This article reflects on the conflict between Shaykh ‘Ala’ al-Din Mādi Abu al-‘Azāyim and Al-Qaradāwi regarding the constitutional referendum. 
In a meeting with Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayyīb, Shaykh Al-Azhar, and Dr. Shawqī 'Allam, the Grand Muftī ,  Pope Tawadros states that Egyptians are not to be categorized on religious basis and that Muslims and Christians are in a state of harmony.  
The article is about the struggle between traditional Islam and political Islam. 
Pope Tawadros called the Copts to mingle with the society and get out of their isolation. Also, he has called for separation of the church from politics.
Dr. Shawqī ‘Allām, the Muftī of Egypt, has endorsed the international initiative for intercultural and understanding that was made by the Grand Imām, Shaykh of the Azhar, Ahmad al- Tayyib, in the closing of the “Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies” held in Abū Dhabī, UAE. 
In Egypt, sectarian conflict can be dizzying. When news breaks it explodes – Muslim mobs, churches burned, priests attacked. When the news crests it collapses – Muslim denials, church agreement, security clampdown. Only when the news settles can the situation be understood – partially,...
I called a long-time personal friend of mine, Father Raphael of Tāmīyah in Faiyum Oasis, on February 21, who found the media reporting about the attack in Sarisnah much exaggerated. Tāmīyah is not far from Sarisnah and Father Raphael knows the churches in his area well. In the past he has not been...
The Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party and its parent organization Salafī Da’wah (Call) Movement launched a campaign to raise awareness of citizens on the importance of voting in favor of the draft constitution in a referendum that would take place soon and refutation of criticism against articles in the...
The European Parliament said it is appalled by developments in Egypt over a constitutional declaration announced by President Muhammad Mursī and inside the constituent assembly, adding the so-called declaration puts Mursī above the law. [Ahmad Khalaf Allāh and Muhammad Mursī, al-Watan, Nov. 28, p...
The Muslim Brotherhood group said its Murshid (Guide) Muhammad Badī’ will visit Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II on Tuesday (November 27) for the first time since the 118th patriarch’s investiture. [‘Imād Khalīl and Teresa Kamāl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Nov. 27, p. 3] Read original text in Arabic
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