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Dr. Aly Gomaa, Egypt’s mufti—the highest Islamic cleric authorized to issue fatwa or Islamic legal opinion, in an interview with Watani International said that the call to put the Egyptian house in order was needless, since the Egyptian house was already in. admirable order. I thus find it...
With regard to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Egyptian Ministry of Awqāf and its Saudi counterpart: Fighting fundamentalism and terrorism is indirectly achieved by showing the moderate core of the religion. Cooperation with the Saudis can be based on the common denominators...
The minister for Religious Endowments, Dr. Mahmoud Hamdy Zaqzouq responded to questions about new regulations for building mosques. The minister described the current debate as an unfair campaign against a ministry that serves Islam and Moslems. The Minister said that those conditions have actually...
The author comments on the new conditions passed by the Cabinet for building mosques. He believes some of them to be restriction imposed on building mosques. He criticizes the fact that while the president gives his executive authority concerning the building and the restoration of churches to the...
The article sheds light on the danger of private mosques through the example of Sheikha Fifi. Together with a famous actress she built a mosque. She once invited Sheikh Amr Khalid to preach there and he accepted this. A mosque inspector claimed that the owners of private mosques are powerful people...
After the World War II, world relationships, cultures and religions became interpenetrated. This was due to mass media, conferences and international political, economic and cultural relationships. This interpenetration is unprecedented throughout all history. But the West looks at religion...
Today we will speak of the problems of Copts, which do not concern Copts in Upper Egypt only, but Copts all over Egypt. The first complaint is in what is called the Hamayouni Law,... Copts complain about some of the Muslim sheikhs, who also harm Islam... Then, we come to the excessive doses of...
Why did Al-Azhar close its doors before the Copts after it had embraced the prominent ones? Why did the Copts forget their uprising against the last Coptic Prime minister? Why does not the state adopt a national project to finish off the demon of fanaticism?
President Mubarak applies the principle "religion is for God and the nation is for all". President Mubarak applied practical mechanisms that are far from false slogans and pompous speeches. The Hamayouni law is discussed, as well as subsequent regulations which weakened it.
Al Ahram newspaper published, on December 1, an article titled: "The Mufti denied the declarations attributed to him that praying in the Nazareth mosque is not accepted according to the Islamic Sharia." What attracted the author’s attention was the Mufti allows mosques to be built close to churches...

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