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  • Awqaf minister rejects establishment of syndicate for preachers

    Date: 2017-01-23 14:19:15 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:72 - ID:6388709

    CAIRO, Jan 23 (MENA) - Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa has rejected a call to establish a syndicate for preachers and imams. During a joint meeting of the constitutional and legislative committee and religious affairs and Awqaf committee of ....

  • Islamophobia Monitoring Observatory welcomes UN chief's call to overcome Islamophobia

    Date: 2017-01-23 12:52:35 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:48 - ID:6387249

    CAIRO, Jan 23 (MENA) - The Islamophobia Monitoring Observatory at Egypt's Dar al Ifta welcomed the call of the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres to overcome intolerance and discrimination against Muslims and humanity. In a statement ....

  • Pope Tawadros: Church attack was against all Egyptians

    Date: 2017-01-23 08:40:10 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:18 - ID:6385933

    CAIRO, Jan 23 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese said the terrorist attack on Al Botroseya Church in Cairo's Abbassiya district on December 11 was against all Egyptians. Giving a word during a mass held ....

  • Pope Tawadros II meets with Canadian parliamentary delegation

    Date: 2017-01-22 19:14:27 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:72 - ID:6384209

    CAIRO, Jan 22 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese met Sunday with a delegation of the Canadian parliament. The meeting took up the current situation in Egypt and in the region. The situation in Egypt is ....

  • Countering corruption should be social culture - min.

    Date: 2017-01-20 09:42:17 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:25 - ID:6369381

    CAIRO, Jan 20 (MENA) – Awqaf Minister Mokhtar Gomaa urged disseminating the culture of countering corruption to become a social culture. In a statement on Friday, he said any corrupt person must be brought to justice, highlighting the importance ....

  • Alex. governor visits Pope Tawadros to extend Epiphany greetings

    Date: 2017-01-19 12:38:18 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:36 - ID:6364333

    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Jan 19 (MENA) - Alexandria Governor Reda Farahat and a number of popular and executive leaderships in the governorate visited on Thursday Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese at the Saint Mark's ....

  • Pope Tawadros meets Moshira Khattab

    Date: 2017-01-19 08:05:11 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:11 - ID:6362469

    CAIRO, Jan 19 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese met on Thursday with Egypt's nominee for the post of the director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), ....

  • Tayyeb: Al Azhar ready to train Somali Imams on facing extremist thoughts

    Date: 2017-01-18 21:15:14 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:80 - ID:6360625

    CAIRO, Jan 18 (MENA) - Al Azhar Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed el Tayyeb on Wednesday stressed Al Azhar’s readiness to train Somali Imams on how to face extremist thoughts and correct misconceptions about Islam. El Tayyeb made the remarks in a meeting ....

  • Azhar imam to Danish delegation: Terror groups act under cover of religion

    Date: 2017-01-18 13:59:01 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:54 - ID:6357953

    CAIRO, Jan 18 (MENA) - Grand Imam of Al Azhar Dr Ahmed el Tayyeb asserted on Wednesday that terror groups have nothing to do with Islam and that they act under the cloak of religion. He made the remarks during a meeting with a Danish delegation led ....

  • Pope Tawadros II to preside over Epiphany feast mass in Alexandria

    Date: 2017-01-18 10:18:36 GMT - Egypt - Religion - SN:22 - ID:6355825

    CAIRO, Jan 18 (MENA) - Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese will preside over the mass for Epiphany on Thursday in Alexandria. Security measures were stepped up around churches in Alexandria governorate on the ....

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