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  Ahmad al- Muslimānī, Media Advisor for the President, stated that the Azhar religious methodology is the solution to combat extremism. He added that the Azhar and its Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayyib enjoy the respect and love of the Egyptians, Arabs and Muslims. He stated that the presidency supports the...
  The media monitor of Dār al- Iftā’ has alerted in a recent report to the danger of those shaykhs who are not qualified scientifically and issue extremist fatwás. It stated that they do not realize the danger of their fatwás which may lead to the destruction of societies. The report assured that...
Expressing his wish to establish a Coptic Orthodox Church in Saudi-Arabia, Pope Tawāḍrūs II believes that the spirit of the times has imposed many changes in the region.
  Pope Tawadros II received a delegation of the Bayl al-‘Ailah or “Family House” (a committee initiated by al-Azhar comprised of both Muslims and Christians clergy aimed at finding solutions to sectarianism) in his papal residence at the end of the first meeting of the second religious discourse...
After his reappointment as Minister of Religious Endowments, Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Gum’ah stated that he is planning to regulate the Egyptian religious discourse more tightly in order to purge it from extremist elements. Furthermore, he wants to improve the investments of the endowment funds in...
Governor of South Sinai, Maj. Gen. Khālid Fawda (Khaled Foda or Khaled Fūda) and head of the Coptic Evangelical Church, Dr. Rev. Andriyā Zakī (Andre Zaki) laid the foundation stone for the first church to be erected in Sharm al-Shaykh, south of Sinai. The church is to be finished in two years and...
Al-Azhar Professor of Comparative Jurisprudence, Dr. Saʿd al- Hilālī said that any fatwa issued on equality in inheritance between man and woman is binding only to the one who decides to implement it.
The fundamental traditional Islam spread in Egypt not only among followers of Islamist political movements such as the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafis, but also among the ordinary segments of the population, and after decades of abortions of any attempt to renew the religious discourse. A year...
Shaykh Sabrī ‘Ibādah, deputy minister of the Ministry of Endowments, stated that the ministry has decided that mosques are not to engage in any political affairs in order to prevent strife.
The Egyptian Dār al-Iftā’ (House of Religious Decrees) stated that foreign tourists who come to Muslim countries should not be killed or harmed in any way, for it is considered a grave sin. In Islam, “the Covenant of Safety” prescribes the protection of foreigners and non-Muslims on their visit to...

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