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Followers of the tweets of Muná Abū Sulaymān (Mona Abu Selimān), the Saudi-Arabian journalist, were surprised about her tweet in which she welcomed the celebration of the first Christian liturgical mass in the ultra-conservative monarchy. The tweet that raised controversies was then deleted by the...
The 23rd International Conference of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs entitled “the Dangers of Takfīrī Thought, and  Fatwas made without knowledge on National Interests and International Relations” came to a close.  Participants from 41 Arab and Islamic countries agreed in the  final...
Yesterday, the conference of the Supreme Islamic Council entitled “the Dangers of Takfīrī thought and fatwás produced without knowledge on national interests and international relations”   was inaugurated. Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Gum´ah, Minister of Endowments, stated ”to all lovers of peace in the...
Dr. Yāssir Burhāmī, the vice president of the Al- Da’wah al- Salafiah, stated that raising the flags of al- Qa’idah (al- Qaeda) inside the university campuses is a methodological intellectual distortion.  He stated that it is caused by ignorance and a distorted discourse that some Shaykhs and some...
Counselor Sa’īd Abd al- Rahmān, the Attorney General of the Appeals Prosecution, has ordered the quick arrest of Salafi Shaykh Muhammad Abd al- Maqsūd, and accusing him of inciting violence. A complaint has been filed by Tāriq Mahmūd, advisor of the Popular Front for Resisting Muslim Brotherhood-...
Dr. Mukhtār Gum’ah, Minsiter of Endowments and Head of the Supreme Islamic Council, stated that the purpose of convening a conference scheduled for Tuesday March 25 is to discuss the dangers of calling for terrorism and declaring apostasy (takfīr). The dangers relate to international relations and...
  Ahmad al- Muslimānī, Media Advisor for the President, stated that the Azhar religious methodology is the solution to combat extremism. He added that the Azhar and its Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayyib enjoy the respect and love of the Egyptians, Arabs and Muslims. He stated that the presidency supports the...
Expressing his wish to establish a Coptic Orthodox Church in Saudi-Arabia, Pope Tawāḍrūs II believes that the spirit of the times has imposed many changes in the region.
  Pope Tawadros II received a delegation of the Bayl al-‘Ailah or “Family House” (a committee initiated by al-Azhar comprised of both Muslims and Christians clergy aimed at finding solutions to sectarianism) in his papal residence at the end of the first meeting of the second religious discourse...
After his reappointment as Minister of Religious Endowments, Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Gum’ah stated that he is planning to regulate the Egyptian religious discourse more tightly in order to purge it from extremist elements. Furthermore, he wants to improve the investments of the endowment funds in...

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