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On the other hand, a number of Azhar scholars and leaders of the Coptic Orthodox Church vehemently rejected images showing U.S. soldiers urinating over the dead bodies of the Afghan Taliban Movement fighters, describing the act as "ugly, barbaric and violating respect for humans". Muhammad Ra'fat '...
Commenting on the statement disclosed by Egypt's Minister of Culture, Helmī al-Namnam, in which he accused Al-Azhar of spreading radical thought, Dr. Mohyī Al-Dīn `Afīfī, Secretary General Of The Islamic Council for Research, said that Al-Azhar does not spare an effort to promote moderate Islam by...
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...
Member of the Islamic Research Academy (IRA), Dr. Muhammad al-Shahāt al-Gūndī, said that the relationship between Vatican and Al-Azhar experienced years of tension, since 2006, after now-retired Pope Benedict XVI took office.
In a press statement released today by the Minister of [Islamic] Endowments, Dr. Mūkhtār Jūm`a said that the emergence of a booming new market of ideas in which cultural products of some groups who, through unprecedented financial support, hijacked the religious discourse, diminishing thus the role...
A comprehensive dialogue meeting launched by Al-Azhar with students of the Faculty of Art of the University of Damietta was attended by Dr. `Abbās Shumān, Al-Azhar Deputy, Eng. Ismā`īl `Abd al-Hamīd Tāha, Governor of Damietta, Dr. Mohī al-Dīn `Afīfi, General Secretary of the Center for Islamic...
Background: Yūsuf Shāhīn, born on (25.1.1926–27.7.2008), was a prominent Coptic Christian film director and was active in the Egyptian film industry from the 1950s until his death on July 27, 2008. He is best known for controversial themes present in his movies and the legal issues he had regarding...
The Azhar's Academy of Islamic Research, in a session on December 28 under Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyīb, discussed a code of ethics for the mass media and satellite channels so that they would not insult divine religions. The Academy also decided to present a memorandum to the minister of...
The committee concerned with the law on developing the Azhar finalized the draft and will refer it to the Islamic Research Academy. The development includes restructuring the senior ulema board and choosing the Azhar’s Grand Shaykh among them. [Muhammad 'Abd al-Khāliq, al-Ahrām, Dec. 27, p. 14]...

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