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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.
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, said that the Azhar is the only Muslim reference in the world and any other organization has no right to speak on behalf of the Azhar, even if that organization has Azhar scholars.
Global church council delegation praised Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb's, Grand Shaykh, initiative 'Family House' and applying it in reality in cooperation with the Egyptian church to support national unity, face fitnah tā'ifīyah, and prevent religious fanaticism.  
On Wednesday, May 11, 2011 [Coptic tycoon Najīb] Sawiris asked the Azhar Grand Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayīb in the name of Egyptian Copts to protect the country’s Coptic minority. He further called for the establishment of a civil committee, handling issues of inter-religious conversions and for a law...
The Muslim Broterhood has big hopes of becoming a major and legitimate political force, though there might be a cost. A delegation of the Muslim Brotherhood visited the Azhar's Grand Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayīb. He invited all Islamist movements to participate in the forthcoming conference the Azhar will...
Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, said he would visit the church of the Two Martyrs in Atfih April 16, 2011 to congratulate Copts on the rebuilding of their church.
Hamdī Rizq, editor in chief of al-Musawwar, interviewed Dr. 'Alī Jum'ah, Muftī of the Republic. Jum'ah believes that there is no fitnah tā'ifīyah in Egypt but it is used by dissolved powers to terrorize the society. Jum'ah wants to have a dialogue with Copts, through the "Family House" initiative...
The author states that the deterioration of the Azhar's role in general is a result of various factors, and the most important is the emergence of political Islamist groups. He believes that the policy adopted by Dr. Ahmad al-Tayīb, Grand Shaykh of the Azhar, augurs well about a change in the...
A group of salafists in al-Menoufiya governorate set a Muslim shrine on fire under the pretext that tombs of Muslim scholars, considered holy by many Muslims, are against the Muslim faith. Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Ahmad al-Tayīb said that whoever demands the destruction of shrines belong to bloody...
Hamdi Rizq writes that Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, muftī of the republic, pointed to the possibility of his resignation if article two of the constitution is canceled. Article two lists that Islam is the religion of the country, and Islamic Sharī‘ah is the principal source of legislation. Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah...

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