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Former French-Moroccan CAWU intern Dina Bouchkouch spoke with students at the webinar of June 22-24, 2020, about her personal experiences with interfaith/intercultural dialogue and why CAWU has been so important to her own personal development. This text was recorded and edited by the different...
The paper aims at presenting the religious education at the German School in Cairo (DEO) as one of the very few examples of schools offering interreligious education in Egypt.  In order to give the cooperative religious education at DEO a fair examination,
In a letter to Dr ʿAlīʿAbd al-ʿᾹl, Speaker of the House of Representatives, al-Azhar has communicated the opinion of the Council of Senior Scholars on the bill presented to Parliament pertaining to reforms to the Egyptian Dār al-Iftā’. Al-Azhar stressed that the content of these reforms contravenes...
Dr. Saʿad al-Ddīn aAl-Hhilālī, professor of Islamic jurisprudence at Al-ʾAzhar University, said that Erdogan’s decision to convert the Hagia Sophia into a mosque is an offense to Muslims and Islam, and every Muslim must disapprove of this decision. He says that everyone must know this is the result...
On Thursday, the Center for the Development of International Student Education organized the annual closing ceremony of the activities of the institutes of Islamic Missions and the institutes of Arabic Language Education for non-Arabic speakers and the opening of an exhibition to introduce the...
The Office for the Grand Shaykh of al-Azhar announced the launching of the Forum of Senior Scholars under the title "Sunnah between criticism of the chain of transmission [al-Sanad] and criticism of the reported text [al-Matn]: provisions, rules, and effects." The forum will be held tomorrow, after...
  Prof. Usama Nabīl, head of the French Department at the Faculty of Languages and Translation at Al-Azhar University, delivered a lecture on the Islamic-Christian dialogue at the Department of Politics at Sorbonne University. The lecture focused on the important value of dialogue in Islam.
Dr. Ahmad Mahmūd Karīmah, Professor of Islamic Law (sharī’ah) in the Azhar University, said “our Islam and its reputation was lost because of closed minds”. He added, with tears in his eyes, that whoever divides religion into political parties does not know anything about Islam. That came during...
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...
A YouTube video in which an Egyptian (the text did not mentioned whether he is a Muslim or Christian) youth defiled the Qur’ān has sparked controversy amongst religious circles. The actions prompted a response from the Azhar officials, with Shaykh ‘Alī ‘Abd al-Bāqī stating that if he had acted in “...

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