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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...
Pope Shenouda III, Bishop Bissenti of Ma?asara and Helwan and the Christian Youths Association give Iftar parties in Ramadan. All participants believe that such parties reflect national unity between Muslims and Christians.
More than 10,000 Muslims and Christians attended the ?National Conference to Support the Palestinians? that was held in the St. Mark Cathedral upon the call of Pope Shenouda. The conference was an expression of Egyptians? objection to the Israeli practices against the Palestinians. Pope Shenouda...
The grand imām of the Azhar, Shaykh Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī, has recently met with a delegation of U.S. Copts in an attempt to promote constructive Muslim-Christian dialogue.
Dr. Nabīl Louqā Bibāwī, in this article, calls for a new model of culture that spreads love and tolerance among the people of the heavenly religions, presenting an example of an American pastor who allows Muslims to pray in the churchyard on Fridays.
The Azhar nominated Coptic intellectual, Dr. Nabil Luka Bebawi, for the State´s Prize for his book “Islam Spread by the Sword, True or False?” This prize is considered one of the most elevated prizes that are awarded to intellectuals and researchers.
The bishopric of Sohag led by Archbishop Bakhoum organized a celebration. The Sheikh of the Azhar attended the celebration. He said that the relationship of love and brotherhood between Egyptian Muslims and Christians was clear evidence that Egyptians have a strong bond. Archbishop Bakhoum pointed...
Reviewer: ‘Amr al-Misrī One person has been killed and around 17 injured in Muslim-Christian clashes in the village of al-‘Udaysāt, Luxor, after Muslims allegedly attacked a church, which had been built without a license. A local priest accused the security forces of being slow to intervene.
A copy of the Group for Democratic Development and Andalus Institute for Tolerance and Anti-Violence Studies’ report on the Alexandria sectarian riots in October 2005.
Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt are as old as Islam, says President of the Interfaith Dialogue Committee of the Azhar, Shaykh Fawzī al-Zifzāf during his meeting with a delegation from New Jersey University.
Listing of articles published on the occasion of Eastern Christmas.
The scenes of the national unity iftār [fast-breaking meal during the holy Muslim month of Ramadān] and the shaykh of the Azhar sitting next to the pope on official occasions no longer reflect the new reality.
Maximus Youhannā, Metropolitan of Egypt’s seat in the Holy Orthodox Synod in the U.S. has emphasized that expatriate Copts are keen on national unity.
On the first day of his visit to the US to examine the Coptic churches and community there, Pope Shenouda confirmed that the relationship uniting Muslims and Copts does not need religious dialogue. Pope Shenouda, moreover, described the permanent dialogue between the Church and the Azhar as a...
Last Friday morning an agreement was signed by the Grand Imam of the Azhar, Dr. Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi and Pope Shenouda III. Dr. Al-Sammaan, the deputy head of the Azhar Permanent Committee for Inter-religious Dialogue, stated it is for the good of Islam that the Azhar Committee maintains good...
Yesterday, the Grand Imam of the Azhar Dr. Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi and Pope Shenouda III witnessed the signing of the Islamic-Christian dialogue agreement. Sheikh Hamed Al-Rafa’i, chairman of the Global Islamic Forum for Dialogue, and Girgis Saleh, secretary general of the Middle East Council of...
Archpriest Salib Matta Saweris said that the expelled monk committed sins and should be punished according to Egyptian criminal law as any Egyptian citizen. He denied that his crime took place in the monastery or that some emigrant Copts were behind what was published in Al-Nabaa. He believed that...
The vice-president of the committee for dialogue between religions in the Azhar, Dr. Ali Al-Samman, explained why the Vatican did not apologize for the crusades. It is because European history syllabuses give western people the idea that Salah Al-Deen was the leader of an Islamic aggression during...
The Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services, held a celebration last Monday to celebrate its golden jubilee. The organization honored several prominent characters in social work. Bishop Athanasius, Bishop of Beni Suef was given the award for the best clergyman in social work.
Dr. Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi, the Grand Sheikh of the Azhar and Pope Shenouda III both spoke in a lecture entitled: "Religions, a source for values - A future vision". At the conclusion of the lecture, His Holiness [the Pope] said: "Being here with His Eminence the Grand Sheikh of the Azhar is the...

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