Displaying 1 - 20 of 943.
Dr. Muhammad Al-Sughayar, Advisor to the Minister of Endowments (Awqāf), affirmed that voting in elections and referenda is a national duty but has nothing to do with entering heaven or fire in the hereafter. 
Facing critiques on whether religious institutions polarize the Egyptian Christians and Muslims in casting their votes for or against the upcoming constitutional referendum, the Minister of Awqāf (Endowments), Dr. Tal′at ′Afīfī said, that any imām who claims having been instructed to do so, will...
While the leader of the Salafi Jihadism Movement calls on boycotting the draft constitution as it places the sovereignty of people above God, Faysal 'Abd al-Rā'ūf, the Imām of the largest mosque in the United States of America, wrote in his article in Newsweek Magazine on December 1st that Muhammad...
In his address before the imāms and preachers on Thursday (October 25), President Mursī said the Ummah (Nation) will never rise without a conviction, as if the Egyptian society has never known convictions and faiths before the Muslim Brotherhood made their way to power.
Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments,  has assured that he will not allow imāms and preachers to campaign for any political group or candidate. 
During a meeting with the Minister of Communication and Islamic Affairs in Singapore, the Grand Imam of the al-Azhar said that it set a moderate way of thinking in the minds of its students and that Islam is innocent of any killings or destruction. 
Sources in the Azhar stated that the Grand Imam, Ahmad al- Tayyib, will take part in person in the Aswan reconciliation committee that aims to bring accord between the Banī Hilal and al- Dabūdiah tribes. 
President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī led the prayers of ‘Īd al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr) yesterday at the mosque of the Leadership of the Egyptian Air Force. He was joined, among other, by Prime Minister Ibrāhīm Mahlab, Grand Imām of the Azhar Doctor Ahmad al-Tayyib and Minister of the Interior Muhammad...
President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī led the prayers of ‘Īd al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr) yesterday at the mosque of the Leadership of the Egyptian Air Force. He was joined, among other, by Prime Minister Ibrāhīm Mahlab, Grand Imām of the Azhar Doctor Ahmad al-Tayyib and Minister of the Interior Muhammad...
Mustafá ‘Izat Hamdīn, the imam of ‘Amr Ibn al-‘As Mosque, was referred for questioning by the representative of the Ministry of Endowments in Cairo, Jabir Tayi’. The imam is being investigated for having left work and allowed someone else to take his place, without prior agreement from the Ministry...
The media office of the Coptic Orthodox Church stated that Pope Tawadros had offered his best wishes to Grand Imām Shaykh Ahmad al-Tayyib, shaykhs of the Azhar, and all Muslims on the occasion of ‘Īd al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr). 
 Nādir Bakkār, assistant chairman of the Nūr Party, has claimed that the Minister of Religious Endowments, Muhammad Mukhtār Jum‘a, is acting against the interests of President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī. He criticized his measures, stating that ordinary citizens were wondering why mosques were closed...
A committee of intellectuals and religious scholars has been formed by Grand Imam of the Azhar, Doctor Ahmad al-Tayyib, to discuss the issue of the representation of the prophets in cinema, in response to the recent film, ‘Noah’. 
Grand Imam of the Azhar, Doctor Ahmad al-Tayyib, has declared at the first meeting of the Muslim Council of Elders in Abu Dhabi that they have a responsibility to resuce the ummah from its terrible fate that awaits them, saying that the da‘wah has been transformed by terrorists as a means to call...
Sheikh Ahmad Turk, head of research and advocacy at the Ministry of Endowments has released information regarding meetings conducted between members of the Salafī organization and the Minister of Endowments, Muhamad Mukhtār Jum’ah.
The Ministry of Endowments announced that only 3,300 mosques nationwide would be participating in the religious tradition of i’tikāf this year. Sheikh Muhamad ‘Abd al-Rāziq, head of the religious sector of the Ministry of Endowments, issued a strong warning to whoever tries to violate the rules and...
President Abd al- Fattāh al- Sīsī has issued a law that establishes Bayt al- Zakah (House of alms). 
Father Basilous, deputy of the Monastery of Saint Bola, and Father Pham Antoni and deputy of the monastery of St. Anthony in Nāssir City in Sohag donated 300 cartons of food containing large quantities of rice, pasta, sugar, tea, oil, to the imams 6 mosques in Nāssir City, for distribution to the...
Deputy of the Minister of Endowments, Shaykh Sabrī Ibādah, stated that the Ministry of Endowments has not received any complaints after Friday prayers yesterday, stating that there have not been any violations by the mosques’ imams, pertaining to the new preaching law that prohibits non-authorized...
The decisions taken by the Minister of Endowment Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah is controversial. They include prohibiting non- Azharites from giving sermons in mosques as well as imposing a fine on mosques that hang the banner of “have you prayed for the prophet today.”

Pages

Subscribe to