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Fahmi Howeidi believes that anger ruined the right way of handling the case of the expelled monk. Instead of regarding it as an attempt to attack the public system, violating the traditions of the journalism profession, it was regarded as a matter concerning only Copts. The angry people did not...
A sheikh, who worked for ten years in Germany as a teacher, and learned "Al-Higama" [scarification, his method of "treatment" teaches people how to treat themselves in this way. He does not take any fees for his practice. Instead he sells the visitors two audio tapes and a booklet explaining Al-...
Pope Shenouda visited the Mufti to congratulate him on the Greater Bairam. Their conversation did not address anything political. It confined itself to how to consolidate national unity, the Islamic-Christian dialogue and Dar Al-Ifta joining the Committee of Inter-Religious Dialogue.
Sixteen members of the Baha’i group were arrested in a village in Upper Egypt. They are accused of apostasy of the real Islam and therefore should not be treated as Muslims. The Mufti stressed the necessity of applying the doctrinal punishment for apostasy to the Baha’i group.
At the conference called "Seeing is a right for all," which was held at the Ministry of Health, the Grand Imam and the Mufti said they agreed to the transplantation or donation of body organs as long as this was done legally and agreed upon by doctors. They quoted many Qur’anic verses to support...
The author criticizes the Sheikh of the Azhar because he spoke highly of the book "Islam and the gardens of the devil" by the editor-in-chief of Rose El-Youssef. He believes that the book contains Western and non-religious ideas. It speaks of Heavenly Religions, as if God has many religions and...
There are many different opinions about the Islamic telephone service. The Mufti believes that taking money for giving a fatwa is illegal and dangerous that makes people turn to non-specialists. The dean of the Faculty of Shari’a is of opinion that if a certain institution asks an individual or a...
S. M. Al-Homosani wrote Aqidaty he converted to Islam a year ago. When his family found out they threatened to kill him and forced him to sign a written confession that he has left Islam and returned. He asks if he is considered an apostate because he signed that confession, although deep in his...
The issue of the business of fatwas resulted in a major disagreement between the Mufti and Dr. Abdel-Mo’ti Bayoumi, dean of the ’Usul el-Din Faculty [roughly translated as Islamic Theology] at the Azhar University. The different reactions towards the project led to its suspension.
A Muslim woman, who is married to a non-Muslim and had a baby by him, wrote to Aqidati to ask about the Islamic judgment on her marriage. The secretary of the Fatwa [religious decree given by a Muslim scholar, a Mufti] Committee in the Azhar wrote in reply: "All the scholars of Islam have agreed...

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