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The Egypt Copts Coalition called on Grand Shaykh of the Azhar Dr. Muhammad Sayīd Tantāwī to hold Islām, who is also the spokesman for the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS), accountable over his fatwá to kill the protesters of August 24 demonstrations against the Muslim Brotherhood.
For nearly thirty years, Egyptian society has witnessed the encroachment of the niqāb, this questionable phenomenon, and the risk of national security it generates. Imposed by the Salafism hardliners, the niqāb, or rather its true meaning from the Arabic concealment – is alien to Egyptian Muslims...
President of the Evangelical congregation in Egypt Dr. Andrīyya Zakī extended condolences to the Egyptian people and the government on the death of Dr. ʿAlī al-Sammān, who was a symbolic figure of Islamic-Christian dialogue and had worked sincerely to foster interfaith and intercultural coexistence...
The relationship between al-Azhar and the Vatican has witnessed several changes during the previous ten years, namely since 2006. Since then, the relationship has experience disagreement, discord, agreement, and finally, rapprochement.
On the canal shore, in the city of Ismā`iliyya, to which he moved to escape the capital Cairo and its noise, al-Yawm al-Sabī` interviewed Dr. Khālid Muntaṣṣir, a physician, intellectual and media person. But most importantly, he is a man capable of stirring up controversy in the Egyptian street on...
Commenting on the recent terrorist attack against Copts in Minya, Upper Egypt, Nā’ūt gives examples of true religious believers who pursue convergence and tolerance with other faiths. “Every Friday,” Nā’ūt writes, “Father Aldo Danieli, parish priest of the church of Santa Maria Assunta in the...
Controversy generated after the announcement made by the Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark, Pope Tawadrūs II, to dedicate the award prize he received during his Russia visit from The Orthodox Unity Fund, to build a mosque and a church in the new administrative capital of...
Since his enthronement as the Vatican’s pope, Pope Francis I has spread love and peace and revived the relationship with Al-Azhar through meetings and dialogues. After a break of 5 years due to the statements delivered by Pope Benedict XVI and his attack on Islam in the Middle East, Pope Francis...
Background: Father Marqus ‘Azīz Khalīl talked about the issue of the Hanging Church and criticizes the Ministry of Culture in its stance regarding the issue. The interview was held in Arabic. Side A: The Hanging Church issue was focused on two main aspects; the reconstruction of the church and the...
Background: This is an interview with Shaykh Muḥammad Sayyid Ṭanṭāwī, the Great Imam of the Azhar conducted by Cornelis Hulsman and members of the Maʿadī Community Church which is a very diverse community. They belong to many different Christian backgrounds and come from forty different countries....

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