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Archbishop ʿAṭā Allāh Ḥannā, President of the Greek Orthodox Bishops of Sabastiyya in Jerusalem rejects the imposition of oppressive taxes by the Israeli occuption authorities on church institutions in Jerusalem and on any other international institutions.
The monopolized religious authority is an echo of the political monopolized authority and the result of hard financial conditions and regressing social and educational values.
The controversial draft law banning demonstrations inside mosques, recently submitted by the Ministry of Endowments to the Council of State, was the main focus of al-Ahrām’s recent interview with Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq, the minister of endowments.
The author focuses on vows and donations for Egyptian churches, how the financial yield from these funds is spent and the way these funds are managed.
Father Marqus ‘Azīz has discovered that there is someone claiming to be Monk Mitiās Nasr in order to commit fraud.
The article reports on the lawsuit of Shaykh ‘Abd al-Sabour al- Kāshif who is accused of despising Islamic faith and cherishing heretical ideologies.
Information was collected about an extremist group that prompts religious strife in Egypt.
Money may push many to commit illegal acts. Here the author explains how many churches were robbed by certain people who managed to deceive Christian religious men, making use of the “religious bond”.
The author asserts that there is a difference between religiosity and true faith, noting that Egyptian society has a large degree of religiosity but is suffering from a lack of true faith.
Muslim and Christian clergymen stress that the activity of collecting donations for building mosques and churches offends the creed and deforms its sacredness, especially because some of the people who collect such donations took up this activity as their job to make money without being questioned...
Retired actresses are planning to work for Islamic satellite channels, and a number of shops are refusing to sell tight and revealing clothing just to make profit.
The article discusses the phenomenon of business in the name of Islam and cites prominent Muslim scholar, Dr. Ahmad ‘Umar Hāshim’s theological arguments on the matter.
Māhir Hassan claims that Khālid al-Jindī, the well-known dā‘iya, is making huge sums of money from the private fatwa business.
Through interviewing Omar Bakri, the leader of Al-Muhagerin [immigrants] group, the author recounts how Adel Abdel Al-Mageed, an Egyptian lawyer who was involved with Usama Bin Laden, was arrested. He also discussed the reasons behind his trial.
"Extremism Association" changes according to the circumstances. Extremism that creates terrorism cannot be destroyed from the first time because it aims at destroying the Egyptian society. This association wants the Egyptian people to go back to the stone age. This association gained strength from...
In spite of the declarations, which stated that everything returned to normal, the streets of Al-Kosheh were empty and everyone was watching the other. Representatives of families say a repetition of the events’ is possible due to the arsenal of weapons, which are stored in the villagers’ houses.
Many ideas have been presented to describe and analyze the incidents of Al-Kosheh. Some have characterized it wrongly as sectarian conflicts, and on the contrary, some have treated it as no problem at all, since priests are shaking hands with sheikhs. Some hurried to accuse the government, and...
Many donations are given at mosques associated with members of the Prophet Mohammed’s family, like Sayeda Zeinab or Al-Hussein, or those in which a shrine or mausoleum has been erected to the glory of pious and revered figures.
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