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Former Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. ʿAlī Jumʿa, said his TV show Nūr al-Dīn (Light of Religion), arrived at the right time to save society and preserve mental well-being from decline.
Al-Azhar has resumed its scholarly program after the fasting month of Ramaḍān, focusing on elucidating Islamic heritage books with a target of 60 books a week under the guidance of the Grand Imām of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyīb.
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 &...
Secretary-General of the Islamic Research Academy, Dr. Naẓīr ʿAyyād, chaired the 3rd session of AlBaraka Forum for Islamic Economy during its 44th edition, held in the Saudi city of Medina under the title ‘Maqāṣid al-Sharīʿa: The Governing Framework of Islamic Economics.’
Media guru Ibrāhīm ʿĪsā said that political Islamist groups are troubled by Valentine’s Day and consider it ḥarām (religiously impermissible). He pointed out however that Valentine’s Day could be viewed as an important occasion in the tough reality Egyptians are going through amidst political and...
The Coptic Orthodox Church has different clerical titles ranging from deacon (Shemās), priest (Kāhin/Qasīs, depending on function), archpriest (Qummūṣ), monk (Rāhib), archbishop (Muṭrān) and bishop (Usquf), as well as other titles granted to a church minister in accordance with the hierarchy he...
The main hall at the 55th Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF) hosted Islamic antiquities professors for a symposium titled ‘In the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo’ to discuss the museum’s role in maintaining Egypt’s identity.
At the 55th edition of the Cairo International Book Fair (CIBF), Al-Azhar’s booth is offering its visitors a book titled ‘Islam in China: Scholars and Figures,’ authored by a group of researchers as the latest publication by Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism.
Mufīda ʿAbd al-Raḥman, the renowned first Egyptian female lawyer, participated in the activities of the committee on personal status law amendments in late 1950s and contributed to enacting legislations regulating family-related affairs, including marriage and divorce.
The Coptic Orthodox Church is celebrating the Epiphany of 2024 to commemorate the baptism of Jesus by Saint John the Baptist in the Jordan River. Churches are organizing the ceremonies for the celebration that starts on Friday (January 19).  

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