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Egyptian businessman Najīb Sāwīrīs has sparked controversy among social media users following a post in which he said, “We Christians believe in one God,” renewing controversy he had made the prior week following a similar post in which he cited a verse of the Qurʾān (Sūrat Al-Kāfirūn) as evidence...
Posts on social media regarding Islamic rulings on drinking alcohol have spread during the past few hours, sparked by a bottle of beer that appeared in a photo during the conference of Takwīn foundation.
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.  
During the last Friday of the Hegira calendar month of Shawwāl, the Ṣūfī Orders are celebrating the mūlid (birth anniversary) of the founder of the Shāzlī Order, Abū al-Ḥasan al-Shāzlī.
A former advisor of the Grand Imām of al-Azhar said that Islamic Ṣūfīsm protects young people from the “hazard of extremism,” adding that people have to be aware of the sound form of Ṣūfīsm, or Islamic mysticism.
The 3rd group of a training forum led by Pope Tawāḍrūs of the Coptic Orthodox Church began at the Church of Mār Jirjis in the Cairo district of Heliopolis. The aim of the program is to provide training for 1,000 ecclesial teachers.
During the two-day forum of the Coptic Institute for Church Administration and Development (COPTICAD) in the Logos center in Wādī al-Naṭrūn, Pope Tawāḍrūs of the Coptic Orthodox Church delivered a lecture to 35 newly-ordained priests.
The Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, stated that it is not in the authority of the ʿulemāʾ (scholars) to judge someone to be a kāfir (disbeliever). He added that such a ruling can only take place after meticulous verification and through the judiciary.
Dr. Saʿad al-Dīn al-Hilālī, a professor of jurisprudence (fiqh) at al-Azhar University, stated that the debates about the Sunna (the traditions of the Prophet Muḥammad) or the Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī collection of ḥadīths, are being used as propaganda tools rather than topics of genuine discussions aimed...
Grand Muftī of Egypt, Dr. Shawqī ʿAllām, said that the spread of violence and terrorism, both in the past and now, has not taken place because of religions, but rather because of deviation from sound religious teachings that call for coexistence, tolerance, and respect for diversity.


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