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Many non-religious people in the West tend to believe religious people are irrational. Their view of religious Muslims is often even less favorable. They are, unjustly, often associated with religious extremism. Ignorance of the great diversity that we find in all religions as well as their...
Al-Azhar celebrated International Day of Peace, which seeks to strengthen peace between nations and peoples, eliminate violence, and promote cease fires around the world through education and greater awareness.
The Catholic, Evangelical and Episcopal churches of Egypt have announced that they have joined with al-Azhar and the Vatican to pray on Thursday May 14, for humanity to be relieved from the novel coronavirus pandemic, at the invitation of the Higher Committee for Human Fraternity.
There are new hopes for resuming relations between Al-Azhar and the Vatican. Dr. Shawkī Allām, Egypt's Mufti, attended a peace conference in Rome as a representative of the Shaykh of Al-Azhar.  The mufti carried a message from Shaykh to the Pope welcoming the renewal of dialogue between the two...
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.
Dr. Shaykh ‘Abbās Shūmān, representative for al-Azhar, was invited to Brazil by the Federation of Muslim Associations in Brazil (FAMBRAS). He concluded his visit by meeting with H. E. Cardinal Orani João Tempesta. 
Since his enthronement in 2012, Pope Ṭawāḍrūs of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, succeeded to become an ambassador for both the Church and Egypt. He spread the message of love, tolerance, coexistence and stability among all faiths. Every time he visits overseas, the Pope is...
The Council of Patriarchs and Bishops in Egypt has given thanks to Egypt’s President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī, high-ranking army and police officials, as well as the respective ministries, on the occasion of the first anniversary of the Pope’s historic visit to Egypt in April 2017.
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.
The Azhar will soon reverse its decision to suspend religious dialogue with the Vatican, according to al-Dustūr.   “Informed sources” told the newspaper that mediation efforts between the two parties are underway. They added that the Azhar is not expecting an apology so much as “positive...

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