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Pope Tawadrus II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark said withdrawal from the constituent assembly is still an option if the Christians were not pleased with the new constitution, asserting acceptance of Article 2 in its current drafting. [Safā’ Shākir and Tāmir ‘Abd al-Ra’ūf, al-...
Today, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar and head of the Muslim Council for Elders, met with President Sergio Mattarella at the presidential palace in Rome, Italy. The meeting comes as part of al-Ṭayyib visit to Italy.
 A delegation of leaders from the German and Swiss Evangelical Churches visited today the Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism to learn the role of the Observatory in refuting the suspicions and ideas of extremist groups and clarifying the truth of Islam and its tolerant teachings on the...
The Episcopal Church of Egypt stated, on Sunday, that a meeting has been held between Lord George Carey, Former Archbishop of Canterbury, and Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar. The meeting was attended by Dr. Munīr Ḥannā Anīs, President Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Egypt.
Background: Christiaan van Nispen, S.J. (Father Dr.) talks about Shaykh Jād al-Ḥaq ‘Alī Jād al-Ḥaq, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar from 1982 to his death on March 15, 1996, and prominent Islamic cleric Muḥammad al-Ghazālī (September 22, 1917- March 9, 1996), and their influences on the Egyptian State and...
The author says that the Azhar remained silent and neither denied nor confirmed whether Camellia converted to Islam or not and neither did the church. Bahiyy al-Dīn Husīn, general manager of the Cairo Center for Human Rights Studies, argues that there exist a secret agreement between the religious...
The Islamic Research Academy at the Azhar is set for a meeting on Monday which will be headed by Azhar Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Endowments Minister Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq, Grand Muftī Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, and Azhar University Head Dr. ‘Abd Allāh al-Husaynī. The meeting will discuss the...
Professor Harald Suermann visited the CIDT office and delivered a lecture about Christian attitudes toward Muslims during the Umayad era. An article also reflects on a Gallup poll that states that Egypt is the most religious country in the world.
While Islamic institutions and Islamic scholars do their best to initiate a fruitful effective dialogue with the Vatican, the latter still needs to address Muslims in a more rational and diplomatic way. The author doubts the Vatican faithfulness to its dialogue with Islam.
The text sums up the main purpose and achievements of Archbishop Rowan Williams’ visit to Egypt; the main points of his lecture at the Azhar and laying the foundation stone for a Christian-run community health centre in Sadat City, Egypt.

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