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Today, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, Grand Imam of al-Azhar and head of the Muslim Council for Elders, met with President Sergio Mattarella at the presidential palace in Rome, Italy. The meeting comes as part of al-Ṭayyib visit to Italy.
During the interview hosted by the Saudi-Arabian based Arab News, the Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II described the Crown Prince Muḥammad ibn Salmān as “a great man for a great nation”. Such a view as expressed by an enlightened and progressive Eastern Christian cleric might not have been clearly...
During his visit to Austria, Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope and Patriarch of the church of Alexandria praised the role played by KAICIID Dialogue Center in fostering dialogue among all religious followers and cultures, peace building and combating terrorism. 
In the second day of the “Youth Peacemakers” Forum held under the auspices of al-Azhar, the Muslim Council of Elders and the Canterbury Cathedral, the intensive lectures and workshops program continued at the Churchill College of Cambridge University, focusing on raising the participants’ awareness...
In an exclusive press conference for local journalists reporting on the Coptic issue, General Secretary of the Middle East Churches Council (MECC), Soraya Beshelani [Thurayyā Bishʿīlānī] said that the Council has followed up a number of causes and crises some countries of the Middle East...
  Dr. Abāss Shūman, deputy of the Azhar,  denied claims in international media that the Azhar and the Vatican have signed an agreement to combat slavery. Shūman stated that Dr. Mahmūd ‘Azab, the representative of the Azhar in the conference that was held at the Vatican to discuss the prospects of...
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.
For the first time in the Church’s history Pope Tawadros has visited Ambassador Ahmad Qattān, the Saudi ambassador to the Arab League. Church sources stated that the purpose of the visit was to thank the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for its noble actions towards the Egyptians. He also expressed his...
After returning of his medical trip abroad, Pope Tawadros visited Grand Imām Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib Shaykh of the Azhar to congratulate him and all Muslims on the occasion of Īd al- Fitr. 
A high-ranking Emirati delegation has visited Pope Tawadros in the Anba Bishoy Monastery in Wadī al-Natrūn. Pope Tawadros is reported to have said “We are very happy to meet our Emirati brethren who we have a strong bonds and relations with” (Nagwá Bikhāyt, al-Dustūr, Jan. 15, p. 2). Read original...
A high-ranking Emirati delegation has visited Pope Tawadros in the Anba Bishoy Monastery in Wadī al-Natrūn. Pope Tawadros is reported to have said “We are very happy to meet our Emirati brethren who we have a strong bonds and relations with” (Nagwá Bikhāyt, al-Dustūr, Jan. 15, p. 2). Read original...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawādrūs II praised the Saudi Crown Prince Muḥammad bin Salmān, saying that he presents a modern and open image of the kingdom.
In an interview to al-Shurūq, spokesperson of Egypt’s Coptic Catholic Church, Father Rafīq Jarīsh, praised the efforts made by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Prince Muḥammad bin Salmān, to promote and support the recent kingdom’s “movement from extremism to openness.” 
In a meeting today with a delegation of US Evangelical churches, Egypt’s Grand Mufti Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām said that Egypt has made great strides in fighting terrorism and is able to tackle this challenge by both security and intellectual means.
Shaykh of al-Azhar Aḥmad al-Tayyib received the delegation of the Italian Senate, headed by Senator Nicola Latorre, Chairman of the Committee of Defense during his visit to Cairo. Shaykh al-Tayyib said al-Azhar is an educational institution that works to establish peace among all peoples, and this...
The relationship between al-Azhar and the Vatican has witnessed several changes during the previous ten years, namely since 2006. Since then, the relationship has experience disagreement, discord, agreement, and finally, rapprochement.
258 Christian families [out of 270] have been forced to flee the Sinai Peninsula, while further 7 have been killed by the Islamist terror group, Dā`ish, over the past weeks. In a high-level meeting of the Egyptian presidency, President `Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī condemned in strong terms the exodus of...
Maḥmūd `Ashīsh, the founder of the Egyptian Family abroad, said that the visit of Pope Tawāḍrūs to Kuwayt during the past few days indicates that the Arab Gulf State grants religious freedoms for expatriates residing there. 
Egyptian President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī will receive a delegation of the churches of Australia and New Zealand at the presidential headquarters on Thursday. Among other issues, the meeting will mainly touch on four, including ways to promote values of tolerance, peace and accepting of others to...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark, welcomed Dr. Mājid Nijm, acting president of Ḥilwān University, accompanied by a delegation from the university. 

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