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During a meeting with Bishop Aughustinus (head of the Armenian Catholics in Egypt), Minister of Endowments Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq, said that fitnah tā’ifīyah does not exist in Egypt. Grand Muftī Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah said that national unity in Egypt is a perfect model that should be followed around the...
The article criticizes a number of parliamentary candidates from the National Democratic Party, the Muslim Brotherhood, and opposition parties for promoting themselves during Friday prayers at various mosques around the country. Some candidates only distributed flyers, while others went to the...
Minister of Endoments Dr. Hamdī Zaqzūq condemned the Iraqi “Sayyidat al-Najāh” massacre, saying that such actions do not represent Islamic values. He also said that he does not accept foreign entities interfering with Egyptian internal affairs, national unity, or the safety of the Egyptian people,...
The Ministry of Endowments cancelled a lecture by Dr. Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awwā yesterday at the al-Nūr mosque in ‘Abbāsiyyah, Cairo. The reason behind the cancellation was that the ministry fears al-‘Awwā might once again make controversial comments such as those made when he was responding to...
Minister of Endowments Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq told Al-Wafd that he warned imāms from the ministry’s mosques all around the country against attacking Copts in their speeches. He also said that none of the demonstrations took place inside the ministry’s mosques and that national unity has always...
The fatwá committee at the Ministry of Endowments told various imams and preachers in Alexandria not to shout during preaching at Friday prayers, as well as not to shout on recorded cassette tapes. Shaykh Ahmad Ibrāhīm says shouting is off-putting for young people and that it is not the way of...
In a meeting with the newly appointed Japanese ambassador in Cairo, Norihiro Okuda, Minister of Endowments Dr. Mahmūd Hamdī Zaqzūq said that he would be willing to send over religious specialists to further educate Japanese Muslims about the religion. He told the ambassador about the close...
Today, many Copts are complaining about the hate messages delivered in the sermons of imāms. Such messages label Copts as pagans and encourage Muslims to correct such “sin”; additionally, Copts have been wrongfully accused of questionable allegations. These charges and solicitations have led to...
This article from Watani contains a letter to the editor from an Imām from Tahta, who criticizes Sidhom of purposefully stirring sectarian tension by alleging that the Imām preaches against Christianity. The article includes the latest letter from the Imām, stating his disgust with Sidhom and...
Egypt resorts to religion in order to confront sexual harassment.

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