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The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously adopted the drafted resolution by Egypt and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in order to promote a culture of peace and tolerance with regards to the protection of religious sites.
Major General Khālid Shuʿayb, governor of Maṭrūḥ, met with Shaykh ʿAbd al-ʿAẓīm Sālim, Director of the Azharian zone in Maṭrūḥ,  Fr. Matā Zakariyyā, pastor of the Virgin Mary Church, and Shaykh ʿAbd al-Ḥakīm Sulṭān, Director General of the Maṭrūḥ Preaching area. They met following the completion of...
Dr Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumaʿa, Minister of Awqāf (religious endowments), received a letter from His Holiness Pope Francis, the Pope of the Catholic Church, on the International Day of Peace regarding cooperation to promote a culture of humanitarian peace.
The author of this op-ed discusses how to truly implement the meaning of “tolerance” [al-tasāmuḥ] when it comes to interfaith dialogue.  He stresses the need to find what unites people whether its nation or common humanity in order to overcome conflict.  The article is as follows:
Al-Azhar issued its 2020 report showcasing the most important issues that it dealt with this year. In light of the vicious attacks to disparage Islam and the Prophet Muḥammad in 2020, al-Azhar – which is the voice of nearly two billion Muslims – worked hard to stand up against these attacks.  The...
The Endowments Ministry and the National Broadcasting Authority organized a seminar called ‘No Compulsion in Religion’ on Tuesday.
In 1943, commenting on an accusation made by a British court about Zionist leaders smuggling weapons to gangs in Palestine, David Ben-Gurion said, “From now on, to be anti-Zionist means that you are anti-Semitic.” This was an early attempt to displace the concept of ‘anti-Semitism’ that was...
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.
Minister of Endowments [al-Awqāf] and head of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumaʿa said that the Ministry of Endowments has decided that "interfaith and cultural dialogue" will be the topic of the upcoming conference for the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs.  The...
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism participated in the first "Hemispheric Forum on Freedom of Religion or Belief" which was organized by the Colombian government [as part of the International Religious Freedom or Belief Alliance].  Al-Azhar was invited by Colombian Minister of Foreign...

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