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  Bishop Yu'annis, secretary of H.H. Pope Shenouda III, said that the Coptic pope sent his approval of the law on the construction of houses of worship and churches to the Egyptian Cabinet and the Supreme Military Council. Bishop Yu'annis added that the Pope had intended to visit the Grand Shaykh...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, the Azhar's Grand Shaykh, called on the Ministry of Interior Affairs to immediately ceasefire against the protesters. Shaykh al-Tayīb called on the Egyptian Armed Forces to avoid any confrontations among the people. Read original text in Arabic
  The Azhar Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb phoned Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III yesterday to follow up on his health after the health crisis he faced last Wednesday. During the call, the pope greeted Shaykh al-Tayyīb on the occassion of the Feast, in light particularly of the fact that he was...
 Muftī of the Republic A’lī Jum’ah condemned attacking Islamic and Christian tombs in the city of Yāfā in Palestine by extremist Jews and writing provocative racial expressions on them.  
Islamic law allows Copts to build churches in Islamic countries, Egyptian Grand Mufti Ali Gomma said in a statement on Wednesday. Gomma said in the statement that Dar al-Ifta, which issues religious edicts, earlier said that Christians and Jews are allowed to build their own places of worship.
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, Azhar's Grand Shaykh, met with a group of intellectuals, thinkers, representatives of Islamic movements and Muslim Brotherhood (MB) to study an 'Arab Spring' document that calls on Arab rulers to listen to their people. This document will be an extension of the Azhar's document...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, the Azhar's grand shaykh, criticized U.S. favoritism toward Israel in the Palestinian case, assuring that it will garner hatred towards the U.S. Administration's justice. He added that the Azhar will always support Palestine and the establishment of a Palestinian State with...
Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb urged world nations to vote in favor of a Palestinian state during the UN General Assembly vote scheduled for Friday. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will make a formal request for the recognition of a Palestinian state during the Friday meeting.  
 Dr. Mahmūd 'Azab, adviser to the Azhar's Grand Shaykh, said that the Azhar can have dialogue with Jews except those who are living with Israel. He added that it is a red line that no one can cross. The Azhar as an institution will never accept having dialogue or communicating with any human being...
Several meetings were held between a group of Egyptian educated elite despite their different opinions religious and their beliefs with a number of senior scholars and intellectuals from Al-Azhar. The meeting was held due to an initiative made by the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Prof Dr. Ahmad Al-Tayīb.

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