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Some Coptic organizations and activists, in a statement they called the March 30 Declaration, vehemently rejected the 100-member panel and “attempts by certain groups to draft the new Egyptian Constitution alone,” urging the Egyptian Church to immediately announce its position on the panel and...
The Coptic Orthodox Church, in the statement, called on SCAF Chairman Field Marshal Muhammad Husayn Tantāwī to approve a constitution panel that is representative of all Egyptians without discrimination among the citizens of Egypt on religious or ethnic basis. [Rajab Ramadān, Muhammad Abū al-‘...
The Alexandria Millī Council sent a statement on Friday (March 30) to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) in which it condemned the mechanisms used to form a constitution-drafting assembly. The Council stressed equality among all Egyptians in rights and duties regardless of religious...
The Azhar apologized for not participating in the constituent assembly and expressed reservations over its “poor” representation in the panel after it decided to withdraw Wāsil from it. The decision was taken during a meeting of the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy under Grand Shaykh Dr. Ahmad al-...
The scholars said that religious groups “have to return to their barracks”! “It was a vital matter that the Azhar take its representative out of the constitution assembly simply because it is not proper for the stature of the Azhar to participate in a panel marked by domination not partnership and...
I just returned from a visit to the UK where I attended a church service in Startfort, London. Stratfort is an area with a large percentage of Muslims living in it. They prayed for the victims of the Manchester bombing while simultaneously speaking with great love about their Muslim neighbours....
Background: The recording included questions regarding how Muslims should treat Jews and Christians. Dr. ʿAbd al-Muʿṭī Bayūmī,  member of the Islamic Research Academy in Egypt and a professor at Al Azhar University responded to the questions. Side B: Dr. ʿAbd al-Muʿṭī Bāyūmī talked about the idea...
Background: The tape concerns an interview with Dr. ʿAbd al-Muʿṭī Bayūmī, professor ʾUṣūl al-dīn (sources of Islam) and scholar at the Azhar University. He tackles the issue of enlightenment in Islam while criticizing the Islamist views of Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī’s. Bayūmī praises Azhar Shaykh Dr....
  Interviewers: Quinta Smit and Eline Kasanwidjojo   Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript)   Transcript: not mentioned   Approval: Requested and no objection received     The discussion is about the structure of the Muslim Brotherhood, the interference...
Born in 1940, Dr. ʿAbd al-Muʿṭī Bayyūmī is an Egyptian professor at the Usūl al-Dīn (Fundamentals of Religion) Faculty in the Azhar University in Cairo. He has addressed many issues related to fiqh, as well as issues related to culture and politics. According to Dr. Bayyūmī, the renewal of...

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