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The fatwá issued recently by Dār al- Iftaa, last Friday, that prohibits the chats between men and women except for necessity has stirred jokes among the youth movements and coalitions who considered the fatwa to be against the human instinct.
The author argues that unity in Islam calls for accepting the apology of those who are mistaken. He said that it is not appropriate for Shaykh Hasān, a salafī shaykh, to overreact to what Yaḥyā al-Jamāl, Prime Minister, said, particularly when al-Jamāl said he was misinterpreted. He added that...
The Roman Catholic Church and the BBC are involved in a heated debate over a documentary program, which accused Pope Benedict XVI of encouraging secrecy in dealing with cases of clergy sexually abusing children, while he was a cardinal. The Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of...
The author expressed the opinion that when the Italian Prime Minister said that the Western Civilization was superior to the Islamic one, he did not understand the difference between civilization and religion and that was why he compared between the Western civilization and the Islamic religion....
The writer comments on the crisis of the Anglican Church in Britain after discovering that Dr. George Carey, the former bishop of Canterbury, consecrated two homosexual bishops.
The archbishop of Canterbury warned against hard times for the church because of electing a homosexual as a bishop for the American state of New Hampshire. The leaders of the Anglican Church outside the US declared their rejection to such a decision. They also intend to call for an urgent meeting...
For the first time, members of an American Episcopal Church have chosen a man as bishop who frankly declared that he is a homosexual.
Bishop Mounir expresses sadness and alarm about the confirmation of a gay bishop in the US. “We feel profoundly let down, as this decision will unquestionably damage our interfaith relations with our Muslim friends among whom we live. It will also have a negative impact on our relations with the...
A number of Swiss Catholic priests are involved in love affairs despite the chastity oath they had taken.
The sexual misconduct of some Catholic priests brought to the surface the issue of marriage and celibacy in Christianity. St. Paul advocated celibacy and virginity because of his belief in the coming of Jesus Christ, which needs man to be free from this world. It was also believed that sex keeps...
The Catholic Church in America accepted the resignation of 180 priests from among 200 involved in sexual misconduct. The Vatican Pope held a private session with the representatives of the leaders of the different Catholic Churches in which he was shown the results of the investigations that...
A referendum showed that 70% of the American Catholics prefer to cancel any restrictions to priests getting married, while 22% of them reject the marriage of Catholic priests. On the other hand, Pope John Paul II assured his rejection of the marriage of Catholic priests.
The Vatican pope held emergency meetings to discuss the issue of the sexual misconduct of some priests of the Catholic Church and paid compensations to the harmed people. The Vatican was, however, at the same time negligent toward the crisis of the Church of the Nativity and did not announce that...
In Britain, Ireland and America, courts examine hundreds of cases in which Catholic priests are accused of sexual misconduct. Many of those priests were stopped from serving in the Catholic Church or given imprisonment sentences. Although the Vatican pope confessed the sexual misconduct of some...
Tens of priests from among the approximately 47,000 Catholic priests in the USA were stopped from serving in the Church after being involved in sexual misconduct. In Ireland, the Catholic Church agreed to pay about 110 million dollars to children who have been sexually abused by Catholic priests....
The Pope of Rome apologized, in a message on the Internet, to those who were sexually abused or raped by monks and other priests of the church.
The Vatican expelled bishop Emanuel Melingo because he married a Korean woman in a mass wedding ceremony held by the "Mon" group, which is rejected by the Catholic Church.
Rose El-Youssef magazine has its effect on our Egyptian society. Its journalists are courageous. They enjoy a keenness about finding truth and they honestly withstand and protect all Egyptian values. The subject of the article is a critical subject that was handled by the Western press without...
Some of the corrupt extremists used their special skills in giving impressive and convincing speeches to bring followers under their control, using religion as a cover to hide their personal defects or to make religious, moral and political gains. Rose Al Youssef lists here two cases concerning...
In late 1999, religious Christians were surprised when two Catholic clergymen announced their giving away of their church positions for the sake of marriage. The story of the two priests that was considered by the Vatican a violation of monastic rules brought to the surface the issue of marriage...
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