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The Religious Institution in Egypt lives in a state of pandering to the end of the order of the fatwa, in light of the boldness of those who are unqualified and adhering to extremist currents of Islam. It seems that the situation in Egypt is common in the Islamic world, but to varying degrees. The...
Between rejection and acceptance reflect the reaction in political circles and Islamic movements to the law on building churches, which was adopted during the plenary session of the House of Representatives, on Tuesday. However, all these reactions, the view of Al-Azhar in this regard remained...
Shaikh `Adel Nasr, official spokesman of the al-Da`wa al-Salafiyya Group in Egypt said on the Groups' internet website that khitān (circumcision) is one of the tenets of Islam and of the Millat Ibrahīm (the ideology of Prophet Abraham in the Qur'ān).
The Britain-based Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR) condemned the death sentences issued by Egyptian authorities against opponents of the coup. It said that the number of those sentenced to death increased to 734 out of 1799 whose papers were referred to the Grand Mufti before passing the...
Bayt al-`Ā'ela or The Family House in Minya Governorate succeeded in holding a reconciliation session between Muslims and Copts in the villages of Sawāda and Mahjūb in Minya, following differences between them because of an attempt to convert a house into a church and subsequently holding Christian...
The Eminence of the Grand Imam Dr. Aḥmad aṭ-Ṭayib, the Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, visited the Cathedral of St. Mark in Al- ʿAbassiyyah yesterday to congratulate Pope Tawadros II and the Coptic brothers on the occasion of the Easter Feast. The Grand Imam was received by His Holiness Pope Tawadros II...
The Coptic Christian observation of Maundy Thursday (The Holy Thursday), the Holy day also known as "Thursday of Mysteries", marks the anniversary of the "Last Supper" of Christ with his disciples. According to the Christian belief, Maundy Thursday marks the day that Christ had washed the feet of...
Former Grand Muftī Of Egypt, Dr. ʿAlī Jumʿa, said that God has taken an oath from [Islamic] scholars to introduce the Sharīʿa to the people. “The daʿwa (the invite) to Islam must be with good instruction”, Dr. Jumʿa said, adding, that the Prophet Muḥammad ordered all Muslims to deal fairly with...
Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawqī `Allām, said that extremist groups filled the vacuum in young minds with takfīri thoughts, pointing to the easy access through social media that turned the world into a global village.
Commenting on the detention of Islam researcher, Islām Al-Beheirī who is charged for contempt of religion, Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawqī `Allām, said: “Freedom of thought is part of Islam; however it is not an absolute freedom.”

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