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The Endowments Ministry applauded the statement that was released on March 15, from al-Azhar’s Council of Senior Scholars, which allowed the suspension of Friday sermons and congregational prayers to protect people from the coronavirus.
Amid preventative measures being taken against the spread of coronavirus, the Egyptian Ministry of Endowments has announced that work on all ministry events is to be suspended. It has also prohibited the holding of funerals and wedding services until further notice.
The problem between Shaykh Abdullah Rushdy [ʿAbdullāh Rushdī] and Dr. Majdī Yaʿqūb presents itself as one of the most dangerous issues facing Islamic thought. It’s the issue of passing judgment on others; on [attempting to] determine whether they will go to heaven or to hell.
Eight people were killed and another 30 are recorded missing after floods swept over al-Zarāyib area of 15th May City on March 12. Shiḥātah Maqdis, a leader of the “zabaleen” [al-Zabbālīn], a community of garbage collectors, said that search and rescue operations are still ongoing to find the...
The Evangelical and Catholic churches should soon be able to establish their own endowments bodies, as a bill setting the legal precedent for the authorities is nearly ready for Parliament.
The American TIME magazine chose the writer Dr. Nawāl al-Sa’dāwī in its list of “100 women of the year.” The list of the most influential women over the last 100 years was compiled to coincide with International Women’s Day. The magazine explained that al-Sa’dāwī was chosen due to her militancy in...
On Friday, Minister of Endowments Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jum’ah and Major General Arkan Harb ʿĀdil al-Ghadbān, Governor of Port Said, opened the Islamic complex in Port Fouad, after the completion of maintenance work which cost LE4. 6 million and was split between the Endowments Ministry and the Suez...
On Tuesday February 25, bishop Ibrāhīm Isḥaq, patriarch of Alexandria for Catholic Copts, returned to Cairo after finishing his pastoral tour of Italy and the Vatican which began on February 6.
Egypt’s Dār al-Iftāʾ published a fatwa on its official Facebook page saying: "Female genital cutting is ḥarām and is a [form of] violence against women #no_to_female_genital_cutting."
All the denominations of Egypt’s churches came together to celebrate Sunday’s masses for Christian unity, including the Orthodox, Catholic, Evangelical, Greek Orthodox and Episcopal churches. The masses were part of a week of prayer for Christian unity, organized in cooperation with the Egyptian...

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