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Counselor Muhammad ‘Abd al-Salām, the advisor of Al-Azhar Shaykh and the rapporteur of the Basic Principles subcommittee in the Constituent Assembly, stated that new constitution stresses that Al-Azhar is a reference to all matters pertaining to Islamic affairs. He assured that it is based on the...
There are new hopes for resuming relations between Al-Azhar and the Vatican. Dr. Shawkī Allām, Egypt's Mufti, attended a peace conference in Rome as a representative of the Shaykh of Al-Azhar.  The mufti carried a message from Shaykh to the Pope welcoming the renewal of dialogue between the two...
During the literary intellectual forum organized by the Bibliotheca of Alexandria, Dr. Shaykh Usāma al-Azharī, the presidential advisor, called on to turn the page of intra-tensions, confrontations and attacks against homelands, national armies, saying: “We need to foster social dialogue that...
Dr. ʿAbbās Shūmān, deputy of al-Azhar, said that the prestigious religious institute participated for the second time in a row in Cairo’s International Book Fair with publications and activities that range from modernity to preserving the Islamic heritage. During the expo, which  adopted the theme...
Rev. Rif`at Fatḥī, Secretary General of the Egyptian Churches Council (ECC), said: " The call for the establishment of interfaith relations has increased because of globalization, the recognition of the common denominators between religions and cultures, and at the same time the rise of religious...
The Azhar will soon reverse its decision to suspend religious dialogue with the Vatican, according to al-Dustūr.   “Informed sources” told the newspaper that mediation efforts between the two parties are underway. They added that the Azhar is not expecting an apology so much as “positive...
Advisor to the Azhar Grand Shaykh, Dr. Mahmūd ‘Azab, tells al-Dustūr that the Azhar Center for Dialogue welcomed relations with all religions, including all different sects of Islam, in order to work towards unifying the Islamic discourse and to correct any misconceptions about the religion. He...
"The Azhar and the West; dialogue and communication," this was the title of the conference that was held on January 3, 2009. The following lines present extracts from the words of Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, president of the Azhar University, Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī, grand imām of the Azhar and Dr. Mahmūd...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, president of the Azhar University called for finding a vent out of the crisis of Arab-West dialogue to present the correct image of Islam.
The new American ambassador to Cairo seeks to open communication channels with the Azhar and calls for an effective cooperation.

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