday of Mysteries", marks the anniversary of the "Last Supper" of Christ with his disciples. According to the Christian belief, Maundy Thursday marks the day that Christ had washed the feet of...
The Bahraini King Ḥamad Bin ʿĪsā Al- Khalīfah, expressed his pleasure in visiting the Cathedral of St. Mark in al-'Abbāsīyyah for the first time, praising the role of the Egyptian Church in national history.
Dr. Aḥmad aṭ-Ṭayib, the sheikh of Al-Azhar, will visit Paris next month as part of a series of scheduled international tours to correct the image of Islam on the 24-25 of May.
Al-Ṣabāh monitored in a report on the Ministry of Awqaf, what it called aspects of corruption in the Ministry. The report addressed the Ministry’s missions abroad and accused it of being a cover and safe haven for the Imams of the Muslim Brotherhood, allowing them to get out of Egypt with great...
Sheikh Amīn ʿAbd al-Waḥid, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Awqaf in North Sinai, said that 1600 imams perform their role and duties in 1,300 mosques spread throughout the Governorate.
Responsible for presenting the history of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, the seat of the papacy to foreign and local visitors, Eng. Najāti Nāguī said that the legacy of National Unity is remarkable, and that it was a Coptic architect who erected the `Amru Ibn Al-`Ās Mosque around 642 AD, as well...
The issue of the ban of the Egyptian Coptic Church on Coptic Christians visiting Jerusalem to perform the pilgrimage rituals was raised in the media and stirred a debate in the past week in concurrence with Easter celebrations. 
Speaking at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Pope Tawadros II said that during his visit to the United Arab Emirates, he found that the Emirate people venerate their ancestors, stressing that development creates human well-being.
Grand Imam Dr. Ahmad al-Tayeb, Shaikh of Al-Azhar, wished Pope Francis and all the Catholics in Egypt and all over the world, a Merry Christmas.
A tragic incident which claimed the lives of 28 people concluded the year 2016 and its sectarian clashes within Egypt, which reached a total of 19 throughout the country. The proposed change in legislative structure pertaining to this issue, with the Church Building and Restoration Act, is...
Giza Endowments Directorate (Awqaf), launched a campaign to remove the signs of the associations and institutions from the facades and inside of its mosques while only allow a sign with the name of the mosque with the removal of all advertisements. 
A customary reconciliation session took place today between Muslim and Coptic elders of the village of Al-Hawasliya, near Minya, after a Coptic young man was accused of allegedly having a relation with a Muslim girl and forcing her to leave her family.
Dr.  Ibrāhīm Nijm, The Mufti Adviser, will be hosting the Grand Mufti of Bosnia and Balkans, Sheikh Hussein Kvazovic, at Dar Al-Ifta’ during his official visit to Egypt, which begins Monday. Sheikh Hussein's visit comes within the framework of building bridges of communication with the muftis...
‟If an Imam sides with one group, he risks to push the entire institution and the mosque off course. The mosque would be split either into Salafi, Sufi, Muslim Brothers, or Liberal, as is the case nowadays; and this is inconceivable.” These words reflect the methodology Al-`Alawāni adopted in his...
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