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Today, Wednesday, June 6, Pope Tawāḍrūs called Grand Imām of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyīb, to congratulate him on the Muslim celebration of ʿĪd al-Aḍḥā.
The largest ifṭār (fast-breaking) dinner for Muslims who are fasting was held at al-Azhar Mosque. On the ninth day of the Hijrī calendar month of Zī al-Ḥijja, also known as ʿArafāt or ʿArafa, 5,000 meals were offered to fasting Muslims.  
A fatwa secretary at the Dār al-Iftāʾ stated that slaughtering the udḥīya (sacrificial animals in Islam) in the streets is a cursed act, as said by the Prophet Muḥammad.  
Grand Imam on al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad el-Ṭayyīb, extended his congratulations to President ʿAbd el-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī and to both the people within Egypt and in the Arab and Islamic world on the occasion of celebrating Laylat Al-Qadr.  
Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, received a high-level delegation from the Egyptian Episcopal/Anglican Church, led by Archbishop Sāmī Fawzī of Alexandria and Archbishop Dr. Munīr Ḥannā, the honorary head of the Episcopal Church and Director of the Center for Christian-Muslim Understanding...
The countdown has begun for the payment of Zakāt al-Fiṭr (alms for ʿĪd al-Fiṭr), which Muslims are required to pay prior to the Ramaḍān Bairam prayers at the end of the blessed month.
Dr. Salāma Dāwūd, President of al-Azhar University, highlighted that we are now entering the final third of the fasting month of Ramaḍān, with March 30 marking the beginning of the odd nights of the last 10 days.
The Episcopal Church Diocese hosted an ifṭār banquet attended by esteemed guests such as Dr. Sāmī Fawzī, Archbishop of the Episcopal/Anglican Church of Alexandria, and Dr. Munīr Ḥannā, the honorary archbishop the Episcopal Church and Chairman of the Center of Christian-Muslim Understanding &...
Recent statements by Dr. ʿAlī Jumʿa, the former grand muftī of Egypt, have stirred public opinion on social media, particularly regarding the possibility of bypassing torment in the afterlife.
The former grand muftī of Egypt, Dr. ʿAlī Jumʿa, emphasized the necessity  for the discourse addressed to the people to be centered on mercy and love rather than hatred, adding that it is possible that God might abolish Hell and grant entry to all humans into Heaven, as claimed by many scholars.


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