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The book "The Pope and the Grand Imam: A Thorny Path... A Testimony to the Birth of Human Fraternity" is showcased at the 52nd Cairo International Book Fair, in both al-Azhar al-Sharīf and the Muslim Council of Elders pavilions. The book was written by Judge Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Salām, Secretary...
Many non-religious people in the West tend to believe religious people are irrational. Their view of religious Muslims is often even less favorable. They are, unjustly, often associated with religious extremism. Ignorance of the great diversity that we find in all religions as well as their...
During a recorded speech given to students at the Ecumenical Institute for the Middle East, Pope Tawāḍrūs II said that God sent the Coronavirus plague to serve as a warning to mankind to watch itself as it develops technology and makes new discoveries.  He added that mankind believes that it is the...
Pope Francis’s visit to Iraq and his meetings with political and religious leaders is a powerful move by the pope to spread peace and bring hope to a country where there appears to be no limit to its suffering.  However, the trip is also a powerful reminder of the trial and tribulations of...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II had a phone call with Pope Francis on Sunday in celebration of the Day of Brotherly Love held on May 10th between the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church. 
Al-Azhar celebrated International Day of Peace, which seeks to strengthen peace between nations and peoples, eliminate violence, and promote cease fires around the world through education and greater awareness.
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism participated in the first "Hemispheric Forum on Freedom of Religion or Belief" which was organized by the Colombian government [as part of the International Religious Freedom or Belief Alliance].  Al-Azhar was invited by Colombian Minister of Foreign...
In this editorial, the author expresses his disapproval of Pope Francis’s recent comments on civil unions for gay people.  He writes as follows:
For six years, the Egyptian government has been working to carry out a national plan so that Egypt can become an international religious tourist destination since it stands alone in the number of unique Christian artefacts and plays a pivotal role in the Abrahamic religions.
The Coptic Orthodox Church has released a book and documentary titled “The Holy Family’s Journey in Egypt”. It was produced at the Saint George (Mār Jirjis) Convent in Cairo’s historic Coptic quarter and has been released in six languages.

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