A man nominated to lead Muslims in prayer.
The author describes the friendship between the imām of al-Nūr mosque and the bishop of Hilwān.
The under-secretary of the People’s Assembly Dr. Zaynab Radwān has called for the fatwás of Imām Mālik to be avoided as they pervert society.
The Minister of Religious Endowments Dr. Hamdī Zaqzūq has advised dā‘iyahs to increase the public awareness of conspiracies that target the safety and stability of Egyptian society.
A Palestinian shaykh from the city of Khān Yūnus has issued a fatwá calling for Egyptian troops on the Egypt-Gaza border to be killed if they resist any Palestinian overthrow of the border fence.
Tharwat al-Kharabāwī denounces the church’s and Lawyers’ Deputy Sāmih ‘Āshūr’s refusal to execute court rulings. He responds to Hānī Labīb’s articles, accusing him of confusing the civil state and theocracy. In his opinion all court rulings should be respected and executed even when people reject them. Opponents to a court ruling, al-Kharbāwī argues, can complain and appeal in legal ways.
The article presents the reactions of Muslim scholars to the declaration that a prominent Muslim Italian journalist was baptized by the Catholic pope in the Easter eve service.
Father Christian Van Nispen is a Jesuit who has lived in Egypt since 1962. He is a specialist in Islamic studies and plays a leading role in interreligious dialogue in Egypt.
The imām of the Islamic Center in New York spoke to al-Usbū c newspaper about Muslims who live in the West and believes that Western Muslims should work together to promote Islam and restore its image.
The Egyptian press reported on the international reactions to the controversial Dutch movie Fitna.
The author considers Pope Shenouda’s refusal to apply the Supreme Administrative Court ruling that allows officially divorced Christians to marry again a violation of the Constitution and calls on the pope to apologize. Moreover, he highlights a Christian school’s refusal to allow veiled students to attend.